An in-depth exploration of a comprehensive guide outlining the best practices for managing the needs of pediatric patients across various stages in their journey.
Along with Cloud Dentistry
1 CE Credit
This presentation is designed to provide attendees with an overview of a comprehensive guide on taking care of pediatric patients throughout their years of life. According to the Center for Disease Control, a large proportion of children aged 2-19 have experienced dental caries, making it essential to prioritize oral care for this age group. The presentation will cover a range of topics related to pediatric oral health, including oral conditions, orofacial trauma, caries risk assessment, prevention, and home care. It will also address common barriers to proper oral care, such as misconceptions about the role of primary teeth or fear of the dentist, and provide tips on communicating effectively with pediatric patients. The presentation will explore how the structure of a dental visit can impact the outcome for pediatric patients and provide attendees with the tools and knowledge they need to achieve the best results for their patients.
Identify oral conditions and orofacial traumas with pediatric patients
Discuss preventative oral care recommendations with their pediatric patients
Determine caries risk for their pediatric patient
Apply tips to help guide their pediatric patient’s behavior
An Chih (Angela) Do, RDH, MEd, MAADH is a dynamic speaker that brings impactful and resourceful information to clinicians. Angela’s background in film and television, allows her creativity to expand beyond the operatory and into her presentations. As an immigrant and first-generation student, Angela knows the impact that education can make. This awareness drives her to empower dental professionals with the tools they need to better care for their patients. Whether Angela is teaching hands-on laser courses, providing resources for dental professionals to combat human trafficking, or educating on appropriate language to use with pediatric patients, Angela always delivers an informative but captivating program.
The Pediatric RDH is not just a speaker, mother, and operations manager she is also one of the American Dental Hygienists’ Associations most influential leaders. She is President of the Greater Houston Dental Hygienists’ Association and Speaker of the House for the Texas Dental Hygienists’ Association. She is also a District IX delegate and appointed for the 2021-2022 IDEA committee for ADHA. The do-all-things dental hygienist, is also a mother of two young boys and wife.