Dental Management of Medically Compromised Children

  • Thursday 1/27/2022
  • Time: 8:00 - 11:00 am
  • Course Code: 113TL
  • Cost: $99
  • Credits: 3 CE Hours
speaker
Juan Yepes, DDS, MD is a professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Indiana University School of Dentistry and an attending at Riley Children Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Juan is also an adjunct professor at the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Department of Pediatric and Community Dentistry.

This course will provide to the attendees with the most up-to-date information regarding the fascinating and emerging field of oral medicine in pediatric dentistry. The instructor will use case-presentation as the learning and discussion format and will cover the entire spectrum of the most common medical issues in children with repercussions in the dental treatment. Diseases such as asthma, diabetes, congenital heart disease, autism, ADHD, and several syndromes will be discussed with special emphasis in the dental protocols for the treatment of patients with these conditions in the safest way. 

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Recognize the most common systemic conditions in children
  • Discuss the implications for the dental treatment of the most common systemic conditions in children
  • Understand the most common oral conditions associated with systemic disorders
  • Identify ways to improve communication between the dentist and the pediatrician for common patients with medical issues
Recommended Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office

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