AGD Subject Code: 010
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss dental caries as a multifactorial process.
- Differentiate between vertical and horizontal transmission of dental caries.
- Recognize mother, caregiver, and familial risk factors for childhood dental caries.
- Advocate for interprofessional collaboration in addressing early childhood factors that
contribute to dental caries.
This course was published in the September 2023 issue and expires September 2026. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.