Identifying Oral and Dental Manifestations of Child Maltreatment
Session Type: On-demand
Topic(s): Child Abuse & Neglect; Oral Health
A strong association has been found between severe dental carries and child maltreatment. Furthermore, oral trauma may be the only sign of child abuse but can be overlooked. Faculty will discuss common oral injuries, how they occur, when to be concerned about abuse or neglect, and how to manage dental neglect.