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HealthMeet Webinar: Caregivers Role in Maintaining Good Oral Health for Individuals with IDD

  • Dates: 26 – 26 Mar, 2014
A HealthMeet Webinar-AAIDD is a HealthMeet Partner

Date: March 26th, 2014
Time: 2-3p Eastern
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Presenter: Dr. Lisa A. Buda

The challenge for optimal oral health in the special needs population rests in the hands of the caregiver, not with the patient. Studies show that the most significant factor is the caregivers’ ability to take care of their own oral health. This poses the problem of not only assessing oral health status of the patient but also that of the caregiver. Once understood, modifications in daily oral hygiene routines and accommodations for oral care can implemented.