Colgate Oral Health Network
Role of Nutrition in Childhood Caries Risk Management
Ellen Karlin

Ms. Ellen Karlin MMSc,RDN,LDN,FADA

Sara Karlin

Dr. Sara Karlin DDS

Role of Nutrition in Childhood Caries Risk Management

This course will discuss the fundamental elements of the diet and caries connection in childhood. Evidence-based science demonstrates that a child’s caries risk is complex, multifactorial and greatly impacted by diet and nutrition. Explore best practices that will help oral healthcare professionals include nutritional guidance into clinical practice. This course will provide practical nutritional and oral care advice to share with patients and families for lowering caries risk, based on current, updated guidance.

Participants will learn:

  • The bidirectional interrelationship and synergy between diet, key nutritional components and childhood caries risk
  • The impact of oral hygiene along with healthy eating habits on the oral health of the infant, child and adolescent
  • Talking points for communicating evidence-based nutritional guidance to children, adolescents and families

Presenters:

Ellen Karlin

Ms. Ellen Karlin MMSc,RDN,LDN,FADA

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Ellen Karlin currently runs a successful virtual nutrition consulting service. She was a nutrition consultant to dental healthcare professionals in Owings Mills, Maryland and a nutrition consultant at the Comprehensive Asthma and Allergy Center for over 3 decades. Ellen holds a Master of Medical Science degree in nutrition education from Emory University. She became a fellow of the American Dietetic Association in 1999. Ellen is a spokesperson for the American Dairy Association North East and a nationally recognized speaker. She has delivered numerous webinars and is a nationally invited speaker at dental and dental hygiene conferences. She was the co-author of “Dental and Oral Considerations in Pediatric Celiac Disease” and has contributed to a variety of other resources. Ellen is co-author for a variety of 2022 and 2023 online continuing education courses for oral healthcare providers.

Financial disclosure: Ms. Ellen Karlin has received an honorarium from Colgate-Palmolive Company.
Sara Karlin

Dr. Sara Karlin DDS

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Dr. Sara Karlin is a board-certified pediatric dentist working as Adjunct Faculty at Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health and in private practice at the Kids’ Dental Office of Phoenix. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and completed her D.D.S. at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Dr. Karlin pursued her specialty training at New York University and Bellevue Hospital Center, earning a certificate in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Karlin is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Arizona Dental Association. Dr. Karlin is a nationally invited speaker on the subject of nutrition and oral health. She is the primary author of “Dental and Oral Considerations in Pediatric Celiac Disease” published in J Dent Child, May 2016. Dr. Karlin has also co-authored several 2022 and 2023 online continuing education courses for oral healthcare providers.

Financial disclosure: Dr. Sara Karlin has received an honorarium from Colgate-Palmolive Company.

"Role of Nutrition in Childhood Caries Risk Management" has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the AGD Pace and is supported by funds received from Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals Inc. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized AGD Pace provider. At the end of the webinar, after passing the C.E. Quiz, you will be able to download your AGD Pace C.E. Certificate.

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