Sacramento County Public Health is dedicated to promoting optimal health and well-being for all Sacramento County residents. In an effort to meet the evolving needs of the community, we are proud to launch Sac County Learning. It is our goal to grow the site by developing high-quality educational resources offered in an accessible format.
Course Overview & Objectives: the purpose of this training is to increase dental office personnel’s understanding of how best to confidently engage their patients in the conversation about the risks of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, as well as how to use anticipatory guidance and motivational interviewing strategies to help guide the patient in making healthier choices for themselves and their families.
By the end of this "Protect Your Sweet Smile" presentation, participants will:
The goal of Sac County Learning is to offer high-quality educational resources delivered in a convenient and easy to use manner.
The inaugural video on the site is “Protect Your Sweet Smile: Sugar-Sweetened Beverages & Oral Health” - a webinar designed to assist dental professionals in guiding their clients to choose healthier drink options. Upon completion, dental professionals will receive one hour of continuing education credit approved by the Dental Board of California.
This project is funded, in part, by a grant from the California Department of Public Health – Office of Oral Health. Proceeds generated by course attendance are used to sustain the costs of administrating continuing education credit hours.