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Comprehensive Review of Pediatric Dentistry

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recently conducted the Comprehensive Review of Pediatric Dentistry course. This course is now available on DVD, audio CD, MP4, and MP3 formats to fit your schedule and preparation preference.

CREDITS Earn 21 hours of continuing education credit
CE RELEASE October 15, 2012
CE EXPIRE October 15, 2015
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Program Summary

This highly acclaimed course provides a comprehensive review of pediatric dentistry. It may be helpful to American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) members in their preparation for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) examinations.

The Comprehensive Review course will provide you with an expansive, contemporary, and in-depth summary of pediatric dentistry. Topics to be discussed include growth and development, assessment and prevention, oral pathology, care for special needs patients, pediatric restorative dentistry and materials, trauma, behavior management, and pulp therapy.

Expert clinicians presenting this course utilize a lecture format to review the subjects included in the board examinations. Participation in this course does not guarantee successful completion of board exams.

The curriculum is designed also to serve as a comprehensive and in-depth review of pediatric dentistry to participants who may either be board certified or not planning on taking the examination.


Intended Audience

Pediatric Dentists looking for a refresher course as well as those seeking a comprehensive overview of the entire specialty while seeking to attain CE credits for continued licensure.

Topics & Speakers

  • Special Needs Patients - Part 1
  • Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Syndromes - Part A & B
    Catherine M. Flaitz, DDS, MS

  • Special Needs Patients - Part 2
  • Trauma
  • Behavior Management including Hospital Dentistry - Part A & B
    Constance M. Killian, DMD

  • Growth & Development/Orthodontics - Part A & B
    Andrew L. Sonis, DMD

  • Prevention
  • Dental Materials
  • Pulp Therapy
    Kevin J. Donly, DDS, MS



Kevin J. Donly, DDS, MS
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Catherine M. Flaitz, DDS, MS
Professor, Department of Diagnostic Science
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Pediatric Dentistry
The University of Texas Dental Branch, Houston, TX

Constance M. Killian, DMD
Private Practice of Pediatric Dentistry Doylestown, PA
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry
University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine
Clinical Affiliate in Dentistry, The Childrenís Hospital of Philadelphia

Andrew L. Sonis, DMD
Clinical Professor, Developmental Biology
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Senior Associate, Pediatric Dentistry Childrenís Hospital, Boston, MA


Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, the participant should have a better understanding of the:
  • Major clinical areas of pediatric dentistry
  • General knowledge base of pediatric dentistry
This continuing education activity covers:
  • Growth and development
  • Assessment and prevention
  • Oral pathology
  • Care for special needs patients
  • Pediatric restorative dentistry and materials
  • Trauma
  • Behavior management
  • Pulp therapy



The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry designates this educational activity for a maximum of 21 hours of continuing education credits.

Video/Audio Program Information

  • Estimated Time to Complete this CME Program: †21 †Hours
  • Method of Participation:† Review recordings of conference sessions
  • Evaluation Methods:† Participants will complete a posttest and activity evaluation to test knowledge gained from reviewing the program



The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.† ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP

The AAPD resolves to ensure that its educational mission and its continuing education programs are not influenced by the special interests of any corporation or individual associated with its programs. While having a financial interest or professional affiliation with a corporation does not necessarily influence a speakerís presentation, accreditation standards and good judgment require that any relationship be disclosed to the audience. Any potential conflict of interest will be made known to the participants at the beginning of the program and in any course materials.

The opinions or views expressed in this AAPD continuing education program are those of the presenter (s) and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPD.† Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned or dental procedure described.† Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPD members or other experts who are willing to share such information with colleagues.†