Clinical Trainings for Medical Providers

Deny Tooth Decay

More LA Smiles no-cost Clinical Trainings provide in-person and web-based trainings to promote pediatric caries prevention and disease management for medical providers.

About These Trainings

This component helps medical providers gain an understanding of the prevalence and severity of caries, the rationale for risk-based care and how to feel comfortable integrating oral health assessments for pediatric patients. The clinical training program is led by UCLA faculty in collaboration with various program partners and eligible providers can receive no-cost CME credits through the Overview and Advanced courses.

Overview of Pediatric Dental Caries and Risk-Based Caries Prevention and Disease Management

This Course Covers

A review of Medi-Cal 2020 Dental Transformation Initiative and More LA Smiles;

The prevalence and severity of caries in infants, children and adolescents;

Understanding dental caries;

Risk-based assessments and population-based approaches;

Preventive and disease management practices;

Systems-based approaches to improving children’s oral health

Who Should Participate:

  • Family Medicine Practitioners
  • Pediatricians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Clinical Support Staff
Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1 CME Credit

Enrollment Options

Online In-Person

Advanced Pediatric Risk-Based Caries Prevention and Disease Management

This Course Covers

The rationale for medical involvement in children’s oral health;

A review of Medi-Cal 2020 Dental Transformation Initiative as applied in Los Angeles;

Integrated care pathways for medical providers at well child visits;

Methods for delivering oral health clinical services.

Who Should Participate

  • Family Medicine Practitioners
  • Pediatricians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistant
Length: 3 Hours
Credits: 3 CME Credits

Enrollment Options

Online In-Person

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