Treating Kids with Trisomy 21
Following are strategies for supporting oral health and ensuring positive dental experiences in this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the prevalence of trisomy 21 in pediatric patients and the etiologies of this chromosomal disorder.
- Identify common presenting features of trisomy 21.
- Explain dental treatment strategies when caring for this patient population.
This course was issued in February 2020 and expires February 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.