University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

Collaborative Healthcare for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Monday, September 19, 2022
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8:00 PM-10:00 PM Eastern


Live Webinar Online


Registration open through 9/18/2022 11:59 PM





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Course Description

Course Description:

Dental professionals are expected to care for patients with different needs and abilities across the lifespan. Dentists will learn how to meet the treatment needs for persons with intellectual disabilities in a collaborative incremental care model. We will review effective practice management strategies for successful delivery of treatment in a health team approach. The principles of collaborative care patient management, oral health prevention and necessary accommodations across the lifespan are emphasized.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the fundamentals of dental evaluation, treatment planning, and management of patients with intellectual disability in a disability friendly environment.
  • Perform an inter-disciplinary oral and overall health team assessment of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) that exhibit challenging behaviors.
  • Recognize the inter-professional interaction with physicians, behavioral specialists, nurses and therapists in collaborative care planning and treatment sequencing for adults with I/DD.
  • Discuss the behavioral challenges detrimental to oral health and strategies with families of people with intellectual disabilities.


This course is part of the ACDE Webinar Series. (see right)


This course is hosted by: University of Texas Health School of Dentistry at Houston




David Fray DDS, MBA graduated with a DDS from UTSD Houston in 1979 and received his MBA with an emphasis in Healthcare administration from Oklahoma City University in 1997.? Dr. Fray as a professor at UTHealth School of Dentistry, Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health teaches Special Needs, Geriatrics and Practice Management. He served for 16 years as a public health administrator in two States as Developmental Disabilities Director after 15 years of a private dental practice with an emphasis on geriatric and adult special needs care. ?He is board certified in Long-Term Care from the National Association of Boards and is a licensed Long-Term Care Administrator.? He is a Past President of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) currently serving as Vice President of Education on the AADMD Board. Dr. Fray serves as a board member of the Special Care Dentistry Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities. His area of research and teaching focuses upon community-based prevention and systems change to eliminate oral health disparities for vulnerable populations through Interprofessional Collaborative care models.


Date: Monday, September 19, 2022
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Live Webinar Online



All Registrants - $69

There are No Discounts for ACDE Series Courses.

Credit: Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 2
Course #: 70922w
AGD Code: 750



ACDE Webinar Series



  • The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is a member of The Association of Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)
  • ACDE brings together individuals who represent college- and university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States.
  • We are here to serve you, the dental professional, in delivering high quality, evidence-based continuing dental education programs to meet your educational needs.


The ACDE Webinar Series:

  • ACDE and 31 of its member schools are jointly providing a series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders.
  • Each lecture is hosted by a different school, but CE Verifications of Participation will be provided by the school with which you registered.

Continuing Education


Live Webinar Online



Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 2

Licensure Boards typically treat live webinars the same as a live course.


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University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine


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