<- Back
This course is part of HealthcareLink Learning Portal.

Dental Health Promotion course for General Practitioners

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
NHS England, Healthy Child Programme, eLH

This session aims to enhance your knowledge and skills regarding oral health and factors that predispose to poor oral health. Promoting oral health in the infant and young child forms an integral part of this session.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of good oral health and identify the factors that predispose to poor oral health in infants and young children
  • Describe the early development of the primary dentition and occasional problems that occur in the young infant
  • Identify the causes of the common oral problems in young children
  • Give appropriate advice to parents/carers to improve the oral health of their child

This session will discuss the development of the primary dentition, common oral problems that occur in infancy, the common oral diseases and preventive advice for children and their parents or carers.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete:

  • Session Health Promotion/Basic Principles
Instructors / Speakers
Elizabeth O'Sullivan,
Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry

Elizabeth O’Sullivan (BChD, MDentSci (Paed Dent), FDS(Paeds), RCS(Eng), PhD) is a Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry at City Health Care Partnership Hull and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Leeds.

She is the Clinical Lead for Paediatric Dental Services at CHCP Hull and the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry representative for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Dental Health Promotion course for General Practitioners
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Child health/paediatrics/immunisation, Children and young peoples health, Maternal-child
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Access Duration (in months)
Programs this course belongs to
Modules this course belongs to
Subscriptions this course belongs to
HealthcareLink has partnered with eIntegrity to let you learn online using the award-winning healthcare courses. Enjoy 24/7 access to high-quality ...
8 Course(s)
12 Month(s)
Get 10% off with HealthcareLink
Save 10%
Similar Listings