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DD0023: Pediatric Dentistry for the General Dentist

Date: 4/30/2019 - 5/02/2019
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Native American Professional Parent Resources
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Instructor: Matt Fisher
Director: Matt Fisher
Level: Advanced
Audience: Dentists
Quota: 10 - 25 students
Tuition: $220.00
Hours: 22.00 (Total CDE); 22.00 (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

This course will provide general dentists with a framework on how to comfortably and confidently deliver comprehensive care to pediatric patients. In addition to learning the science, techniques, and materials of the field, participants will learn ways to reduce the stress associated with treating children.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
   8:00 to 9:00       Meet and Greet/Course Overview
   9:00 to 10:30      Trauma to the Primary and Early Permanent Dentition
   10:30 to 10:45      Break
   10:45 to 12:00       Trauma [cont.]
   12:00 to 1:00      Lunch
   1:00 to 3:00      Odontogenic Infections in Children
   3:00 to 3:15      Break
   3:15 to 5:00      Infections [cont.]

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
8:00 to 10:00      Pulp Therapy in the Primary and Early Permanent Dentition
   10:00 to 10:15      Break
   10:15 to 12:00      Pulp Therapy [cont.]
   12:00 to 1:00      Lunch
   1:00 to 3:00      Behavior Management in Pediatric Dentistry
   3:00 to 3:15      Break
   3:15 to 5:00      Behavior Management [cont.]

Thursday, May 2, 2019
   8:00 to 10:00      Restorative Dentistry for the Pediatric Patient
   10:00 to 10:15      Break
   10:15 to 12:00      Restorative Dentistry [cont.]
   12:00 to 1:00      Lunch
   1:00 to 2:30      Restorative Dentistry [cont.]
   2:30 to 2:45      Break
   2:45 to 4:30      Space Maintenance in Pediatric Dentistry
   4:30 to 5:00      Evaluations

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the principles and treatment of emergency dental care for children;
2. Choose the appropriate procedure and materials for restorative and pulp therapy treatments in primary teeth;
3. Determine the best approach to managing the behaviors of pediatric dental patients.

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 IHS CDE Coordinator or to ADA CERP (


Tuition is due only from staff from tribal programs that have taken their HQ dental shares. Tuition Payment is due at least 30 days prior to the start of the course. Please submit tuition payment to the address on the Tuition Payment Form [obtain the form by contacting] or downloading from this site.

Tuition Payment Information:

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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.