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Role of Nutrition in Childhood Caries Risk Management

Jan 08, 2024



This course will discuss the fundamental elements of the diet and caries connection in childhood. Evidence-based science demonstrates that a child’s caries risk is complex, multifactorial and greatly impacted by diet and nutrition. Explore best practices that will help oral healthcare professionals include nutritional guidance into clinical practice. This course will provide practical nutritional and oral care advice to share with patients and families for lowering caries risk, based on current, updated guidance.

Participants will learn:

  • The bidirectional interrelationship and synergy between diet, key nutritional components and childhood caries risk
  • The impact of oral hygiene along with healthy eating habits on the oral health of the infant, child and adolescent
  • Talking points for communicating evidence-based nutritional guidance to children, adolescents and families