CPD Activities

Paediatric Dentistry Workshop on Preventive Dentistry


Paediatric Dentistry Workshop on Preventive Dentistry


Starting on :08:00 AM 15 July, 2015 Venue:Milele Hotel
Ending on :05:00 PM 15 July, 2015 Max Credits:10.00
Moderator:Dr. Ober Jenipher Achieng' Activity Cost:00

Presenters

1. Dr. Jenipher Ober Achieng'
BDS, MPH, MDS(Paed dent) Lady Northey clinic, Nairobi

2. Dr. Vanisha Hirani
BDS, Private Practitioner, Menelik Hospital

3. Dr. June Njama
BDS, MDS(Paed dent) Nyeri PGH

4. Dr. MARJORIE Muasya
BDS, MDS(Paed dent) UON SDS

5. Dr. George Ogonji C
BDS, MDS(Paed dent) Private practitioner

Description

This will be the third annual interactve preventive Dentistry workshop in Paediatric dentistry

One day interactive workshop will be to discuss preventive dentistry in paediatric dentistry. Lectures on Oral health in Kenya, Oral health education, Diet counseling in the dental clinic, Topical fluoride, Fissure sealants and Atraumatic restorative technique (ART).

Demonstration and Hands on of the technical aspects of ART, Fissure sealants & topical fluoride

Engagement of Community oral health officers in the application of the preventive measures in the community set up

Discussion of the challenges faced in implementation of preventive dentistry

Highlight on the smiles and hope program by GCDF

The lecture topics will include

Oral health situation in Kenya: a review

 

Dr. G. Ogonji

The Smiles and Hopes - Kenya strategy      

Prof. R. Bedi

 

 

Oral health education

Dr. H. Vanisha

 

Dietary advice in the dental practice

Dr. J. Ober-Oluoch

 

The child patient: an overview

 Dr. J. Njama

Pit and fissure sealants

Dr. M. Muasya

 

 


Objectives

THEME; Towards better oral health for children in Kenya





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