Oakstone CME 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

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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