CE Credit

First Dental Home

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Welcome to the training on First Dental Home provided by Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 1.00 CE

Goal

The goal of this module is to train general and pediatric dentists enrolled in Texas Health Steps to provide dental homes for children 6 through 35 months. Completing this course is a prerequisite to applying for certification as a First Dental Home dentist.

Target Audience

Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Summarize the challenges that young Texans face in accessing oral health care and the importance of the First Dental Home model.
  2. Specify the required components of a First Dental Home checkup.
  3. Determine the recommended dental checkup frequency for a child with moderate to high risk for the development of early childhood caries.

NOTE: In this module, the term “parents” also refers to guardians and other caregivers.

Please note this module expires on 7/27/2021.

This module was released on 7/27/2018.

Accreditation Statement

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