CDE: [Dental Fear Series] ft. Evlambia Hajishengallis, DDS, MSc, PhD

May, 2021
05:30 PM-07:00 PM

Virtually presented via Zoom Webinar

Time: 5:30-7:00 pm; This virtual lecture will begin promptly at 5:30 pm via Zoom Webinar.
Registration: FREE; Registration is still required.
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CE Credits: 1.5 lecture credits

Management of Dental Fear in Pediatric Patients

Course Description

The seminar will discuss the importance of pediatric dental fear/anxiety, how it develops and why it may persist. Emphasis will be given to its management, especially the methods pediatric dentists in the US and other countries use to address it.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the clinical importance of pediatric dental fear/anxiety
  • Describe the methods pediatric dentist use to manage pediatric dental fear/anxiety

Dr. Evlambia (Betty) Hajishengallis, is a Professor of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry and serves as both the Division Chief of Pediatric Dentistry and Director of the Postdoctoral Pediatric Program at Penn Dental Medicine. She completed her D.D.S in 1989 at the University of Athens in Greece, graduating with top honors. She went on to receive a Master’s degree in Oral Biology in 1994 and a Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1999. Before joining Penn Dental Medicine in 2012, Dr. Hajishengallis served as the Chief of the Pediatric Division at the University of Louisville. Her area of clinical interest lies in the prevention of early childhood carries and growth and development of the pediatric patient.

Disclosure: Dr. Hajishengallis has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

ADA Cerp

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credits.