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Oral Health Education

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Objectives:

  • Describe oral health disparities present among underserved communities.
  • Describe the relationship between oral health and overall health and understand and correlate good oral health with good overall health.
  • Identify and describe the most common diseases of the mouth (Dental Caries or Decay and Gum Disease).
  • Describe the physical, emotional, and social impact of dental caries and gum disease on children and adults.
  • Identify and describe oral disease risk factors and common factors with other chronic health conditions.
  • Understand the importance of including oral health topics into the CHW’s scope of work.
  • Identify and describe special oral health conditions associated with chronic diseases or special health conditions (pregnancy, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, special needs individuals, medication use, and oral cancer).

 

Presenter:  SONIA GARCIA LOPEZ, MS

 

 

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Details

Date:
May 11
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free