Traumatic Dental Injuries in the Pediatric Patient

Traumatic Dental Injuries in the Pediatric Patient

In-person at UCLA and Online live via Zoom
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Lecture
Course Fee: $450          30-day early registration: $405
CDE Credits: 7

Saturday, February 11, 2023
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Trauma to the oral region occurs frequently in children and these emergency situations present a challenge to clinicians. Traumatic Dental Injuries (TDI) can also have significant negative functional, esthetic, and psychological effects on children. This course will be a fast-paced and exciting evidence-based clinical presentation of the different techniques available to manage dental trauma in young patients.

Lecture Topics

  • Patient Factors: behavior guidance, developmental issues
  • Parental Factors: Psychosocial, financial
  • Dentist Factors: schedule interruption, knowledge and experience
  • Injuries to the developing teeth after traumatic dental injuries in the primary teeth
  • Different types of traumatic dental injuries on primary and immature permanent teeth:
    • Uncomplicated crown fracture
    • Complicated crown fracture
    • Crown-Root fracture
    • Root Fracture
    • Concussion
    • Subluxation
    • Lateral Luxation
    • Intrusion
    • Extrusion
    • Avulsion

Instructor
Daniela Rodrigues P. Silva, DDS, MS
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Chair and Dr. Thomas K. Barber Endowed Chair and 
Director, Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program,
Section of Pediatric Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry

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Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Patient Factors: behavior guidance, developmental issues
  • Define key aspects and understanding of Parental Factors: Psychosocial, financial
  • Recognize the importance of Dentist Factors: schedule interruption, knowledge and experience
  • Identify injuries to the developing teeth after TDI in the young child
  • Recognize and implement considerations and protocol for different types of traumatic dental injuries on primary and immature permanent teeth

 

Policies - Cancellation and Refund

UCLA School of Dentistry, Continuing Dental Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

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