2023 Catalog: General Courses
DE0366: USPHS Quarterly CDE Webinar: Trends in Oral Health Disparities, Improvement and Challenges [Recorded Webinar]
This presentation will highlight disparities in oral health, specifically, untreated tooth decay, oral cancer, periodontitis, and tooth loss. In addition, data on access to dental services [past year dental visits, preventive dental services visits], and prevalence of dental sealants will be presented. Some of the key findings will showcase the CDC Oral Health Surveillance Report 2019 which examines national estimates for selected measures for oral health status during 2011–2016, changes since 1999–2004, and highlights disparities in oral health by certain sociodemographic characteristics.
This webinar is limited to the first 100 unique logins, although the phone line is not limited.
Upon completion of this course, participants will understand:
1. Current oral health disparities and changes over time.
2. Oral health disparities in the context of Healthy People 2020/2030 oral health objectives.
3. Prevalence across the life span for select oral health conditions.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
The Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health (IHS DOH) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. IHS DOH designates this activity for 1.00 continuing education credits.
Please Make Checks Payable to: Indian Health Service.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.