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