Advertisement

Open Mouth, Open Mind: Expanding the Role of Primary Care Nurse Practitioners

      This paper is only available as a PDF. To read, Please Download here.

      Linked Article

      • Open Mouth, Open Mind: Expanding the Role of Primary Care Nurse Practitioners
        Journal of Pediatric Health CareVol. 30Issue 5
        • Preview
          Oral health is essential to overall health at any age, although in children it is particularly important because poor oral health can have a deleterious effect on deciduous and permanent dentition. For decades, oral health providers have urged primary care providers to incorporate oral health assessment, risk factor identification, parent education, and preventive therapy into routine well-child visits. Despite recommendations from various professional associations and governmental organizations, the incidence of dental disease in young children remains relatively unchanged.
        • Full-Text
        • PDF