Paediatric Dentistry: Core Clinical and Patient Management Issues

Presented by: Dr. Jacob K. Lee

RCDSO Expiry Date: December 31, 2017

To qualify as a Core Category 1 course, the course certificate must be issued no later than this date.

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  • Dr. Jacob K. Lee DDS, Dip Paedo, FRCD(C), FAAPD

    Dr. Jacob Lee received his DDS from the University of Toronto. He completed an internship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and earned his Diploma in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Toronto. He was a faculty member at Loma Linda University, and has served as Director of the Graduate Program in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Minnesota, Chairperson of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, and the Dental Director of the Children’s Dental Health Clinic. Dr. Lee also served as Director of the USC Pediatric Dental Residency Program at Miller Children’s Hospital, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Lee is a Diplomate and an examiner for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. As a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, he has served as a member of the Council on Continuing Education, member of the Research Committee, member of the Editorial Board of the AAPD Journal, Chair of the Graduate Students Research Awards Committee, and coordinated the Academicians Meeting at the Annual Sessions.

    Currently Dr. Lee is a member of the Board of Directors of the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and is a member of the Continuing Education Subcommittee, as well as the Online Continuing Education Subcommittee.

    Dr. Lee is a continuing education presenter for national and international dental associations and meetings. Having served as faculty and researcher for 15 years, and now in private practice for the last 12 years, Dr. Lee presents a unique perspective based on research with practical experience.

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE CAN NO LONGER BE TAKEN FOR CE POINTS. This course is available now for review by registered users to reprint their Certificates if needed. It has expired and can no longer be taken to achieve CE points or certificates.

This course was originally presented on October 17, 2014 to a live audience at the University’s Continuing Dental Education Centre. The Faculty would like to thank Dr. Jacob Lee for permitting us to film this lecture in order to make it available to a wider audience.

Part 1 — Don’t Let Them Scare You: The Psychology of Paediatric Dentistry

What are the tools required to turn a stressful appointment into a rewarding one? Find out from one of North America’s leading Paediatric dentists how your team can make a child’s next dental visit a great success.

By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to:

  • Learn various techniques for taking radiographs in children
  • Perform painless injections, and “didn’t feel a thing” extractions
  • Orchestrate your team’s strengths toward a successful visit

Part 2 — From Good to Great in Paediatric Procedures

Treating children can be very challenging. However, with the introduction of new materials and techniques, clinicians have more options in providing optimal care. Dr. Lee will outline simple and efficient restorative procedures, space guidance, and the management of pediatric dental trauma.

By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to:

  • Match various restorative options with patient needs and desires
  • Avoid the pitfalls in space guidance
  • Diagnose and manage trauma of primary and young permanent teeth