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  • Audio Only- Early Career Dentist Couse

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/23/2020

    Join our speakers as they break down 6 topics that are aimed at early career dentists:: - Matching Child Temperament and Sedation Regimen - Dr. Sarat Thikkurissy - Common Oral Pathologies - Dr. Catherine Flaitz - Child Abuse & Neglect - Dr. Angela Sout - Hot Messes ~ Dental Erosion and Causes - Dr. Martha Ann Keels - Balancing Work & Life - Dr. E LaRee Johnson - Retirement Planning and Planning for the Future - Josh Miller

    Join our speakers as they break down 6 topics that are aimed at early career dentists::

    - Matching Child Temperament and Sedation Regimen - Dr. Sarat Thikkurissy
    - Common Oral Pathologies - Dr. Catherine Flaitz
    - Child Abuse & Neglect - Dr. Angela Sout
    - Hot Messes ~ Dental Erosion and Causes - Dr. Martha Ann Keels
    - Balancing Work & Life - Dr. E LaRee Johnson
    - Retirement Planning and Planning for the Future - Josh Miller

  • Audio Only- Does it Really Work? Minimal Intervention Approaches for Caries Management in Children (including SDF, ITR/ART and Hall Technique)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/23/2020

    Traditional operative treatment using different restorative materials, has been used for over a century to treat the dental destruction caused by dental caries. It is invasive, technique sensitive, costly, and requires significant cooperation from the patient. Many patients are unable to receive this treatment because they are too young, anxious, have medical conditions that limit their cooperation, or lack the resources to access care. The advent of new materials, concepts and products, have allowed the introduction of Minimal Intervention Approaches to manage caries lesions that allow us to give patients an alternative option. This presentation will discuss the use of Silver Diamine Fluoride, ITR/ART and the Hall Technique as Minimal Intervention Approaches in the management of caries in Pediatric Dentistry. Learning Objectives: 1. Differentiate the concepts of minimally invasive dentistry, minimal intervention approaches and personalized optimal interventions understanding the needs and advantages of these approaches. 2. Understand the scientific basis for current recommendations for SDF, ITR/ART and the Hall Technique as well as their indications, pros and cons. 3. Acquire the knowledge and techniques required to implement these approaches into clinical practice.

    Traditional operative treatment using different restorative materials, has been used for over a century to treat the dental destruction caused by dental caries. It is invasive, technique sensitive, costly, and requires significant cooperation from the patient. Many patients are unable to receive this treatment because they are too young, anxious, have medical conditions that limit their cooperation, or lack the resources to access care. The advent of new materials, concepts and products, have allowed the introduction of Minimal Intervention Approaches to manage caries lesions that allow us to give patients an alternative option. This presentation will discuss the use of Silver Diamine Fluoride, ITR/ART and the Hall Technique as Minimal Intervention Approaches in the management of caries in Pediatric Dentistry.

    Learning Objectives:
    1. Differentiate the concepts of minimally invasive dentistry, minimal intervention approaches and personalized optimal interventions understanding the needs and advantages of these approaches.
    2. Understand the scientific basis for current recommendations for SDF, ITR/ART and the Hall Technique as well as their indications, pros and cons.
    3. Acquire the knowledge and techniques required to implement these approaches into clinical practice.

  • Audio Only- International Oral Presentations 2020

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/22/2020

    Join 10 international speakers as they present their global research. Each presentation is 15 minutes. -Does children's dental treatment under general anesthesia improve children's and families' quality of life? - Saffana Jbara - Recommendations to manage parents and children anxiety related to children's dental treatment under general anesthesia -Ziadeddin AlBaghdadi - Biocompatibility of resin composites and risk evaluation in pediatric dentistry - Maha Daou - The ARM-ER Approach to caries management (and hypersensitivity) - Catherine Boyce - Conservative Surgical-Orthodontic Management of Impacted Canines by Autotransplantation - Gajanan Kulkarni - A global perspective on the use of the Hall technique by specialist pediatric dentists - Nabil Ouatik - The Tamponing Effect of Resorbable Biological Barrier in Quality of Obturation in Primary Molars - Anitha Santosh - The Oral Health Status and Treatment Needs of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Keith Da Silva - ORTHODONTIC MINI IMPLANTS and its uses in Pediatric Dentistry - Binu Abraham - Early Management of Functional Problem - Joby Peter

    Join 10 international speakers as they present their global research.  Each presentation is 15 minutes.

    -Does children's dental treatment under general anesthesia improve children's and families' quality of life?  - Saffana Jbara
    - Recommendations to manage parents and children anxiety related to children's dental treatment under general anesthesia  -Ziadeddin AlBaghdadi
    - Biocompatibility of resin composites and risk evaluation in pediatric dentistry  - Maha Daou
    - The ARM-ER Approach to caries management (and hypersensitivity)  - Catherine Boyce
    - Conservative Surgical-Orthodontic Management of Impacted Canines by Autotransplantation  - Gajanan Kulkarni
    - A global perspective on the use of the Hall technique by specialist pediatric dentists - Nabil Ouatik
    - The Tamponing Effect of Resorbable Biological Barrier in Quality of Obturation in Primary Molars  - Anitha Santosh
    - The Oral Health Status and Treatment Needs of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder  - Keith Da Silva
    - ORTHODONTIC MINI IMPLANTS and its uses in Pediatric Dentistry  - Binu Abraham
    - Early Management of Functional Problem  - Joby Peter

  • Audio Only- Challenging Conversations: How to Handle Non-Dental Conversations in the Dental Chair

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/22/2020

    This presentation will review the range of hesitancy with regard to vaccines and fluoride provision from a primary care perspective. Evidence-based communication techniques providers can use to address such hesitancy with parents of their pediatric patients will then be described. During this session, the learner will hear about hot topics that relate to the patients that pediatric dentists and pediatricians share. These topics will include recent hypertension guidelines, obesity screening and referral, anxiety and depression screening and referral, trauma-informed care, and nicotine exposure (including juuling). We will give a quick update on each of these topics and discuss high-level approaches to managing patients who present with these illnesses.

    This presentation will review the range of hesitancy with regard to vaccines and fluoride provision from a primary care perspective. Evidence-based communication techniques providers can use to address such hesitancy with parents of their pediatric patients will then be described.
    During this session, the learner will hear about hot topics that relate to the patients that pediatric dentists and pediatricians share. These topics will include recent hypertension guidelines, obesity screening and referral, anxiety and depression screening and referral, trauma-informed care, and nicotine exposure (including juuling). We will give a quick update on each of these topics and discuss high-level approaches to managing patients who present with these illnesses.

  • Audio Only- Social Media Marketing for the Pediatric Dental Office- Part 1

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/22/2020

    While most offices are open throughout the week; patients and potential customers are looking for answers outside of business hours. During these hours a website and social media presence are valuable assets to provide education and information. This lecture focuses on strategies to engage current and potential patients. Learning Objectives: Understand the buyer's journey in the relation parents selecting a dental office. Understand and define the three aspects of an inbound marketing campaign. Implement marketing strategies engage with current and potential patients.

    While most offices are open throughout the week; patients and potential customers are looking for answers outside of business hours. During these hours a website and social media presence are valuable assets to provide education and information. This lecture focuses on strategies to engage current and potential patients.


    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand the buyer's journey in the relation parents selecting a dental office.
    • Understand and define the three aspects of an inbound marketing campaign.
    • Implement marketing strategies engage with current and potential patients.
  • Audio Only- Identification and Management of Opioid and Substance Use Disorders in Pediatric Dental Practice - Part 1

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/22/2020

    This lecture will discuss common drugs abused by children and adolescents, and provide the attendee with approaches in identifying and managing patients with opioid and substance use disorders in the pediatric dental practice. Logic for using, signs, symptoms, behaviors, and effects on the developing brain will be highlighted. Dental treatment recommendations, brief interventions, effective referral protocol, and resources for family members will be discussed. Be sure to listen to Part 2 of this lecture on Saturday, May 23! Learning Objectives: Describe alcohol and drug use in early adolescence with progression to opioid and substance use disorders in late adolescence. discuss the neurocognitive effects of addictive substances on the developing adolescent brain. discuss patterns, trends, epidemiology, and contributing factors to opioid and other substance use \ abuse among the child and adolescent population highlight similarities, differences, and discuss challenges of adolescents with co-occurring substance use and psychiatric disorders. discuss how the pediatric dental practitioner and staff can identify and manage substance use and withdrawal syndrome behaviors in patients. recognize and deliver safe dental procedures for children and adolescents who are actively using alcohol and \ or other drugs; or are currently receiving treatment for opioid and substance use disorders. demonstrate and provide the pediatric dentist with brief interventions, referrals and resources for the family.

    This lecture will discuss common drugs abused by children and adolescents, and provide the attendee with approaches in identifying and managing patients with opioid and substance use disorders in the pediatric dental practice. Logic for using, signs, symptoms, behaviors, and effects on the developing brain will be highlighted. Dental treatment recommendations, brief interventions, effective referral protocol, and resources for family members will be discussed. 

    Be sure to listen to Part 2 of this lecture on Saturday, May 23!

    Learning Objectives:

    • Describe alcohol and drug use in early adolescence with progression to opioid and substance use disorders in late adolescence.
    • discuss the neurocognitive effects of addictive substances on the developing adolescent brain.
    • discuss patterns, trends, epidemiology, and contributing factors to opioid and other substance use \ abuse among the child and adolescent population
    • highlight similarities, differences, and discuss challenges of adolescents with co-occurring substance use and psychiatric disorders.
    • discuss how the pediatric dental practitioner and staff can identify and manage substance use and withdrawal syndrome behaviors in patients.
    • recognize and deliver safe dental procedures for children and adolescents who are actively using alcohol and \ or other drugs; or are currently receiving treatment for opioid and substance use disorders.
    • demonstrate and provide the pediatric dentist with brief interventions, referrals and resources for the family.
  • Audio Only- "Naughty or Nice": the Medicaid Conundrum

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/22/2020

    Medicaid children are the highest risk and underserved patient population when it comes to dental disease. Bureaucratic hurdles, excessive paperwork and lower reimbursement rates often make it formidable for many practitioners to include them as their patients. Opening up our practices to the most needy patients may be rewarding afterall. Learning Objectives: Learn about the pros/cons of accepting Medicaid patients. Contemplate and analyze the repurcussions of seeing Medicaid patients for their individual practices or share their experience about seeing these patients if they are providers. Integrate this demographic into your practice and share the professional responsbility of caring for the children who need our expertise and care the most.

    Medicaid children are the highest risk and underserved patient population when it comes to dental disease. Bureaucratic hurdles, excessive paperwork and lower reimbursement rates often make it formidable for many practitioners to include them as their patients. Opening up our practices to the most needy patients may be rewarding afterall.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Learn about the pros/cons of accepting Medicaid patients.
    • Contemplate and analyze the repurcussions of seeing Medicaid patients for their individual practices or share their experience about seeing these patients if they are providers.
    • Integrate this demographic into your practice and share the professional responsbility of caring for the children who need our expertise and care the most.
  • Audio Only- Presented by IAPD: Behavior Guidance

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/23/2020

    Connecting with the new generations: the New pediatric dentist’s role as a communicator during and after CoVid 19 Pediatric dentists should know more about children’s emotions and behavior than any other health professional. Today with this new pandemic, the rules have changed. We are facing, economic, physical and emotional challenges. This presentation wil focus on the problems in sight. . How de we want to handle the future. Paralysis or action. Everybody tells us how to wash, what to do to stay clean of CoVid-19, BUT, nobody how to pay attention to our emotions. We need new tools to negociate this new reality. We will provide you with a tool box to be prepared for the future. New generations of children and parents are challenging the communication techniques that have been traditionally used by pediatric dentists. Social and technological changes have had a great impact on the new generations and affect our role as health care providers. With the advent of advanced technology and this physical distancing from the pandemic, major changes are taking place challenging the role that we will play in the future of children’s’ health and wellbeing. New generations are becoming more isolated and physical and emotional communications are being jeopardized. The human aspect is being replaced by technology. Humans in the not too distant future may become expendable and replaceable. In addition, parents acquire information via the internet and question the information we provide and our techniques of communication with their children. We need to rediscover our emotions and re-evaluate our communicative techniques. In this procedure we should not forget that our great advantage over technology is our ability to connect and emotionally communicate with other people. This is something that hopefully will not be replaceable. We will illustrate the major changes major changes we will face with the new generations of parents and children around the globe and how it affects us in the way we work in our offices. We will show the importance of bonding with parents and children, moving beyond the biological aspects and venturing into the psycho-socio and cultural issues. Knowing our children and adolescents will allow us to detect potential physical or emotional hazardous behavior. The first change that needs to be made is learning how different healthcare professionals interact with children and parents in different cultures and countries. When we bond we enter a danger zone of co-dependency, so we need to learn, know and set our limits. " Do we want to be keepers of the past to preserve the future? " Can I care, still allowing the other to be separate?" " Can I leave the comfortable me and enter the ever-changing other? Are we ready to take on this challenge? If not, will many health specialties survive the Twenty First century?   Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this presentation, participants will learn how different cultures naturally assume a different way to communicate with parents and children.We will show the differences between Western individualism and the Eastern spirit of community, to adapt, adopt, mold and embrace new feelings favored from experience by our peers around the world to a greater mutual understanding of the other and its potential positive effect for the future of our profession. Pediatric dentists all over the world are experiencing economic, physical and emotional challenges from CoVid19 pandemic. We will show how to deal with them and adapt to our new reality. Technology is here to stay to make our lives more comfortable. No matter how fast technology advances, we cannot afford to lose our humanity. A full paradigm shift will be necessary. We will show what are our main advantages to survive the XXI century. Recent advances in technology and their uses and applications for behavior guidance Behavior management is a basic discipline and a major differential expertise of Pediatric Dentistry as a speciality. Behavior management has undergone several changes and modifications over time. To help children and parents, it is important to address the causes of behavioral problems faced by pediatric dentistry and to provide well-structured cognitive behavioral interventions that can optimize the outcome of behavior management. The cognitive pediatric dentistry paradigm plays a major role in behavior management, even more so nowadays, as we are expected to deliver painless dental treatment. To Prevent Dental Behavioral Management Problems, Technologies like 3D animation can be a powerful Communication Tool to shape children perceptions. These can also increase children sense of predictability and acceptability of dental treatments. Learning Objectives: Understand the Origins of Dental behavior management problems. Understand the Structure of a Cognitive Behavioral Intervention Model in pediatric dental patients (4-7 years old) for the prevention and management of Behavior Management Problems. Understand how a virtual tool can be applied in pediatric dentistry behavior management

    Connecting with the new generations: the New pediatric dentist’s role as a communicator during and after CoVid 19 


    Pediatric dentists should know more about children’s emotions and behavior than any other health professional. Today with this new pandemic, the rules have changed. We are facing, economic, physical and emotional challenges. This presentation wil focus on the problems in sight. . How de we want to handle the future. Paralysis or action. Everybody tells us how to wash, what to do to stay clean of CoVid-19, BUT, nobody how to pay attention to our emotions. We need new tools to negociate this new reality. 
    We will provide you with a tool box to be prepared for the future. 
    New generations of children and parents are challenging the communication techniques that have been traditionally used by pediatric dentists. Social and technological changes have had a great impact on the new generations and affect our role as health care providers. 

    With the advent of advanced technology and this physical distancing from the pandemic, major changes are taking place challenging the role that we will play in the future of children’s’ health and wellbeing. New generations are becoming more isolated and physical and emotional communications are being jeopardized. The human aspect is being replaced by technology. Humans in the not too distant future may become expendable and replaceable. In addition, parents acquire information via the internet and question the information we provide and our techniques of communication with their children.

    We need to rediscover our emotions and re-evaluate our communicative techniques. In this procedure we should not forget that our great advantage over technology is our ability to connect and emotionally communicate with other people. This is something that hopefully will not be replaceable. 

    We will illustrate the major changes major changes we will face with the new generations of parents and children around the globe and how it affects us in the way we work in our offices. We will show the importance of bonding with parents and children, moving beyond the biological aspects and venturing into the psycho-socio and cultural issues. Knowing our children and adolescents will allow us to detect potential physical or emotional hazardous behavior. 

    The first change that needs to be made is learning how different healthcare professionals interact with children and parents in different cultures and countries. 

    When we bond we enter a danger zone of co-dependency, so we need to learn, know and set our limits. 
    " Do we want to be keepers of the past to preserve the future? 
    " Can I care, still allowing the other to be separate?" 
    " Can I leave the comfortable me and enter the ever-changing other? 

    Are we ready to take on this challenge? If not, will many health specialties survive the Twenty First century? 

      Learning Objectives:

    • Upon completion of this presentation, participants will learn how different cultures naturally assume a different way to communicate with parents and children.We will show the differences between Western individualism and the Eastern spirit of community, to adapt, adopt, mold and embrace new feelings favored from experience by our peers around the world to a greater mutual understanding of the other and its potential positive effect for the future of our profession.
    • Pediatric dentists all over the world are experiencing economic, physical and emotional challenges from CoVid19 pandemic. We will show how to deal with them and adapt to our new reality.
    • Technology is here to stay to make our lives more comfortable. No matter how fast technology advances, we cannot afford to lose our humanity. A full paradigm shift will be necessary. We will show what are our main advantages to survive the XXI century.
    • Recent advances in technology and their uses and applications for behavior guidance

    Behavior management is a basic discipline and a major differential expertise of Pediatric Dentistry 
    as a speciality. 
    Behavior management has undergone several changes and modifications over time. 
    To help children and parents, it is important to address the causes of behavioral problems faced by 
    pediatric dentistry and to provide well-structured cognitive behavioral interventions that can 
    optimize the outcome of behavior management. 
    The cognitive pediatric dentistry paradigm plays a major role in behavior management, even more 
    so nowadays, as we are expected to deliver painless dental treatment. 
    To Prevent Dental Behavioral Management Problems, Technologies like 3D animation can be a 
    powerful Communication Tool to shape children perceptions. These can also increase children sense 
    of predictability and acceptability of dental treatments.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand the Origins of Dental behavior management problems.
    • Understand the Structure of a Cognitive Behavioral Intervention Model in pediatric dental patients (4-7 years old) for the prevention and management of Behavior Management Problems.
    • Understand how a virtual tool can be applied in pediatric dentistry behavior management

  • Audio Only - MiniClinics II 2020

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/23/2020

    3 separate topics, 45 minutes each: - The Diagnostic Challenge in Pediatric Dentistry Part VI - Dr. Juan Yepes - Soft Tissue CO2 Laser Surgery for the Pediatric Dental Patient from Birth through Adolescence from Suck Swallow Breath through Sleep Disordered Breathing - Martin Kaplan - Social Media Marketing for the Pediatric Dental Office - Jarod Johnson

    3 separate topics, 45 minutes each:

    - The Diagnostic Challenge in Pediatric Dentistry Part VI - Dr. Juan Yepes
    - Soft Tissue CO2 Laser Surgery for the Pediatric Dental Patient from Birth through Adolescence from Suck Swallow Breath through Sleep Disordered Breathing - Martin Kaplan
    - Social Media Marketing for the Pediatric Dental Office - Jarod Johnson

  • Audio Only- Soft Tissue Laser Use for Pediatric Dentistry Procedures

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/23/2020

    There are several misconceptions about soft tissue laser use for pulp application. In this learning lab I would like to give practical tips and show many of my cases on how I did pulp related procedures and minor surgeries in pediatric patients with minimal pain and needing local aesthetic shots. Learning Objectives: to understand the indications of soft tissue laser use in pulp related procedures Able to understand the laser machine settings for optimal and painless procedures work on patients using soft tissue laser with minimal pain and discomfort to the child

    There are several misconceptions about soft tissue laser use for pulp application. In this learning lab I would like to give practical tips and show many of my cases on how I did pulp related procedures and minor surgeries in pediatric patients with minimal pain and needing local aesthetic shots.

    Learning Objectives:

    • to understand the indications of soft tissue laser use in pulp related procedures
    • Able to understand the laser machine settings for optimal and painless procedures
    • work on patients using soft tissue laser with minimal pain and discomfort to the child