Dent JacobSpecial Needs for the G.P. -- An Overview of the Most Common Disabilities

Thursday, May 6

Time:  8:30 - 11:30 am  
Quick Summary:  Special needs patients pose unique challenges to the entire dental team, but being better prepared to care for them can mean everything to these families.
Fee:  Doctors $63   All Others $22
Course Description:  This course will educate participants on various types of special needs patients, the specifics of their disabilities, and how it relates to dentistry and the overall health of these patients.
Learning objectives:
  1. Define various forms of special needs and their common characteristics.
  2. Understand associated behaviors and dental concerns of each covered disability.
  3. Determine the best treatment options for each special needs patient based on their individual disability and level.
Course most appropriate for:  Dentists, Hygienists, and Assistants
C.E. Hours:  3 clinical hours
Academy of General Dentistry Code:  436