DEINĀ 7221. Care of the Pediatric Patient. 2 cr. hrs.

Designed to provide a comprehensive overview of pediatric dentistry by integrating several clinical disciplines. It will prepare the general dentist to provide dental care to children from infancy to early adolescence. The course includes topics focused on the pediatric patient such as: diagnosis and treatment planning, child abuse and neglect, orthodontic diagnosis and treatment in the mixed dentition, non-pharmacological behavior management, trauma, gingival and periodontal disease, growth and development, oral surgery, management of the medically compromised/disabled, oral pathology and hospital dentistry among others.