january, 2021

28jan11:30 am1:00 pmTri-State Oral Health Summit 2020-2021


Event Details

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Tri-State Oral Health Summit 2020 Virtual Educational Series III

Session 3:
Topic: Oral Health in the Face of COVID-19
Speaker: Timothy L. Ricks, DMD, MPH, FICD
Rear Admiral (RADM), Assistant Surgeon General
Chief Dental Officer, U.S. Public Health Service
IHS Headquarters Division of Oral Health

Upon completion of the presentation, participants should be able to:
List two disparities in oral health based on race, ethnicity, income, or location (rural vs. metropolitan);
List and explain at least four factors that affect access to dental care; and
Describe in detail how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected dental care, including utilization, in the U.S.

Presentation Outline:

Overview of the U.S. Public Health Service
· Description of oral health inequities in the U.S., including in rural America
· List of barriers to access to care in the U.S. and how these impact rural America
· Summary of COVID-19 and oral health, including impact on delivery of care and opportunities for the future

*1.5 CDEs will be awarded upon completion of post-session survey. See forthcoming survey for full details.


(Thursday) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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