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Oral Health - Why in MY Office





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Primary care providers in pediatric and family medicine practices.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the etiology and presentation of early childhood caries.
  • Describe the impact of oral health across the lifespan.
  • Identify the importance of fluoride and how to use it to prevent disease.

Joint Sponsor Statement - Note: This Accreditation Statement Supersedes All Other Statements

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Pennsylvania Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring materials activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits'. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded .10 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 1.0 contact hours. Faculty for this activity have been requested to identify significant financial or other relationships with manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or with provider(s) of any commercial service(s) which might affect the balance of their presentation.

Suggested Additional Reading and Information:

C. Eve Kimball, MD, FAAP — Dr. Kimball founded All About Children Pediatric Partners, PC. in Reading, Pa.
Consultant, Chapter Oral Health Advocate, Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Physicians (PAACP), and physician advisor to Healthy Teeth, Healthy Children.
Consultant, Reading and Berks County Head Start programs since 1991.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.