Jumping into the Deep End of Special Care Dentistry
Speaker: Maureen Munnelly Perry, DDS, MPA, MAEd
Fee: $50/MDA Members and Staff; $75/Non-Members
CE Credits: 1
This webinar presents a discussion of the clinical relevance of the new high blood pressure guidelines and the social and historical context of developmental disabilities in America and an overview of the current barriers to care. Also included is a review of the major disabilities along with some treatment planning tips.
- Explain barriers to care for people with developmental disabilities.
About the speaker … Maureen Munnelly Perry, DDS, MPA, MAEd, is a professor of special care dentistry and the director of the Center for Advanced Oral Health at ATSU-ASDOH, Mesa, Arizona. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Adelphi University and her DDS from New York University College of Dentistry. Following a general practice residency at Staten Island University Hospital, Dr. Perry completed a two-year New York State Consortium of Medical Education in Developmental Disabilities Fellowship in Special Care Dentistry. She received her Master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in healthcare administration from Long Island University. Dr. Perry also received an MA in education from the Benerd School of Education of the University of the Pacific. Dr. Perry is a fellow of the Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Special Care Dentistry. She is a past president of the Special Care Dental Association and serves as the United States council member for the International Association for Disability & Oral Health.