Pediatric Dentistry: Pulp Therapy and the Stainless-Steel Crown

Josh Wren, DMD, Pediatric Dentistry: Pulp Therapy and the Stainless-Steel Crown
Speaker: Josh Wren, DMD
Category: Pediatric
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: PDF
Pulp therapy and use of stainless-steel crowns are two vital procedures that pediatric dentists provide. Even with experience in these procedures it can be difficult to know which steps to follow an...more
  • 5.0 (2 Reviews)
  • Released: 2/1/2015
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2025
  • Review Date: 6/30/2022
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This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 435.

There is no fee to view this course. There is a fee of $36 to take the exam and claim CE credits for this course.


Pulp therapy and use of stainless-steel crowns are two vital procedures that pediatric dentists provide. Even with experience in these procedures it can be difficult to know which steps to follow and how to follow them. Efficiency can also be a challenge. With some key information and practice, a dentist’s efficiency, know-how and treatment success in these procedures can increase significantly.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Identify the indications for pulpotomy, pulpectomy and indirect pulp therapies.
  • Identify the indications for stainless steel crowns or fillings after pulpal treatment.
  • Learn step-by-step techniques to perform pedodontic pulpal therapies.
  • Learn techniques to place stainless steel crowns.
  • View photos and radiographs to diagnose proper pulpal treatments on pedodontic teeth.
Description of Speaker:
Dr. Josh Wren received his DMD from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2005. Afterwards, he attended the University of Kentucky and obtained his certificate in pediatric dentistry. Upon graduation, he started Wren Pediatric Dentistry in Brandon, Mississippi, in 2007 and became a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 2008. Dr. Wren is honored to be the Mississippi representative to the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentists.

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.

CE Reviews


5.0  (2 Total Reviews)
 2 people would recommend this course to a friend.
User: pburns54
Date: 10/26/2020
good refresher
User: pburns54
Date: 10/26/2020
good refresher
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