P-1 Overcoming Barriers for Delivering Endodontic Care to Pediatric Populations

Product not yet rated

CE Hours: 1.25

Description: The goal of this presentation is to identify barriers that pediatric patients may face when seeking endodontic treatment of the permanent dentition. This presentation will explore access to care as it relates to  healthcare systems, behavioral considerations and clinical factors. This presentation will review dental care access/utilization trends for children in the United States. The training pediatric dentists receive in their residencies on management of endodontic issues will be highlighted in the context of how endodontists and pediatric dentists may better work together to achieve optimal care for mutual patients. Behavior management techniques will be reviewed to help the endodontist interact with the pediatric patient. A case study on New York State Medicaid beneficiaries will be highlight access to endodontic care and outcomes of root canal therapy for a pediatric population.

  • To describe review dental care access/utilization trends in the United States and outcomes for root canal therapy in a pediatric population.
  • To describe the training pediatric dental residents receive in endodontic topic and identify how this can influence interactions between endodontists and pediatric dentists to achieve optimal patient care results.
  • To identify how to manage parent/ patient behavior and expectations during endodontic procedures.

Key:

Complete
Failed
Available
Locked
Video
Open to view video.
Evaluation
9 Questions
CE Test
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
Certificate
1.25 CE credits  |  Certificate available
1.25 CE credits  |  Certificate available

Zameera Fida, D.M.D

Zameera Fida, DMD, is a full-time staff member treating patients in the pediatric and endodontic clinics at Boston Children’s Hospital Depatment of Dentistry. She is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and holds the special distinction of being a Fellow of the AAPD. Dr. Fida received her certificate in pediatric dentistry from Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard School of Dental Medicine and certificate in Endodontics at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She is currently board eligible for the American Board of Endodontics. She teaches at the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral level at Boston Children's and Harvard. She is the former Director of Predoctoral Pediatric Dentistry at Harvard. She also treats endodontic patients in an endodontic group practice, Limited To Endodontics, in Wellesley, MA. Dr. Fida is a reviewer for the journals Pediatric Dentistry and Journal of Dental Education. She has lectured locally and nationally on how to manage pediatric patients in a dental setting. She participates in various committees locally and nationally through the AAPD. Her current research interests include management of endodontic issues in the immature permanent dentition, dental education, and early childhood caries prevention. She has authored, co-authored or edited over 30 journal articles, textbook chapters, online CE courses and formal presentations since the start of her career in 2010.

Lorel E. Burns, D.D.S.

Dr. Lorel E. Burns is an assistant professor at New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Endodontics. Dr. Burns earned her B.A. degree in Health and Societies with a concentration in Health Care Markets and Finance from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. She pursued her D.D.S. degree at New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY. Dr. Burns then went on to complete her specialty training in Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Burns has a M.S. degree in Clinical Investigation from New York University School of Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. In 2019, she was selected as the American Association of Endodontists Foundation’s Endodontic Educator Fellow. Dr. Burns maintains part-time private practice limited to Endodontics in New York, USA. Her research interests include endodontic treatment outcomes, dental care affordability and clinician decision-making, and dental education.

Zameera Fida, D.M.D
I declare that I have no proprietary, financial, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course, and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith, that will be discussed or considered during the proposed presentation.

Lorel E. Burns, D.D.S., M.S.
I  declare that I have no proprietary, financial, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course, and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith, that will be discussed or considered during the proposed presentation.