Lesion Sterilization and Tissue Repair (LSTR) is a clinical treatment for primary molars with a pulpal diagnosis of necrosis or irreversible pulpitis. Added to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Pulp Therapy Guidelines in 2020, this new treatment provides pediatric dental clinicians with another treatment option for primary molars. This course will provide evidence to support LSTR treatment, clinical protocols, case studies, and clinical pearls on the use of LSTR and antibiotic three-mix in pediatric dental practices.
This lecture will help viewer better understand the evidence to support LSTR treatment, clinical protocols, case studies, and clinical pearls on the use of LSTR and antibiotic three-mix in pediatric dental practices.
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Of interest to Dentists, Students & Residents, Dental Auxiliaries and Dental Office Staff
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Dr. Graham Hearn – is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry who served as faculty at the University of Washington before moving to Northern California to practice. He has a passion for providing patient-centered, scientifically based care. He has served as faculty in pediatric dentistry a both the University of the Pacific and the University of Washington schools of dentistry. He left his childhood citrus farm in Visalia, California to complete undergraduate training at sunny UC San Diego, and dental school at foggy University of the Pacific in San Francisco. Dr. Hearn completed a two-year General Practice Residency at University of Virginia and his Pediatric Dentistry residency at the University of Washington. He was chief resident at both programs.
Moderator, Dr. Jean Calvo – is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orofacial Sciences. Dr. Calvo earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the UCSF School of Dentistry, where she also completed her specialty training in pediatric dentistry. Prior to her residency, she completed her Master of Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with a focus on social determinants of health. Dr. Calvo teaches in both the UCSF Pre- and Post-doctoral pediatric dental clinics. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she provides dental care to children and adolescents, with the goals of improving their oral health and making dental visits fun. She is devoted to increasing access to dental care for all children and is particularly passionate about providing care to underserved children, such as those with complex medical conditions or other special health care needs. She currently serves as Chair of the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry Continuing Education Committee.
Instructor Disclosure of any conflicts of interest:
Both speakers have declared no conflicts of interest.