Are you a dental hygienist interested in deepening your impact on children’s health?
This course is designed to teach dental hygienists the skills they need to talk with parents about eating a balanced diet. The course focuses on using accessible and encouraging language as well as providing talking points and conversation starters to use with parents during dental visits.
- Use non-stigmatizing language to talk about food and weight.
- Explain the Go-Slow-Whoa framework for making healthier food choices.
- Demonstrate to families how to identify the sugar content in drinks.
- Explain how parents and kids can share decision-making around food.