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Maintaining Oral Health in Patients With Special Needs

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CE Sponsored by Colgate in Partnership with the American Academy of Periodontology
Periodontal health is intricately tied to oral and systemic health in patients with special needs.

After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify the barriers to oral health care faced by patients with special needs.
  2. Discuss the risk of periodontal diseases among special-needs populations, especially those with Down syndrome and cerebral palsy.
  3. List strategies for providing periodontal treatment to patients with special needs and maintaining their oral health.
  4. Detail techniques tailored for treating children with special needs.

This course was published in the February 2018 issue and expires February 2021. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

Belmont Business Media is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at Belmont Business Media Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023. Provider ID 317924
3621 Harbor Blvd., Suite 265, Santa Ana, CA 92704

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