Infant & Child Oral Care
Your Role as a Dental Practitioner
Early oral health education and intervention is a key foundation to helping patients achieve optimal oral health throughout their lifetime. Join hygienist Jennifer Mankelow during this very topical paediatric dentistry webinar focused on current issues surrounding paediatric dentistry and tips and tricks for dealing with our little patients.
As a hygienist working in paediatric dentistry, Jennifer’s days are filled with quite a range of interesting cases: autotranplantation, cleft palate, trauma, dental anxiety, special care kids, complex medical histories and more! She’ll share with you what a typical day looks like and how she achieves optimal results in her clinic.
What will you learn?
- • The current status of oral health in infants and children
• Treatment options and initiatives to improve outcomes
• What to review with parents and caregivers during an appointment
• How GBT can contribute towards improved outcomes
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About the Speaker
Oral Health Therapist
Jennifer Mankelow graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health in 2010 from the University of Newcastle. Having a true enthusiasm for dental, Jen graduated as a Dental Hygienist with a Dean’s Merit award as well as a Golden Scaler award for the highest clinical grades. Prior to graduating as a Dental Hygienist, her career began as a dental assistant in 2001.
Jen values preventative education, understanding that good habits starting young are the foundation for good overall health. She is passionate about providing a consistently high standard of care, and a comfortable experience for her patients. With 20 years of dental experience and a young family of her own, Jen realises the importance of building relationships with her patients and empowering families to maintain lifelong good oral health.
On her days off, she spends her time camping and enjoying the great outdoors with family and friends.