Foundations in Pediatric Dentistry

The Oakstone Institute Board Review

Prepare for pediatric dentistry boards and earn CDE credit with this essential review.

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An Essential Review of Pediatric Oral Care

Foundations in Pediatric Dentistry provides foundational knowledge for the practice of pediatric dentistry. It is designed as an essential review for general dentists and specialists who participate in pediatric oral health care. It may also be useful for new and practicing dentists preparing for American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Qualifying or Renewal of Certification Examinations. The program covers a variety of topics, including growth and development, assessment and prevention, oral pathology, special needs patient care, restorative dentistry, trauma, and behavior management. It will help you to better:

  • Identify the factors that promote oral conditions such as dental caries and gingival diseases
  • Identify pathologic conditions in the child patient
  • Practice preventative oral health interventions
  • Discuss and apply therapeutic options for the management of caries in the primary and permanent dentition
  • Utilize age-appropriate behavior guidance techniques
  • Diagnose and manage problems of orthodontic and orthopedic origin in the growing child

Discover New Guidelines

A clinically based review, Foundations in Pediatric Dentistry provides a maximum of 20 CDE Credits. Available online or via audio CD, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so that you may expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

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Etiology and Diagnosis of Oral Diseases

  • Oral Microbiology and Dental Caries - Noel Childers, DDS, MS, PhD
  • Gingival and Periodontal Disease - Christel Haberland, DDS
  • Periodontitis as a Manifestation of Systemic Disease - Christel Haberland, DDS
  • Pediatric Oral Pathology - Christel Haberland, DDS
  • Pediatric Oral Medicine - Christel Haberland, DDS
  • Pediatric Oral Radiology - Juan Yepes, DDS
  • Current Concepts in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology - Juan Yepes, DDS

Prevention of Caries

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

Treatment of the Dental Tissues

  • Diagnostic Decision-Making - Stephen Mitchell, DMD
  • Non-Cavitated and Minimally Invasive Caries - Stephen Mitchell, DMD
  • Restorative Dentistry: Cavitated Lesions in the Posterior Primary Dentition – Introduction to Pit & Fissure Lesions - Stephen Mitchell, DMD
  • Restorative Dentistry: Cavitated Lesions in the Posterior Primary Dentition – Approximal Lesions - Stephen Mitchell, DMD
  • Restorative Dentistry: Cavitated Lesions in the Posterior Primary Dentition – Multi-Surface Lesions - Stephen Mitchell, DMD
  • Cavitated Lesions in the Primary Anterior Teeth - Lina Maria Cardenas, DDS, MS, PhD
  • Treatment of the Young Permanent Tooth - Nathaniel Lawson, DMD, PhD
  • Pulp Therapy - Daniela Silva, DDS, MS
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries for Primary Teeth - Daniela Silva, DDS, MS
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries for Permanent Teeth - Daniela Silva, DDS, MS

Management of the Growing Child

  • Non-Pharmacologic Behavior Guidance - Martha Wells, DMD, MS
  • Pharmacologic Behavior Guidance - Martha Wells, DMD, MS
  • Craniofacial Growth and Development - Clarice Law, DMD, MS
  • Development of the Occlusion - Clarice Law, DMD, MS
  • Management of Premature Tooth Loss in Children - Clarice Law, DMD, MS
  • Early Orthodontic Treatment in Children - Clarice Law, DMD, MS

Special Considerations for Pediatric Patients

  • Pediatric Pain Control - Martha Wells, DMD, MS
  • Management of Patients in a Hospital Setting - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS
  • System-based Assessments – Pediatric Medicine - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS
  • Patients with Special Health Care Needs - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS
  • Medical Emergencies - Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS
  • Child Abuse and Neglect - Claudia Wang, MD

Course Director

Clarice S. Law, DMD, MS

  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • Sections of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
  • Division of Growth and Development
  • UCLA School of Dentistry
  • Los Angeles, CA

Speakers

Lina Maria Cardenas, DDS, MS, PhD

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Department of Developmental Dentistry
  • University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
  • San Antonio, TX

Noel Childers, DDS, MS, PhD

  • Joseph F. Volker Professor and Chair
  • Department of Pediatric Dentistry
  • UAB School of Dentistry
  • Birmingham, AL

Christel Haberland, DDS

  • Assistant Professor and Program Director
  • Department of Dentistry
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • New Haven, CT

Nathaniel Lawson, DMD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Division of Biomaterials
  • UAB School of Dentistry
  • Birmingham, AL

Stephen Mitchell, DMD

  • Associate Professor
  • Director of Predoctoral Pediatric Dentistry
  • UAB School of Dentistry
  • Birmingham, AL

Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH

  • Professor of Pediatric Dentistry
  • UCLA School of Dentistry
  • Los Angeles, CA

 

Daniela Silva, DDS, MS

  • Chair & Residency Program Director
  • Pediatric Dentistry - Westwood
  • UCLA School of Dentistry
  • Los Angeles, CA

Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS

  • Professor & Residency Director
  • Division of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Cincinnati, OH

Claudia Wang, MD

  • Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
  • Medical Director, Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Team
  • Division of General Pediatrics & Department of Pediatrics
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • Los Angeles, CA

Martha Wells, DMD, MS

  • Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director
  • Department of Pediatric Dentistry
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Memphis, TN

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

  • Associate Professor
  • Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Department of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Riley Hospital for Children
  • Indianapolis, IN

AGD subject codes: 011, 013, 070, 072, 142, 155, 250, 257, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 371, 373, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 438, 449, 490, 730, 731, 734, 741, 750, 751, 753, 754

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing,LLC 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, LLC designates this activity for 20 continuing education credits.

Credit breakdown by unit:

  • Unit 1: Etiology and Diagnosis of Oral Diseases: 4.75
  • Unit 2: Prevention of Caries: 1.75
  • Unit 3: Treatment of the Dental Tissues: 7.0
  • Unit 4: Management of the Growing Child: 3.0
  • Unit 5: Special Considerations for Pediatric Patients: 3.5

Date of Original Release: November 1, 2015
Date Credits Expire: November 1, 2018

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 preventive oral health interventions
  • Distinguish between and apply therapeutic options for increasingly invasive carious lesions in primary and young permanent teeth
  • Distinguish between and apply therapeutic options for increasingly extensive traumatic injuries to the primary and permanent teeth
  • 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
  • Recognize the signs of child abuse and neglect

Intended Audience

This program is geared toward the general dentist who participates in pediatric oral health care, or for the newer pediatric dentist preparing for American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Qualifying or Renewal of Certification Examinations.

Faculty Affiliations and Disclosures

The following faculty report no relationships with a commercial interest:
ina Maria Cardenas, DDS, MS, PhD; Noel Childers, DDS, MS, PhD; Christel Haberland, DDS; Clarice Law, DMD, MS; Stephen Mitchell, DMD; Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH; Daniela Silva, DDS, MS; Sarat Thikkurissy, DDS; Claudia Wang, MD; Martha Wells, DMD, MS; Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH.

Nathaniel Lawson, DMD, PhD reports: Research Grants: 3M, Dentsply, Ivoclar, Pulpdent, GC, Septodont, DMG.

Disclaimer

Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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