Pediatric Course: Mini Pediatric Dental Residency:
Essentials of Latest Approaches in Everyday Dentistry for Children
09:00 - 18:30
Novotel World Trade Centre Hotel

Total Credit points: 8 cr
Accreditation Number: 0170/16
INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions Organisation Est. 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. INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions Organisation Est. designates this activity for 6.5 cr continuing education credits.

Dr. Alil Attaie: DDS, MPH -  USA
Dr. Nabil Ouatik, DDS, MSc - Canada
Date: 1st February 2016
Time: 09:00 - 18:30
Venue: Novotel World Trade Centre Hotel
(Teaching Method: Participation)



This intensive pediatric dental course covers various aspects of pediatric dental treatment including diagnosis and treatment planning and core preventive & restorative pediatric dental procedures with emphasis on quality of care and cost effectiveness. Behavior guidance, local anesthesia, advanced isolation systems, infant/age one dental visit and fluoride varnish, silver diammine fluoride, and anti caries chemotherapeutics, SSC/White crowns and bonding techniques, space maintenance and brief review of nitrous oxide sedation will be covered. This is a hands on course with ample opportunity to practice all discussed techniques.



The course provides a flexible continuing education experience for dental practitioners interested in obtaining necessary knowledge and skills prerequisite to delivering proficient comprehensive dental care to young children. The program aims to expand the number of dental practitioners who feel competent in providing children age 16 years with quality preventive and invasive/restorative/surgical pediatric dental services. Completion of this miniresidency enhances one’s qualifications when applying for hospital staff and operating room privileges and allows general dental practitioners to provide optimal dental care for a larger younger pool of paediatric patients while being aware of the needed quality of care standards.


Learning Objectives: 


  1. Scope of practice of pediatric dental medicine & surgery with focus on 16 year age group
  2. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and core preventive & restorative pediatric proceduresKey factors in providing highest quality of care that are cost effective
  3. Behavior GuidancePearls of gaining patient and parental acceptance for needed treatment and building patient's confidence
  4. Local Anesthesia, Restorative, endodontic techniques including SSC, white crowns, bonding and space maintenance. Will review advances in pediatric dental restoratives and Isolation Systems Demonstration
  5. Infant dental care & preventive approaches: Fluoride varnish & Silver Diamine Fluoride Demonstration
  6. Various sedation techniques and nitrous oxide sedation and treatment planning will be briefly reviewed.


Who Should Attend:

  • General Practitioners
  • Specialists
  • Dental Students


Demonstration and Workshop:

 Course participant will be involved in hands on experiences using various dental restorative materials; anesthesia, isolation, behavior management and diagnosis and treatment planning will be included..


 Course Outline: 

 08:30 - 09:30 Introduction Scope of practice of pediatric dental medicine & surgery local and international trends from both public health and entrepreneurial perspectives

09:30 - 10:30 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and core preventive & restorative pediatric procedures Key factors in providing highest quality of care that are cost effective & clinical case reviews

10:30 - 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:45 Hands-on restorative section stainless steel crown & Posterior aesthetic/zirconia crowns

12:45 – 13:45 Lunch

13:45 – 15:45 Hands-on Strip Crowns/Bonding & Anterior aesthetic zirconia crowns

15:45 -  16:00 Break

16:00 – 17:00 Local Anesthesia techniques, pulp therapy using anatomically accurate primary molars

17:00 – 18:30 Introduction to patient assessment and treatment planning for sedation and general anesthesia with brief review of nitrous oxide analgesia in children



Speaker Biography:

Dr. Ali B. Attaie is a pediatric dental specialist and director emeritus of the Mount Sinai Health System Division of Pediatric Dental Medicine. He is an assistant professor of pediatrics and dentistry and co-founder of hellosmile.


Dr. Nabil Ouatik received his DMD from Université de Montréal in 2005 and completed specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at the same institution. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.


Dr. Rafif Tayara is a pediatric dental specialist practicing in Dental Kingdom- Cedars Dental Center. She completed her DDS and pediatric specialty training at St. Joseph University. She lectures internationally on pediatric dentistry.