Dental CE Course
*Mona Van Kanegan, DDS, MS, MPH. Chief, Division of Oral Health. Illinois Department of Public Health
The Next Oral Health Illinois Plan, Public Health Hygienist; Alternative Treatments in Dentistry.
The session will present on the following:
1. Discuss burden of oral disease nationally, state and county level data;
2. Discuss challenges and opportunities in public health practice- disease prevention, promotion, and treatment;
3. Review an alternative caries management: use of silver diamine fluoride to decrease burden of active dental caries; and
4. Present current activities at the Division of Oral Heath in the Illinois Department of Public Health.