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2022-2023 Academic Bulletin (July 2022 Ed) 
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PDCH 206 - Introduction to Pediatric Dentistry

Cr Hrs: 2 (24-28-0)
This is the basic course in Pediatric Dentistry that covers both preclinical and clinical subject matter. The course presents the following subjects in relation to treatment of the child patient: examination of the child patient, local anesthesia, premedication, behavior guidance, radiographic techniques, pulp therapy, restorative dentistry, eruption of the primary and permanent teeth, space maintenance and arch analysis, correction of minor irregularities in occlusion, limited tooth movement, trauma, gingivitis and periodontal disease, oral pathological conditions in children, dental problems of the handicapped child, special dental problems of the adolescent, and hospital dentistry. This series of lectures and exercises is designed to develop proficiency in the performance of basic pedodontic procedures, such as amalgam alloy restorations, chrome crowns, fixed and removable space maintainers and the making and trimming of diagnostic casts.

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture and Lab

Location offered: Memphis
Term offered: Spring

Spring - Instructor of Record: Volk Vinall

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