This article is for medical and dental providers caring for our youngest members
A recent immunization survey showed that roughly half of the adolescents in the U.S. had not completed the HPV vaccine series. Considering that adolescent immunizations overall have fallen during the pandemic, there’s no better time to get your patients back on track with their recommended vaccines.
A clinical recommendation is the number one reason parents choose to vaccinate their child. So, talk to your patient and their parents about the HPV vaccine, and you could help prevent more than 90% of cancers that are caused by HPV.
Use the ask, acknowledge, advise model to help address concerns families might have.