PEDS 21 Archives: 2008 Oral Health
2008 Oral Health in the 21st Century: Something to Smile About - Your Role in Oral Health
The 2008 PEDS 21 event, "Oral Health in the 21st Century: Something to Smile About - Your Role in Children's Health" was held Friday, October 10, 2008 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Mass.
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Promote collaboration between the medical and dental communities in addressing children’s oral health.
Improve child health professionals’ understanding of the causes and prevention of early childhood dental caries, the long- and short-term consequences of dental disease, and impact of dental disease on the individual, family, and community.
Provide information about the systems of care for the improving children’s oral health.
12:00–1:00 pm Lunch and Poster session
Oral Health Service Award Presentation (supported by SOPDOH)
“Bite” Futures: Analyzing Oral Health Recommendations in the Bright Futures Guidelines and Their Implementation
Paula Duncan, MD
1:00–1:15 pm Opening Remarks
AAP President: Renée R. Jenkins, MD, FAAP; AAPD President: Beverly Largent, DDS; and ADA President: Mark Feldman, DMD
1:15–1:45 pm Keynote Speaker: David O. Satcher, MD, PhD (16th Surgeron General of the United States)
1:45 – 2:30 pm Drilling Down to the Science of Oral Disease: Facing the Costs of Oral Health to Society
Jim Crall, DDS, ScD
Discussion includes: Etiology, disease process (prevention, nutrition), risk factors, connection with the whole health, connection with potential adult disease (long-term consequences), the family dynamic of the disease (transmission), cost of disease to society now (school, education), cost of delivery and preventative services, cost to the family
2:30 – 3:00 pm Connecting the Dots: the Relationship between Oral Health and Well-being
Renée R. Jenkins, MD
Discussion includes: Oral health as a component of overall health and well being, impact of oral disease on the community and impact of oral disease on the individual
3:00–3:30 pm Break
3:30–5:00 pm Where the Rubber Hits the Road: In Practice and at the State Level
3:30–4:15 pm Community Crossroads: How PEDS and DDS Work Together
Martha Ann Keels, DDS, PhD; Steve Downs, MD
4:15–5:00 pm Breaking Down Barriers at the State Level: Advocacy, Education, and Collaboration
Discussion includes: State Program (reimbursement of pediatrician for provision of oral health risk assessment, anticipatory guidance, and fluoride application)
North Carolina: Gary Rozier, DDS
Iowa: Jody Murph, MD
Washington: Wendy Mouradian, MD
5:00–5:30 pm Questions and Answers
Support for Peds21 was provided by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Foundation, AR Medicom, Inc., Delta Dental/Washington Dental Service Foundation, Henry Schein, P&G Professional Oral Health, and Philips Sonicare
Mission of the Oral Health Initiative
To encourage and support child health care providers to conduct oral health risk assessment and provide education and preventive oral health services to families within the context of well child care; and to promote the establishment of a dental home. Learn more now http://www.aap.org/commpeds/dochs/oralhealth/!