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2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
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PPED 814 - Contemporary Pediatric Dentistry

Cr Hrs: 2 (32-0-0)
This course given over the two years provides the pediatric postgraduate student with comprehensive lectures on a variety of subjects and topics pertinent to advanced pediatric dentistry. The topics that are covered include pulp therapy, cariology and prevention, space maintenance, speech and language development, craniofacial growth and development, periodontal problems, ethics, advocacy, special patient care, infection control, behavior management pediatric medicine hospital dentistry, psychosocial growth and development, pediatric oral pathology, nutrition, pharmacology, physical diagnosis and pediatric dental practice. Biomedical sciences topics are integrated over the two years. Students in the Advanced Pediatric Dental Program participate in this seminar each semester of their two-year residency. Twelve broad topics pertinent to will provide the postgraduate student the knowledge beyond the pre-doctoral dental education to the level required of the specialty. Topics are covered on a rotational basis over a two-year program period. Seminars are led by the Pediatric Dentistry faculty. In addition, guest lecturers and other members of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center faculty will participate.

May be repeated up to 8 credit hours.

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture
Prerequisites: Acceptance into Postgraduate Pediatric Dentistry Program

Term offered: Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Martha Wells
Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Hamid Yazdi
Fall - Additional Instructor 2: Larry Dormois
Fall - Additional Instructor 3: Craig Vinall
Fall - Additional Instructor 4: Jennifer Fernandez

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