Improving Oral Health Literacy: Teaching Primary School Students through the Lessons in a Lunch Box Program

Introduction
Introduction

The purpose of this course is to introduce a unique strategy to address health literacy. It is outlined to thoroughly educate dental professionals about the Lessons in a Lunch Box program by teaching the necessary steps to efficiently present these materials to their audience. This course will equip professionals with information and resources necessary to offer this oral health education presentation in the communities they serve. A “dentally designed” lunch box and a dental hygiene products container crafted in the likeness of a fresh carrot are used to aid in presenting the program, in capturing the attention of young audiences and in making sure the meaningful lessons being taught are remembered long after the one hour presentation.

Please Note:

  1. Registration is required to present a Lessons in a Lunch Box program. Click here to register and view registration dates. Supplies are limited.
  2. For School Superintendents, School Principals, K-12 Teachers, and K-12 Learning Facilitators, this course is for informational purposes only and does not offer CE credit.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The authors report no conflicts of interest associated with this work.

Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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SUBMISSION INFORMATION

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Submission

To have your "proof of completion" information automatically submitted to the AGD, make sure to add your AGD membership number in the field provided on the Share Your Test Score page. Allow at least 30 days for your credit transfer to appear in your AGD account.

NEW - Tennessee Licensees - Beginning October 11, 2018 dentalcare.com will submit your CE course information to CE Broker.

Note for Tennessee and Louisiana Licensees:
For your “proof of completion” to be electronically reported to CE Broker within 30 days of program completion, please add your Tennessee/Louisiana License number in the field provided on the “Share Your Test Score” page. If you are licensed in multiple states, please enter just your Tennessee/Louisiana License number.

Note for Florida Licensees:
For your “proof of completion” to be electronically reported to CE Broker within 30 days of program completion, please add your Florida License number in the field provided on the “Share Your Test Score” page. If you are licensed in multiple states, please enter just your Florida License number. For accurate submission into Florida CE Broker:

  • Dentists must have a “DN” in front of their license number, i.e., DN12345
  • Hygienists must have a “DH” in front of their license number, i.e., DH12345
  • Do not add "0’s" in front of the license number – the system will reject the “proof of completion”

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