AGD2017 Las Vegas
L16: Examination, Interception & Prevention: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Subject Code: 438 - Trauma in Primary/Young Teeth

Credits: 3 (Lecture)

Saturday, July 15: 2 to 5 p.m.

Audience: D, ST, R

Fee: $60

Location: Emperor's Level, Augustus V

Speaker Bio: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; multidisciplinary and general private practice; associate clinical instructor, University of Manitoba College of Dentistry

Description: Learn strategies to complete infant and toddler examination. Assess caries risk and prescribe preventive therapies and materials. Develop effective treatment plans based upon risk assessment, developmental age and patient compliance. Provide interception and prevention for caries, effectively manage dental trauma, provide space maintenance and provide early orthodontic diagnosis and interception and minor tooth movement. Take home a large variety of practical information to implement into your practice, to provide better and more effective care for pediatric patients.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the examination, from the first visit to visits in later years.
  • Understand age-appropriate, risk-appropriate and behavior-appropriate treatment planning.
  • Explore dental trauma management.
  • Learn about space maintenance, interceptive orthodontics and minor tooth movement.
  • Explore risk assessment and preventive strategies.