November 11, 2017

Longhorn Football Dental Study Club in Austin, TX

Update on Pediatric Dental Trauma


Dental trauma is part of the General and Pediatric
Dentistry practice. Current research has led to a better understanding of the healing mechanisms that translate into better clinical protocols for the management of trauma. The course will start with an introduction to trauma and the evaluation of the patient with trauma. Then, a review of the classification, diagnosis and treatment of traumatic lesions is presented. Finally, several clinical cases will be presented and discussed.

A review of the current guidelines (from the American Academy of Endodontics, the International Association of Dental Traumatology and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry) for the management of dental trauma in the primary and permanent dentition will be presented. Easy-to-use decision analysis and protocols for the emergency treatment as well as follow-up and referral

Present a systematic way of gathering trauma history. Review the classification of traumatic dental injuries. Discuss the diagnosis, emergency treatment and follow-up in primary tooth trauma according to type of injury. Discuss the diagnosis, emergency treatment and follow-up in permanent tooth trauma according to type of injury. Present clinical cases of primary and permanent tooth trauma.

LINA M. CARDENAS, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., obtained her first dental degree form CES University on Columbia in 1992. She received her second dental degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She traveled to Nagasaki University and received a combined degree in Pediatric Dentistry with a PhD in Dental Science. Following that, she completed a combined three year specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry with a Master of Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, one of the most respected programs in the United States. She is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist.

Check-in: Saturday, five hours prior to kick-off
Game: UT vs. Kansas State University
Royal Texas-Memorial Stadium (kick-off time TBA)

Joe C. Thompson Conference Center at
The University of Texas at Austin
26th and Red River (next to LBJ Library)
Austin, Texas 78713
(800) 882-8784

Individual with game ticket: $XXX.XX
Individual without game ticket (course only): $275.00
Register Early, we have a limited number of parking passes.

CREDIT (Course Code: 161699A)
AGD Code:430 Hours: 3

Additional game tickets can be purchased. Pre-game meals can be purchased for guests at $15.00 per person. We have a limited number of parking passes that are on a first come first serve basis. Please register early.

To register, please complete the registration form

To return to , click here