Intensive Course in Pediatric Dentistry

Type of programme
Specialization courses
Duration
between 28-02-2022 and 04-03-2022
Credits
5 ECTS
Price
€400.00 / ECTS x 5 = €2,000.00. *Prices corresponding to the 2021-2022 academic year.
Places
Limited
Schedule
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Language
Spanish (secondary language: English)
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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.  

Course objectives

  1. Full assessment of the paediatric patient.
  2. Carry out a correct diagnostic procedure.
  3. Plan treatment.
  4. Establish a preventative protocol
  5. Incorporate behavioural management techniques to perform treatments based on excellence.
  6. 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

     

Course coordinator

  • Dra. Teresita Patricia Martínez
  • Dr Francisco Guinot

AGENDA

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

- Diagnosis

- 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.

- Dose.

- 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

- Communication

- Tone of voice

- Non-verbal communication

- Tell, show, do

- Positive reinforcement

- Distraction

- Presence of parents

- Advanced behaviour management

- Hand over mouth.

- Immobilisation.

- Sedation

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)

- Classification.

- 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.

- Infractions

- Enamel fracture.

- Enamel-dentine fracture

- Complicated fractures.

- Root fractures

- Crown-root fractures

- Luxation

- Treating luxations.

- Concussion.

- Subluxation.

- Intrusion luxation.

- Extrusion luxation.

- Lateral luxation.

- Avulsion.

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)

- Introduction.

- Diagnosis.

- Classification.

- Treatments.

3 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Clinical practice. (Dr Claudia Lluch)

Study programme and subjects 2021-2022

Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
Intensive Course in Pediatric Dentistry Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 5
  • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
  • Term: calendar period
  • (a): subjects which are taught in English

Teachers

Dra. Isabel Chung, Dr. Francisco Guinot, Dra. Claudia Lluch, Dra. Teresita Patricia Martínez, Dra. Cristina Requena, Dra. Sandra Sáez, Dra. Sara Vilella.

 

Prerequisites & admissions

  • To hold a bachelor’s/undergraduate degree in dentistry or medicine (having specialised in stomatology)