Presented by: Mark S. DeFrancesco, MD, MBA, FACOG, Irene Hilton, DDS, MPH, FACD, Amy D. Gagliardi, MA, IBCLC, RLC, and Rene Andersen, LCSW
Overview: National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition’s latest Emerging Science Webinar: Oral Health Care During the Perinatal Period was presented on July 23, 2012. Presenters share the latest science and trends with regard to maternal oral health during pregnancy and the postpartum period, inform about the risk of periodontal disease for moms-to-be and their children, explain barriers to care, and educate about trauma-informed care.
Our multi-disciplinary expert panel includes:Mark S. DeFrancesco, MD, MBA, FACOG, Chief Medical Officer of Women’s Health Connecticut and current National Secretary of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG); Irene Hilton, DDS, MPH, FACD, board certified public health dentist and faculty member at University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine and School of Dentistry; Amy D. Gagliardi, MA, IBCLC, RLC, director of the Maternal and Infant Program at Community Health Centers, Inc., and Chief Operating Officer for Lily’s Kids Inc. A Non-profit Organization for Children; and Rene Andersen, MEd, a respected educator on the special healthcare needs of trauma survivors.
This webinar was made possible thanks to the support of U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health Region 1.