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2012 Catalog: General Courses

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DE0141: Pediatric Dentistry for Dentists and Dental Assistants

 
Date: 9/19/2012 - 9/19/2012 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Bemidji Area Office Location: Bemidji, MN
Instructor: CRAIG BRUCE Director: CRAIG BRUCE
Level: Basic Audience: Assistants, Dentists, Hygienists
Quota: 10 - 150 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 4.00 (Total CDE); 4.00 (AGD - 430)
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The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
Summary:

The purpose of this half day discussion is to inform the three dental clinics [Cass Lake, White Earth and Red Lake] on how we will do pediatric dentistry in the clinic and in the OR setting. Specific procedures common to pediatric dentistry will be discussed including: ITRs, pulpotomies, stainless steel crowns, extractions, space maintenance and the six-year molar dilemma. We will also discuss how to make appropriate referrals and problem solve any obstacles that may be occurring.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:
1. Employ the methods and materials discussed in common pediatric dentistry procedures.
2. Determine which children can be treated by a general dentist or referred to a pediatric dentist.
3. List how the three service units will employ the use of a pediatric dentist.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

Concerns or complaints about this course may be directed to Mary Beth Kinney or to ADA CERP (http://www.ada.org/goto/cerp).

Prerequisites:

None

Tuition Payment Information:

Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.

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