This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 2 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 435.
The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.
With the Affordable Care Act mandating dental coverage for those under 19, there will be more than 3,000,000 pediatric patients added to 150,000 dental practices. Treating children may become a necessity for your dental office. Pulp therapy and stainless steel crowns are procedures that are often considered complex when performed on pediatric patients. This course will alleviate any fear or the unknown that leads to this misconception. Indirect pulp therapy, pulptomy, and pulpectomy will be discussed with emphasis on diagnosis and technique. Stainless steel crowns will also be discussed and procedural steps thoroughly explained and shown. Pulp therapy nor stainless steel crowns are possible without effective anesthetic techniques thus this course also discusses Dr. Wren’s process for the utilization of nitrous oxide, appropriate topical anesthesia and local anesthesia in order to achieve a truly painless injection 100% of the time. If you are treating children in your practice, this course is a must!
Description of Speaker:
Dr. Wren received his undergraduate B.A. degree in Biology from the University of Mississippi and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry. He then completed the Pediatric Dentistry residency program at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, where he obtained his Specialty Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry. His specific interests include preventive dentistry and early orthodontic treatment. Dr. Wren has over 200 hours of continuing education in orthodontics. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and Mississippi representative to the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Wren is a moderator at Dentaltown.com and contributes regularly to the message board. He was a featured speaker at Townie Meeting 2014.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- 1. Administer a painless injection for any pediatric dental procedure without using the inferior alveolar nerve block
- 2. Know when to perform indirect pulp therapy vs. pulpotomy vs. pulpectomy
- 3. Know how to perform indirect pulp therapy, pulptomy and pulpectomy
- 4. Master the stainless steel crown procedure with efficiency and predictability
- 5. Feel comfortable performing these procedures on a pediatric dental patient
Dr. Wren declares that neither he nor any member of his family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program nor have a financial interest in any commercial products or services discussed in this program.
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association
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For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
Farran Media is a nationally approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022.
Provider ID# 304396
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 2 hours of verifiable CPD.
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and
providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not
independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not
represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content
or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are
those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or
more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to
qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic
or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are
intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise,
skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward
license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant
to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.
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There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education