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Periodontal Conditions in Children and Adolescents

Periodontal Conditions in Children and Adolescents

Starting on :09:00 AM 28 April, 2018 Venue:Boma inn
Ending on :10:00 AM 28 April, 2018 Max Credits:3.00
Moderator:Dr. ALUMERA HUDSON Activity Cost: Free Order


1. Dr. Caroline Kibosia Jelimo Boit
BDS MDS MPH Paediatric Dentist
Moi university


The presentation aims to cover an overview of the range of periodontal conditions that affect children and adolescents while highlighting the anatomic and structural differences in the periodontuim between the child/adolescent and the adult An update on the current classification and simple screening methods will be discussed. Diagnostic and management strategies will be covered while also identifying those young patients that can be treated by the general practitioner and those that require referral to the specialists.


Identify the differences in the periodontal tissues between children/adolescents and adults Classify periodontal diseases in Children and Adolescents Demonstrate a simple screening method Outline the principles of diagnosis and management

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