Education

At UPD Dental Associates (University Pediatric Dentistry), we have an uncompromising promise to deliver dental education and awareness to the Western New York community. Below are some tips, articles and links to improve your family’s oral health. Also, make sure to come see us at local schools and events near you!

 

Education

Our Commitment as Dentists to Children and Adults with Special Needs

Published on Thursday, April 14, 2016

Our Commitment as Dentists to Children and Adults with Special Needs

Steven Perlman DDS, MScD, DHL is Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine; past president Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities, Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry; Fellow, Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities, The American College of Dentists and a Diplomat of the American Board of Special Care Dentistry. Dr. Perlman is also co-founder of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD).

He will be speaking on: the issues/barriers in access to dental care for children and adults with disabilities or with special needs; what we are doing to address the issue to care and educate dental professionals about the oral health problems of patients with special needs; and discuss issues relating to health disparities that exist for this most medically/dentally underserved population to change provider attitudes. PowerPoint, including references, will be shared and given to hosts. 

This event is free and open to the public. If you would like to attend, please register here

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