For children 3+, electric toothbrushes are safe and the most effective brushing option*
Strong Teeth Make Strong Kids was created with your practice and your patients in mind. Produced in collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the AAPD Foundation, this initiative highlights the importance of oral health, and encourages great oral care habits from the first tooth.
Children's Dental Health Month (CDHM) presents a unique opportunity for Crest + Oral-B to provide useful and relevant materials to our Dental Professionals. All our CDHM materials: Activity Book, Education Guide and Poster are complimentary. Please download, print and use as needed to encourage good oral care during this important month.
Your child’s well-being is your biggest concern and their oral hygiene is an important part of their overall health. The care of your child’s teeth and gums begins with you - - you can set them on the right path for a lifetime of excellent oral hygiene.
Dental Care for Infants
[Course Number: 387]
Ivonne Ganem, DMD, MPH
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that caries is perhaps the most prevalent infectious disease in U.S children. By the time they reach kindergarten, more than 40% of children have caries.
Management of Pediatric Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
[Course Number: 391]
Steven Schwartz, DDS
The dentist's successful management of medical emergencies requires preparation, prevention and knowledge of definitive management not just by the dentist but also by all dental staff. Although the primary focus of the Management of Pediatric Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office course is the pediatric dental patient, adult medical emergencies will also be addressed.
Radiographic Techniques for the Pediatric Patient
[Course Number: 63]
Steven Schwartz, DDS
The purpose of this course is to provide a discussion on the guidelines for radiographic exposure intervals for the reduction of ionizing radiation and innovative techniques that are helpful in conducting radiographic examinations for the pediatric patient. Also, suggestions for communicating with patients and parents about radiation safety and the need for radiographs are covered.