Reduce the Prevalence of Early Childhood Caries
While the expansion of Medicaid and The Children’s Health Insurance Program has improved utilization of dental care, state disparities remain.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the federal laws designed to improve access to oral health care for children.
- Define early childhood caries (ECC).
- Discuss the evidence-based recommendations for treatment of ECC.
- Explain the impact of public programs on the prevalence of ECC.
This course was published in the June 2016 issue and expires June 30, 2019. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.