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Caregivers and Families Preventing Oral Diseases for Patients who Have Special Healthcare Needs (Recorded Webinar)
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1
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Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This webinar was recorded in September 2021

Course Overview
This session of the Achieving Optimal Oral Health series is focused on working with caregivers, families and patients to improve oral health. Patients with intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, medical complexities, and advanced age should all have equitable access to oral disease prevention and care. The speakers will reviewhow to overcome barriers to oral health and hygiene at home for caregivers and they will share adaptive products they use to help promote independence. Speakers will provide tips on how to increase the likeliness of a successful dental office visit and highlight the value of teamwork among : the dental team, patients, parents, and caregivers.

This is one of three webinars in the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP) Achieving Optimal Oral Health series.

Presenters:
Brooke Fukuoka, D.M.D, F.S.C.D.
Karen Fallone, faculty member at A.T. Still University and clinical instructor in in the Advanced Care Clinic

Learning objectives:
• Understand risk factors for oral disease and how to decrease risk in various populations.
• Recognize how to overcome barriers to oral health at home and at a dental visit
• Explain the value of teamwork among: dental team, patients, parents, and caregivers

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

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