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Providing Care to Patients With Special Needs

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As more adults with special needs seek oral heath care in the private practice setting, clinicians need to be prepared to offer safe and effective treatment.

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

  1. Describe the prevalence of disabilities in the United States population, and list examples of patients with special needs and disabilities who commonly present in dental practice.
  2. Explain key information that should be included in the patient history when caring for this population.
  3. List clinical strategies and techniques that can enhance outcomes when caring for individuals with special needs or complex medical histories.

This course was issued in July/August 2019 issue and expires August 2022. The authors have 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 ada.org/cerp. 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
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