Clinical Pediatric Dentistry II
This is final clinical course in pediatric dentistry. The course consists of one clinical training session of 3 hours per week for the whole academic year. The students are required to provide comprehensive dental treatment for children age 3 to 8 years presenting with a wide range of dental problems. Emphasis of the course will be on patient education and management, treatment planning, prevention of dental disease, restorative procedures, pulp therapy, and space management.
After completing the clinical training, the students should be able to:
1. Evaluate the patient’s need for behavior modification.
2. Apply different behavior modification techniques learned.
3. Formulate a treatment plan for this age group.
4. Discuss with parents different approaches for the prevention of dental disease.
5. Teach and motivate parents in proper brushing technique according to their children age.
6. Administer local anesthesia.
7. Use rubber dam properly.
8. Restore primary teeth using different materials available.
9. Use several clinical procedures available for pulp therapy.
10. Effectively manage cases of premature primary tooth/teeth loss.
11. Manage dental trauma in children.
12. Recognize and manage/refer disabled individuals.
Course Evaluation/Grading: Total Grade (100)
Students are evaluated in three areas:
1. Clinical Evaluation 70%
2. Written Examination 30%