Pediatric Dentistry (PDED)

PDED 5000 - Introduction to Pediatric Dentistry

Credit(s): 2 Credits

This course is designed to introduce new residents to the specialty of pediatric dentistry. It includes an in-depth review of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Guidelines as well as lectures and discussions on topics in pediatric dentistry including prevention, dental materials, pulp therapy, sedation and trauma.

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the MS Dentistry, Pediatric Dentis program.

PDED 5200 - Pediatric Dentistry Literature Review

Credit(s): 1 Credit (Repeatable for credit)

A review of classical literature recommended by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and current articles recommended by the program director. Residents will evaluate the value of the articles, discuss the findings, and gauge the impact on clinical practice in the context of evidence-based dentistry.

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Pediatric Dentistry.

PDED 5600 - Clinical Pediatric Dentistry I

Credit(s): 1 Credit

Supervised patient treatment in the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center operating room. (Offered every Summer)

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Pediatric Dentistry.

PDED 5610 - Clinical Pediatric Dentistry II

Credit(s): 2 Credits

Supervised patient treatment in the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center operating room. (Offered every Fall)

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Pediatric Dentistry.

PDED 5620 - Clinical Pediatric Dentistry III

Credit(s): 2 Credits

Supervised patient treatment in the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center operating room. (Offered every Spring)

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Pediatric Dentistry.

PDED 5630 - Clinical Pediatric Dentistry IV

Credit(s): 1 Credit

Supervised patient treatment in the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center operating room. (Offered every Summer)

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Pediatric Dentistry.

PDED 5640 - Clinical Pediatric Dentistry V

Credit(s): 2 Credits

Supervised patient treatment in the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center operating room. (Offered every Fall)

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Pediatric Dentistry.

PDED 5650 - Clinical Pediatric Dentistry VI

Credit(s): 2 Credits

Supervised patient treatment in the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center operating room. (Offered every Spring)

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Pediatric Dentistry.

PDED 5660 - Clinical Pediatric Dentistry VII

Credit(s): 1 Credit

Supervised patient treatment in the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center operating room. (Offered every Summer)

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Pediatric Dentistry.

PDED 5800 - Principles of Orthodontics

Credit(s): 1 Credit

This course will discuss the principles of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment. The course is designed for pediatric dentists and will focus on the primary and mixed dentitions.

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Center for Advanced Dental Ed college.

PDED 5910 - Pediatric Dentistry Seminar

Credit(s): 0-1 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Comprehensive review of pediatric dentistry topics, including: prevention, behavior management, caries/restorative dentistry, specialized patient care, pharmacology, sedation, trauma, pathology, facial growth and development, and management of the developing occlusion. Residents will gain a solid foundation in the principles of pediatric dentistry for the board examination and the practice of pediatric dentistry. (Offered each semester)

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Pediatric Dentistry.

PDED 5950 - Special Study for Exams

Credit(s): 0 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

PDED 5990 - Thesis Research

Credit(s): 1 or 2 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Research, development, and writing of a master's thesis (required).

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Pediatric Dentistry.

Enrollment limited to students in the Center for Advanced Dental Ed college.