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Babbling, Movement and More: What’s Wrong with My Child?


Parents and caregivers of young children. experiencing developmental delays are usually unaware that there is a problem. Do you know what to look for?


As dental professionals we are in a unique position to assist our patients in the maintenance and improvement of their medical and dental health, even for our youngest patients. Would you know what to do, what to say or how to refer a child that may be exhibiting developmental delays?

In this interactive session, attendees learn what to look for and where to refer patients for diagnosis and treatment. From identifying childhood speech/language and motor developmental delays, to understanding the appropriate referral sources, gain confidence and boost the standard of patient care to help reduce frustration and anxiety for both the parent and patient. Discussion of the physically or mentally challenged child is not provided.

Learning Objectives:


•  Identify oral health risks associated with childhood developmental communication and motor delays and disorders
•  Explore the essential components of communication and early motor skills and what could signify as an issue
•  Discover the characteristics of children who would be at most risk for developing delays
•  Differentiate which healthcare specialties could be appropriate for patient referrals
•  Review oral health products which are used by developmental specialists during treatment
•  Discuss appropriate ADA coding

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