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Special Needs Dentistry - Session #1: Introduction to Special Needs Dentistry, and the Three Pillars of Treatment Planning

  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021 | 5:30 PM - Thu, Apr 15, 2021 | 7:30 PM
  • Location: WEBINAR
  • Contact: Kami Piscitelli
  • Email:
  • Phone: 804.864.7804

Presented by the Virginia Department of Health in partnership with Virginia Health Catalyst, Virginia Dental Association Foundation, and Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Pediatric Dentistry.

Speaker: Matthew R. Cooke, DDS, MD, MPH Moderator: Kami A. Piscitelli, BSDH, RDH

Credits: 2

There will be five 2-hour virtual sessions offered in the series, with each session building upon the information presented in the prior sessions. Each session will be granted 2-hours CE credit. Participants are encouraged to attend all five sessions of the course for a total of 10 hours CE credit. Registration is required for each session. Course sessions may not be available for future viewing. A possible recorded option is being determined.

  • Explain what comprises special needs dentistry
  • Discuss the three components of treatment planning (Medical, Dental/Surgical,
  • Behavior) and how to customize to an individual patient
  • Compare Risk vs Benefit as it relates to safe care focused on disease prevention and management