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Ready Set Smile

CEU Event

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Ready Set Smile is an Oral Health Initiative designed to develop and expand the dental community's capacity to treat children with special healthcare needs. This event will focus on educating oral health professionals about strategies, best practices and interventions for treating children with special health care needs. Speakers will include; a developmental pediatrician, autism training specialist and oral health experts.

  • Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
  • Check-in Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
  • Presentation: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Location: Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital
    5101 South Willow Springs Rd.
    La Grange, IL 60525
  • CEU Credit: 6 CEUs provided by Delta Dental Foundation
  • Contact: Sarah Torres, DuPage County Health Department: (630) 221-7335 or

Featured Speakers:

  • Robert Rada, DDS, Clinical Professor at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry-Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
  • Kruti Acharya, MD, Illinois Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and other related Disabilities Program (LEND) Director at the University of Chicago Department of Disability and Human Development
  • Holly McCarthy, MA, BCBA, Autism Training Specialist at Giant Steps Therapeutic Day School for Individuals Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

DuPage County Health Department with the support of funds from the Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation is presenting the first part of a comprehensive course on "Children with Special Healthcare Needs-Systemic, Behavioral, Social and Oral Health Considerations."

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