Intensive Course in Pediatric Dentistry
This qualification is aimed at graduates who want know about the most frequently-used treatments for paediatric patients as well as how to diagnose these patients.
- Full assessment of the paediatric patient.
- Carry out a correct diagnostic procedure.
- Plan treatment.
- Establish a preventative protocol
- Incorporate behavioural management techniques to perform treatments based on excellence.
- Decide on correct intervention protocols, to treat the patient in the shortest possible time.
Competences to be acquired by students
The student will be ready to make a good diagnosis and draw up a subsequent treatment plan.
Who is it aimed at
Holders of an undergraduate/Bachelor’s degree in Dentistry; stomatologists
- Dra. Teresita Patricia Martínez
Dr Francisco Guinot
Monday 28 FEBRUARY, 2022 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Introduction to the course and clinical records (Dr Patricia Martínez)
- The importance of clinical records
- Clinical records in paediatric dentistry
- The importance of consulting clinical records
- Legal regulations
- Planning treatment
4 to 8 p.m. - Anaesthesia and isolation (Dr Patricia Martínez)
- Local anaesthesia in paediatric dentistry.
- Objectives of local anaesthesia.
- Mechanism of action.
- Types of local anaesthesia.
- Using vasoconstrictors.
- Local anaesthesia techniques.
- Drug interactions with local anaesthesia.
- Complications of local anaesthesia.
- Isolation of the operating field in paediatric dentistry
- Absolute isolation
- Positioning techniques
- Advantages of using a rubber dam
- Relative isolation
Practising with a typodont (Dr Patricia Martinez 7 to 8 p.m.)
Tuesday 1 MARCH, 2022 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) - Endodontic treatment in temporary dentition
(Dr Sandra Sáez)
- Introduction to pulp treatment. Diagnosis and treatment plan.
- Pulpotomy in primary dentition. Definition. Indications. Contraindications.
- Most frequently used materials: Formocresol. Biodentine. MTA. Others.
- Clinical procedure.
- Pulpectomies in primary dentition. Definition. Indications. Contraindications.
- Most frequently used materials.
- Clinical procedure.
4 to 8 p.m. - Clinical practice (Dr Sara Vilella)
Wednesday 2 MARCH, 2022 (9 to 11.30 a.m.) - Behaviour management
(Dr Francisco Guinot)
- Basic behaviour management
- Tone of voice
- Non-verbal communication
- Tell, show, do
- Positive reinforcement
- Presence of parents
- Advanced behaviour management
- Hand over mouth.
11.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Dental extraction (Dr Patricia Martínez)
- Current state of dental extraction.
- Indications, contraindications.
- Dental extraction procedures.
4 to 8 p.m. - Laboratory practice. Pulpotomy and placement of steel crowns.
(Dr Cristina Requena)
Thursday 3 MARCH, 2022 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) - Trauma to temporary dentition
(Dr Isabel Chung)
- Introduction to trauma (aetiological considerations)
- Hard tissue and to dental pulp injuries.
- Periodontal tissue injuries.
- Gums or buccal mucosa injuries.
- Supporting bone injuries.
- Clinical records and exploration.
- Treating crown fractures.
- Enamel fracture.
- Enamel-dentine fracture
- Complicated fractures.
- Root fractures
- Crown-root fractures
- Treating luxations.
- Intrusion luxation.
- Extrusion luxation.
- Lateral luxation.
4 to 8 p.m. Clinic practice. (Dr Isabel Chung)
Friday 4 MARCH, 2022 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Space maintainers
(Dr Patricia Martínez)
- The concept of space.
- The need to conserve space.
- Habits that increase or decrease space.
- Planning to conserve space.
12 to 2 p.m. - Molar incisor hypomineralisation (Dr Patricia Martínez)
3 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Clinical practice. (Dr Claudia Lluch)
Prerequisites & admissions
To hold a bachelor’s/undergraduate degree in dentistry or medicine (having specialised in stomatology)