'Pearls' of Pediatric Dentistry: Understanding New Concepts in Today's Pediatric Dental Practice
  • 6/9/2017, 6/10/2017
  • Friday: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM


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Course Directors

ARNOLD WEISS, D.D.S., M.Sc.D. Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Private Practice in Brookline, MA

DAVID TESINI, D.M.D., M.S. Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Private practice in Sudbury, MA


Additional Speakers:

  • Dr. John Ficarelli
  • Dr. Moira Casey
  • Dr. Nour Gowharji
  • Ms. Kathy Pauze

Course Details

In this intimate and interactive course, designed for dentists and their staff, specialists in pediatric dentistry and orthodontics will share pearls of pediatric dentistry wisdom for working with patients from ages 1 to 18 (and their parents!). Participants will receive updated information on diagnosis and treatment of pediatric procedures, the effects of the Affordable Care Act, ways to change patient and parent behavior, and much more!


This two day course will give you and your team valuable tools to treat children of all ages. Day One's lecture will offer participants “pearls” of clinical techniques including caries control and prevention, the latest materials updates, and helpful information on the business side of pediatric dentistry.


Day Two will offer step-by-step instruction on clinical procedures, including pulp therapy, stainless steel crowns, use of glass ionomers, and silver diamine fluoride. Throughout the course, you and your team will learn how to schedule better, communicate with parents and coworkers, and have control of your practice. By the end of the course, participants will see how treating kids and teens can be a benefit to their practice!


Practitioners are encouraged to bring their whole team. Learn how to work together to treat children, while minimizing work-related stress, and keeping your practice looking great!


This program includes two breakout sessions to provide auxiliaries and administrative staff with tips and tricks tailored to their roles.

Learning Objectives
  • Create optimal conditions for treating kids and teens in your practice
  • Understand behavioral approaches to challenging or anxious patients
  • Add new procedures to the armamentarium of the general dentist
  • Conduct early orthodontic evaluation, analysis and timing of treatment
  • Simplify some of your business and practice administrative systems

CE Credits

Lecture: Credit Hours - 9

AGD Code: 430

Course Fee

$395 (Doctor, Both Days)

$295 (Doctor - Day 1 Only)

$195 (Staff)

$95 (Staff - Day One Only)



Tufts Dental School

1 Kneeland St
Boston, MA 02111

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About Us


Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Approval Date 11/15-12/19.


We may be reached by email at DentalCE@Tufts.edu, and by phone at 617-636-6629.

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