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Clinical Encounters in Pediatric Dentistry

COURSE NUMBER: 352

Steven Schwartz, DDS

Credit Hours:

2 Hour(s)

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This course is designed teach the recognition and management of a variety of dento/orofacial conditions and problems commonly found in pediatric patients from infancy to adolescence.


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Overview

This course is designed teach the recognition and management of a variety of dento/orofacial conditions and problems commonly found in pediatric patients from infancy to adolescence.


The pediatric dental patient presents to the dentist a variety of clinical encounters not seen in adults. Recognition and management of these conditions may require that the dentist provide actual treatment to the patient or just reassurance to the parent. This course will discuss a variety of dento/orofacial conditions commonly found in pediatric patients and their management from infancy to adolescence. The topics covered in this course are:


  • Soft tissue pathology
  • Hard tissue pathology
  • Dental developmental problems
  • Teething
  • Nursing caries
  • Habits
  • Eruption problems
  • Space maintenance
  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Mar 31, 2010

  • Last Revision Date:

    Nov 21, 2016

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Jun 29, 2020

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    430

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to recognize and discuss:


  • Cysts, viral, ulcerative, fungal and bacterial lesions.    
    
  • Enamel stains and defects.    
    
  • Geminated, fused and supernumerary teeth.    
    
  • Teething problems.    
    
  • The etiology and treatment of early childhood caries.    
    
  • Consequences and elimination of oral habits.    
    
  • Neonatal, over-retained teeth, ectopic eruption, missing teeth.    
    
  • Consequences of early tooth loss and space maintenance.
    

Disclaimers

P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein. 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. Note:  Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Schwartz was a member of the dentalcare.com Advisory Board.
Steven Schwartz

Steven Schwartz

DDS

The P&G team wishes to express its sadness over the loss of our colleague and friend, Dr. Steven Schwartz, who passed away on October 25, 2018. He was a tremendous help on impacting thousands of dental professionals through CE, making dental...

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Submission Information

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Recognition

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Approved PACE Program Provider

THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY


Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.


8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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AADH Approved Program Provider

Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.