Smiles For Tomorrow
Learning Objectives

Course Author(s): American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Chicago, IL

Learning Objectives

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

  • Better understand appropriate evaluation, treatment, and preventive measures that should be instituted during infancy and continued on a regular basis to maintain optimal oral health.

  • Discuss the common oral conditions (common acquired conditions, developmental conditions, and congenital conditions) of the pediatric patient.

  • Explain the eruption patterns of the pediatric patient.

  • Discuss the caries process which includes etiology and transmission, patterns of decay, caries risk assessment, and anticipatory guidance.

  • Describe what to do for orofacial trauma in the pediatric patient.