Dental providers can have different options of care for patients with different needs and abilities. Dentists will learn about different dental office design consideration for persons with special healthcare needs. We will review specialized products that can help with successful delivery of treatment and screening examinations for:
protective stabilization products mouth props, positioning aids, intraoral cameras, selecting prophy heads, and more. Four dentists will share their principles of patient management and necessary modifications across the lifespan.
Dr. Maureen Perry is a Professor and Director of the Center for Advanced Oral Health at A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health.
Dr. Jacob Dent is a special needs focused dental provider with a sensory integrated office.
Dr. David Fray is part of the Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health at University of Texas School of Dentistry.
Dr. Allen Wong has taught postdoctoral general dentistry for over 35 years in AEGD programs (Pacific and University California San Francisco) and is the director of Pacific's Hospital Dentistry Program.
1. Understand dental office design considerations
2. List principles of patient management across the lifespan
3. Describe treatment options and prevention strategies
The ADA designates this activity as 1 CE credit.
The ADA is a 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.