Oral Health Risk Assessment Online Training

The Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics is pleased to offer its 1st Look/Oral Health Risk Assessment Training module for 1st Look certification by the Alabama Medicaid Agency and Alabama's Children's Health Insurance Program (ALL Kids).

Upon completion of this activity, you will be directed to the 15-question post-test.  To become a 1st Look provider, you must score a minimum of 75% on the test.

Please review the information below and follow the instructions in order to view the training and successfully pass the online post-test, which will automatically submit to the Chapter staff for 1st Look certification.*


Richard Simpson, DMD.  See bio here
Grant R. Allen, MD, FAAP.  See bio here

Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this material, participants will be able to:

a.  Cite the role of the child health professional in assessing children’s oral health; b.  Restate the pathogenesis of caries;

c.  Apply approaches to conduct an oral health risk assessment;

d.  Identify caries prevention strategies;

e.  Recognize the need for establishing a dental home;

f.   Explain how to provide appropriate oral health education to families.



Two steps are required:

1.  Video Training

Click the video at top right**.  You will be instructed to return here for the following links:

2.  Post-Test

To take test, choose physician post-test or non-physician post test (test is the same but CME certificate is different).  You must click through and complete entire test (75% pass rate) in order for your test results to be submitted for certification as a 1st Look provider*.  On the last screen you will see your test score.