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Foundations in Pediatric Dentistry: Evidence-Based Decision Making in Everyday Practice

Foundations in Pediatric Dentistry: Evidence-Based Decision Making in Everyday Practice

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Elevate Your Pediatric Dentistry CME

Foundations in Pediatric Dentistry: Evidence-Based Decision Making in Everyday Practice focuses on common pediatric problems and their timely and skillful management. This well-laid-out online CME course includes case-based lectures in foundational areas such as caries etiology and management, behavior guidance, pulp therapy, restorative dentistry, oral pathology, special health care needs, growth and development, and more. It’s continuing medical education that will help you to better:

  • Identify factors that promote dental caries and gingival diseases
  • Use safe radiation practices when diagnosing oral conditions
  • Recognize pathologic conditions in the child patient
  • Spot signs of child abuse and neglect
  • Diagnose and manage orthodontic and orthopedic problems in growing children
  • Discuss and apply therapeutic options for extensive traumatic dental injuries

Topics / Speakers

UNIT 1: Etiology and Diagnosis

Oral Microbiology and Dental Caries - Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH
Pediatric Gingival and Periodontal Disease - Christel Haberland, DDS, MS
Periodontitis as a Manifestation of Systemic Disease - Christel Haberland, DDS, MS
Pediatric Oral Pathology - Christel Haberland, DDS, MS
Pediatric Oral Medicine - Christel Haberland, DDS, MS
Pediatric Oral Radiology - Section 1 - Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH
Pediatric Oral Radiology - Section 2 - Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH
Radiation Safety - Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH

UNIT 2: Prevention

Perinatal Oral Health - Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH
Early Childhood Caries Prevention - Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH
Pediatric Intervention and Care-Path - Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH

UNIT 3: Treatment of Hard Tissues

Treatment Planning Surgical vs Non-surgical Treatment: Applying AAPD Restorative Dentistry Guidelines to Clinical Treatment Plans - Stephen Mitchell, DMD, MS
Minimally Invasive Treatment Options: Interim Therapeutic Restorations, SMART Restorations, and Resin Infiltration - Stephen Mitchell, DMD, MS
Non-Surgical Treatment Options: Treatment Deferral, Remineralization and Caries Arresting Agents - Stephen Mitchell, DMD, MS
Restorative Dentistry: Pit and Fissure Caries - Stephen Mitchell, DMD, MS
Restorative Dentistry: Approximal Lesions - Stephen Mitchell, DMD, MS
Restorative Dentistry: Stainless Steel Crowns - Stephen Mitchell, DMD, MS
Cavitated Lesions in the Primary Anterior Teeth - Intracoronal Restorations - Lina Maria Cardenas, DDS, MS, PhD
Cavitated Lesions in the Primary Anterior Teeth - Full Coverage - Lina Maria Cardenas, DDS, MS, PhD

UNIT 4: Pulp Therapy for the Primary and Immature Permanent Teeth

Update on Pulp Therapy: The Complex Dentin-Pulp and Diagnosing of Deep Carious Lesions - Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS
Update on Pulp Therapy: Indirect Pulp Therapy (IPT) - Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS
Update on Pulp Therapy: Direct Pulp Therapy (DPT) and Pulpotomy - Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS
Update on Pulp Therapy: Pulpectomy, Primary Teeth, Apexogenesis and Revascularization - Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS

UNIT 5: Traumatic Dental Injuries (TDI) in Primary and Permanent Dentitions

Introduction to Traumatic Dental Injuries (TDI) and Uncomplicated Crown Fractures - Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS
Traumatic Dental Injuries in Primary and Permanent Teeth: Complicated Crown Fractures - Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS
Traumatic Dental Injuries in Primary and Permanent Teeth: Root Fracture - Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS
Traumatic Dental Injuries in Primary and Permanent Teeth: Luxation Injuries - Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS
Traumatic Dental Injuries in Primary and Permanent Teeth: Intrusion - Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS
Traumatic Dental Injuries in Primary and Permanent Teeth: Avulsion - Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS

UNIT 6: Managing the Growing Child

Building Blocks of Behavior Guidance - Martha H. Wells, DMD, MS
Pharmacologic Behavior Guidance - Martha H. Wells, DMD, MS
Premature Tooth Loss: Space Regaining - Clarice S. Law, DMD, MS
Premature Tooth Loss: Space Maintenance - Clarice S. Law, DMD, MS
Anterior-Posterior Problems: Excess Overjet - Clarice S. Law, DMD, MS
Anterior-Posterior Problems: Anterior Crossbite - Clarice S. Law, DMD, MS
Transverse Problems: Management of Posterior Crossbite - Clarice S. Law, DMD, MS
Alignment Problems: Crowding - Clarice S. Law, DMD, MS
Eruption Problems: Management of Ectopically Erupting Teeth - Clarice S. Law, DMD, MS

UNIT 7: Special Considerations for Pediatric Patients

Pediatric Pain Control - Martha H. Wells, DMD, MS

UNIT 8: Management of Patients in a Hospital Setting

Treatment Planning for the Operating Room - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
Completing Elements of the Surgical Time-Out - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
Example of a Post-Operative Phone Call - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
Prematurity and Airway Development - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
Sickle Cell Disease - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
Pre-Chemotherapy/Radiation Therapy Clearance of Child with Cancer - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
Infective Endocarditis Prophylaxis in Cyanotic Heart Disease - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS

UNIT 9: Systems-Based Assessments and Pathology - Pediatric Medicine

The American with Disabilities Act and Office Setup - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
The Vision Impaired/Blind Patient - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
Cerebral Palsy and Wheelchair Bound Patients - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
Management of Medical Emergencies: The Basics - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
Child Abuse and Neglect - Part I - Claudia Wang, MD
Child Abuse and Neglect - Part II - Claudia Wang, MD

Faculty

Course Director

Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS

Chair and Dr. Thomas K. Barber Endowed Chair

Director, Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program

Associate Clinical Professor

UCLA School of Dentistry

Los Angeles, CA

Faculty

Lina Maria Cardenas, DDS, MS, PhD

Adjunct Professor

University of Texas Health Science Center

San Antonio, TX

Christel Haberland, DDS, MS

Director, Pediatric Dentistry/Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

St Petersburg, FL

Clarice S. Law, DMD, MS

Clinical Professor

Section of Pediatric Dentistry

Section of Orthodontics

UCLA School of Dentistry

Los Angeles, CA

Stephen Mitchell, DMD, MS

Associate Professor

Director of Sparks Dental Clinic for

Developmentally and Cognitively Disabled

University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Dentistry

Birmingham, AL

Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH

Professor, Section of Pediatric Dentistry

UCLA School of Dentistry Pediatrics

Los Angeles, CA

 

Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS, MS

Professor & Robert Creedon Chair of Dentistry

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Cincinnati, OH

Claudia Wang, MD

Clinical Professor of Pediatric

Medical Director

Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Team

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Los Angeles, CA

Martha H. Wells, DMD, MS

Professor and Program Director

Department of Pediatric Dentistry

The University of Tennessee, Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH

Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry

James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children

Indiana University School of Dentistry

Indianapolis, IN

Accreditation

AGD Subject Code: 430 Pediatric Dentistry

 

Oakstone Publishing is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

 

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing designates this activity for 16.5 continuing education credits.

 

Date of Original Release: October 31, 2019
Date Credits Expire: October 31, 2022

 

Credit breakdown by unit:
UNIT 1: Etiology and Diagnosis: 3.50
UNIT 2: Prevention: 1.75
UNIT 3: Treatment of Hard Tissues: 2.75
UNIT 4: Pulp Therapy for the Primary and Immature Permanent Teeth: 1.25
UNIT 5: Traumatic Dental Injuries (TDI) in Primary and Permanent Dentitions: 2.0
UNIT 6: Managing the Growing Child: 2.25
UNIT 7: Special Considerations for Pediatric Patients: .25
UNIT 8: Management of Patients in a Hospital Setting: 1.25
UNIT 9: Systems-Based Assessments and Pathology - Pediatric Medicine: 1.5

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the factors that promote oral conditions such as dental caries and gingival diseases
  • Identify pathologic conditions in the child patient
  • Apply safe radiation practices to the diagnosis of oral conditions
  • Practice preventative oral health interventions
  • Discuss and apply therapeutic options for increasingly invasive carious lesions in primary and young permanent teeth
  • Discuss and apply therapeutic options for increasingly extensive traumatic injuries to the primary and permanent teeth
  • Recognize the signs of child abuse and neglect
  • Formulate and perform age-appropriate basic and advanced behavior guidance techniques
  • Diagnose and manage problems of orthodontic and orthopedic origin in the growing child
  • Manage oral heath interventions for patients with special health care needs

Intended Audience

The primary audience is the pediatric dentist interested in reviewing and updating concepts acquired during residency training and preparing for the oral board examination (ABPD OCE); and the general dentist wanting to enhance didactic and clinical knowledge in topics relevant to the care of the child patient.

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Provider: Oakstone

Course Director:
Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS
Chair and Dr. Thomas K. Barber

Endowed Chair

Director, Pediatric Dentistry

Residency Program

Associate Clinical Professor

UCLA School of Dentistry

Los Angeles, CA

Credits: Earn 16.5 CE credits

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