Watch a short video of colleagues who have integrated pediatric oral health into well child care.
Consider the following three options to prepare your practice to integrate early pediatric oral health into well child care:
- Request Onsite Training and Technical Assistance.
Onsite technical assistance is available in multiple states. Trainings typically include a CME/CNE training using the Smiles for Life curriculum, and hands-on training on the application of fluoride varnish as well as assistance with office flow and billing. Click the state link to find out more Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
- Complete an online Course.
The online course is part of a national oral health curriculum called Smiles for Life. It is available at no cost. The course focuses on dental caries (tooth decay) prevention. It offers a brief review of Early Childhood Caries (ECC) and addresses how the use of fluoride is part of a comprehensive approach to a child’s oral health. Specifically, clinicians will learn:
- The benefits, appropriate safety precautions, and dosing for fluoride
- How to apply fluoride varnish and provide adequate follow-up care
Duration: 45 minutes
CME/CNE credits: 1 Category 1 CME/CNE
- Request Technical Assistance via Phone.
If you practice in one of the four states above, click on the link to obtain the appropriate contact information. If you practice in a state other than those listed above, representatives in these four states will be happy to assist you. Please feel free to click a state link above to obtain the phone number. Give us a call!