Clinical Skills: Integrating Oral Health

Module Materials

Risk Assessment, Clinical Evaluation, and Preventive Interventions for Oral Health

This is the second of five oral health modules. This module will teach how to complete the first three HRSA oral health core clinical competencies: risk assessment, clinical evaluation, and preventive interventions. As part of this module, the learner will also complete courses 2 and 6 of the Smiles for Life Oral Health Curriculum, a brief practice activity and a post-module quiz.

Learning Objectives

  • Assess a child’s risk of developing dental caries.
  • Conduct a clinical oral evaluation for young children.
  • Identify relevant clinical conditions related to caries.
  • Determine appropriate preventive oral health services needed for young children based on caries risk level.
  • Describe different workflow examples for caries risk assessment, clinical evaluations, and preventive interventions during a medical visit.

Who Should Complete this Module?

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CME credit available.

Approximate Time: 60 minutes

Clinical Skills: Integrating Oral Health