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Training & Certification

Medical Provider Training Program on Pediatric Oral Health

Watch a short video of colleagues who have integrated pediatric oral health into well child care.

Trainings for Your Practice

Request An Onsite Training

Trainings typically include a CME 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 HampshireRhode Island, and Vermont


Virtual Trainings

For practices in Maine including Memorial Hospital, please click here to access the virtual training. This 45 minute on demand virtual training focuses on caries prevention, oral health assessments and fluoride varnish application. There are three interactive quizzes imbedded throughout the training. The training concludes with a short demonstration video on the application of fluoride varnish and tips for implementing varnish in the office setting.
Duration: 45 minutes
CME credit: 1 Category 1 CME

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Complete the online Smiles for Life Course
This online course is part of a national oral health curriculum called Smiles for Life, and 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 of fluoride varnish and how to apply fluoride varnish and provide adequate follow-up care.
Duration: 45 minutes
CME/CNE credits: 1 Category 1 CME/CNE

Quality Improvement and Technical Assistance

Webinars

Request Technical Assistance via Phone
Onsite technical assistance is available in multiple states. If you practice in one of the six 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!

Select Oral Health for MOC QI Project

Physicians preparing for recertification of the MOC Part IV can select pediatric oral health as their focus area for their office-based quality improvement project.

It is designed so that physicians can demonstrate to patients, colleagues and health care organizations ongoing professional development that results in quality patient care. MOC consists of four primary parts: professional standing, lifelong learning and self-assessment, cognitive expertise, and performance in practice.

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