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

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Stay Current in Your Field

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 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 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

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, Foundations in Pediatric Dentistry provides 16.5 continuing education credits and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

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Quick Facts

Provider: Oakstone

Course Director:
Daniela R. Silva, DDS, MS
Chair & 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

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 Cardenas, DDS, MS, PhD
  • Cavitated Lesions in the Primary Anterior Teeth - Full Coverage - Lina Cardenas, DDS, MS, PhD

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

  • Update on Pulp Therapy: The Complex Detin-Pulp and Diagnosing of Deep Carious Lesions - Daniela R. Silva, DDS, MS
  • Update on Pulp Therapy: Indirect Pulp Therapy (IPT) - Daniela R. Silva, DDS, MS
  • Update on Pulp Therapy: Direct Pulp Therapy (DPT) and Pulpotomy - Daniela R. Silva, DDS, MS
  • Update on Pulp Therapy: Pulpectomy, Prim Teeth, Apexogenesis and Revascularization - Daniela R. 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 R. Silva, DDS, MS
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries in Primary and Permanent Teeth: Complicated Crown Fractures - Daniela R. Silva, DDS, MS
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries in Primary and Permanent Teeth: Root Fracture - Daniela R. Silva, DDS, MS
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries in Primary and Permanent Teeth: Luxation Injuries - Daniela R. Silva, DDS, MS
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries in Primary and Permanent Teeth: Intrusion - Daniela R. Silva, DDS, MS
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries in Primary and Permanent Teeth: Avulsion - Daniela R. 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 Law, DMD, MS
  • Premature Tooth Loss: Space Maintenance - Clarice Law, DMD, MS
  • Anterior-Posterior Problems: Excess Overjet - Clarice Law, DMD, MS
  • Anterior-Posterior Problems: Anterior Crossbite - Clarice Law, DMD, MS
  • Transverse Problems: Management of Posterior Crossbite - Clarice Law, DMD, MS
  • Alignment Problems: Crowding - Clarice Law, DMD, MS
  • Eruption Problems: Management of Ectopically Erupting Teeth - Clarice 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

Course Director

Daniela R. Silva, DDS, MS

  • Chair & 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

  • 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 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

AGD Subject Code: 430 Pediatric Dentistry

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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.