June 22, 2018

Lecture Course
Pediatric Dentistry Update for the General Practitioner


This one-day course will serve as a comprehensive review of clinical pediatric dentistry. Course participants will interact with the faculty in an open-forum seminar on a variety of pediatric dentistry topics, including the following:

• Examination, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
• Infant Examination and Anticipatory Guidance
• Restorative Dentistry for the Pediatric Patient
• Pulp Therapy for the Primary Dentition
• Space Maintenance
• Non-Pharmacologic Behavior Management
• Nitrous Oxide Analgesia for the Child Patient
• Local Anesthetic Dosage Regimens for Pediatric Patients

CLAUDIA I. CONTRERAS, D.D.S., received her D.D.S. degree from the National University of Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico in 1993. She continued with her postgraduate training as a Preceptor in Pediatric Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1999. This was followed by an Internship in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico where she attained her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in June, 2004. Subsequently, Dr. Contreras completed her training as a Fellow in June, 2005 at The Children’s Hospital & University of Colorado Health Science Center in Denver, Colorado. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

MARIA-JOSE CERVANTES MENDEZ D.D.S., M.S., obtained her dental degree from Intercontinental University at Mexico City. After working as a general practitioner for a couple of years she continued her training at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio where she completed her Residency in Pediatric Dentistry. She continued her education and received her Masters Degree in Orthodontics at the Intercontinental University.

Dr. Cervantes has been in private practice specialized in Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics since 2001 in Mexico City and worked as part time faculty at Universidad Intercontinental for the undergraduate students in the Pedo and Orto until March of this year when she joined the faculty at UTHSCSA in the Pediatric Dentistry Department. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association and Certified by the Mexican Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Check-in: TBD, 8:00 AM
Program: Friday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

UT Health San Antonio, School of Dentistry

Two Step Savings:
Register before April 20, 2018 to receive a 15% discount.
Register before May 25, 2018 to receive a 12% discount.

Dentist: $220.00
Dentist: $220.00 - 15% = $187.00
Dentist: $220.00 - 12% = $194.00
Allied Dental Personnel: $190.00
Allied Dental Personnel: $190.00 - 15% = $161.00
Allied Dental Personnel: $190.00 - 12% = $167.00

CREDIT (Course Code: 162008A)
AGD Code: 430 Hours: 7

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