Increasing health literacy to reduce Dental Caries. Are you and your practice health literate?

Dr. Alice Horowitz, Title/Credentials: Research Associate Professor, PhD, MA, RDH

Thu, 8 December, 8:00 PM EST (New York)

7:00 PM (CT), 6:00 PM (MT), 5:00 PM (PT)


C.E. Credit: 1 | Duration: 1 hour | Language: English | Price: Free

Content will include background and update on oral health literacy and its potential impact on decreasing dental caries, especially among pregnant women and their children.

Participants will learn:

  • What health literacy is & why it is important
  • How to incorporate important communication skills to increase health literacy among their patients

Dentists, dental assistants and hygienists
AGD PACE subject code(s): 011


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Tribune Group GmbH is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Tribune Group GmbH is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or province board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 7/1/2014 to 6/30/2016. Provider ID# 355051.

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