and well-being of children and youth
Recognizing the importance of oral health as it relates to general health, the Paediatric Oral Health Section was formed in 2007. The section advocates for and promotes optimal oral health for infants, children and adolescents, including children and youth with special health care needs. This section also provides expertise and guidelines for children and youth with special health care needs by:
We are helping to develop a national strategy on preventing early childhood caries, the most common infectious disease in Canadian children, especially in disadvantaged or marginalized communities.
Section fee: $24
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments or ideas for the section.
Along with great general programming, the CPS Annual Conference has specialized programming for learners interested in paediatric oral health.
0730-0900 Paediatric Oral Health Section Business Meeting
1030-1200 More than fluoride: Healthy smiles for the Indigenous child
- hosted by the Paediatric Oral Health Section
For more details, see the conference program.
Last updated: Apr 12 2013