Chief Policy Officer American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
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Session Description: Four leading health organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American Academy of Pediatrics and American Heart Association, recently released a report with the first-ever guidelines about what young children (ages 0 – 5) should drink. Attendees will learn a clear set of objectives, science-based recommendations for healthy drink consumption that can improve the health and well-being of infants and young children. A report contributor will review the recommendations, present the science regarding diet and caries, and share parent-friendly approaches for participants to use in their own practices to effectively discuss wise beverage choices with parents and caregivers.
Gain a clear understanding of the expert panel’s recommendations for young children’s beverage consumption.
Get an update on the most relevant scientific research on the health and dental effects of various beverages on young children.
Discover ways to positively influence parents on making wise choices about beverages for their children’s health.
Discuss the potential impact of the expert panel’s recommendations for healthy beverages on dental health.