Patient Engagement about Fluoride and Fluoridation


At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Identify evidence-based guidance on the use of fluorides for caries prevention
  2. Define misinformation from patients regarding fluorides
  3. Recognize how to have effective conversations with patients about fluorides for caries prevention
  4. Recognize various roles that health professionals can play in educating their patients and communities about fluoride and caries prevention

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Presenter 1
Meg Atwood, RDH, MPS, Orange County Community College, Professor of Dental Hygiene

Presenter 2
Melinda Clark, MD, FAAP, Albany Medical Center, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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