Please register for “Dental Championship in the Clinic and at Home” on Aug 10, 2017 2:00 PM EDT at:
This webinar will discuss the role of Direct Support Professionals in maintaining and improving the oral health of individuals with IDD. Being an effective dental office escort in the dental clinic setting will be discussed, with emphasis on best practices before, during, and after the appointment. The webinar will conclude with exploring strategies for supporting oral health at home. This dentist perspective will emphasize a team approach to oral health for individuals with IDD.
Dr. Lyubov Slashcheva serves as secretary for the board of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry. She is a fellow in Geriatric & Special Needs Dentistry and resident in Public Health Dentistry at the University of Iowa. Her interests bridge clinical dentistry with public health perspectives. An internship in a training center dental clinic, the Orange Grove Clerkship in IDD, as well as continued clinical care of adults with IDD inform this dentist’s perspective on effective oral healthcare service to individuals with IDD.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.