Diploma of Pediatric Dentistry Online

Type of programme
Specialization courses
Duration
between 12-01-2022 and 08-07-2022
Credits
10 ECTS
Price
€347.00 / ECTS x 10 = €3,470.00. *Prices corresponding to the 2021-2022 academic year.
Places
Limited
Schedule
Theoretical Part (Online): Wednesdays from 13 January until 30 June 2021. From 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. Practical Part: From 5 to 9 July 2021. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Language
Spanish (secondary language: English)
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Dentistry professionals need to have a good understanding of the field of paediatric dentistry, since the preservation and good health of primary teeth is essential in order to favour the physiological change to a complete set of permanent teeth without complications or diseases. Primary teeth are important, as they are necessary for children to chew and for cosmetic reasons. They need to keep the space for the permanent teeth to come through and assist in jaw development and vocalisation.  

Course objectives 

  1. Students should acquire the necessary knowledge to care for children, both preventatively and in terms of treatment.
  2. The students study the essential subject of behaviour management with child patients at theoretical and practical levels.
  3. An optional practical week is also included in which practical work is undertaken in the laboratory and with patients of the University Dental Hospital (CUO). 

Competences to be acquired by students

  1. The Online Diploma in Paediatric Dentistry course shares the latest knowledge, techniques and protocols, bringing students up to date on developments in this specialist field.
  2. Students will obtain up-to-date evidence-based knowledge on how to best manage child dental patients. 
  3. Students will be able to draw up a proper preventative and treatment plan for a child patient.
  4. Students will acquire the necessary knowledge to manage the behaviour of both compliant and non-compliant children. 

Schedule

Theoretical part:

  • 23 online seminars on Wednesdays from 10pm to 24.00h (Spanish time) from January 12 to June 29, 2022

Theoretical and practical part:

  • 23 online seminars on Wednesdays from 10pm to 24.00h (Spanish time) from January 12 to June 29, 2022
  • On-site week from July 4 to 8, 2022

Theoretical part: online seminars from 22:00 to 24:00 (Spanish time)

Practical part: Laboratory from 09:00 to 14:00 and clinical practice from 16:00 to 20:00

Prospective student profile

The Diploma in Paediatric Dentistry (Online) is aimed at professionals (stomatologists and dentists) who wish to update and expand their knowledge in the field of endodontics and who do not have the time and/or means to participate in an on-site course.

 

 

 

 

Course coordinators

  • Dr Sara Vilella
  • Dr Francisco Guinot

Course Programme

Programme structured in:

23 weekly webinars from January to July (we will confirm the order of the sessions the start of the course). Sessions include, in a comprehensive way, the areas of prevention, operative dentistry and behaviour management in child patients.

  • Clinical history and informed consent.
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Anaesthesia in paediatric dentistry
  • Development and tooth eruption.
  1. Odontogenesis and tooth eruption
  2. Nomenclature and anatomy in primary dentition
  3. Tooth development abnormalities
  • Managing behaviour in paediatric patients. 
  1. Fear and anxiety.
  2. Behaviour management techniques.
  • Basic prevention in paediatric dentistry
  • Isolation and local anaesthesia
  • Therapy in paediatric dentistry.
  1. Surgical materials.
  2. Dental surgery. Cavities. Metal crowns.
  3. Exodontics and spacers.
  • Mouth guards.
  • Pulpar treatments in primary teeth.
  • Pulpar treatments in permanent teeth.
  1. Pulpar treatments with open apex.
  2. Pulpar treatments with closed apex.
  • Oral medicine in paediatric dentistry I and II.
  • Traumatology.
  1. Primary teeth.
  2. Permanent teeth.
  • Dentistry of babies.
  • Pharmacology in paediatric dentistry.
  • Molar-incisor hypomineralisation.
  • Emergencies in paediatric dentistry.

In the practical week, students can apply the knowledge they have acquired in the weekly theory sessions in a practical way. In the mornings they do pre-clinical practices in the laboratory and in the afternoon-evening sessions they work with patients in the University Dental Clinic.

Study programme and subjects 2021-2022

Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
Diploma Online Odontopediatria (part Pràctica/opcional) Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 5
Diploma Online Odontopediatria (part Teòrica/obligatòria) Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 5
  • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
  • Term: calendar period
  • (a): subjects which are taught in English

Teachers

Dra. Neus Borrego, Dra. Isabel Chung, Dra. Pilar Fenoy, Dra. Elvira Ferrés, Dr. Francisco Guinot, Dra. Claudia Lluch, Dra. Rita Mantecón, Dra. Karem Marfisi, Dra. Patricia Martínez, Dra. Carla Munné, Dra. Laura Muñoz, Dra. Lili Oprysnyk, Dra. Silvia Parri, Dra. Cristina Requena, Dra. Sandra Sáez, Dra. Ana Veloso, Dra. Sara Vilella, Dra. Mercè Virolés, Dra. Silvia Yuste.

Prerequisites & admissions

  • To be a stomatologist or dentist.