Paediatric Dentistry in General Dental Practice

Presented by

Dr Udit Bhatnagar

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UWA Dental School

17 Monash Ave Nedlands

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8:00 am
5:00 pm

This is a hands-on course designed for general dentists and oral health therapists to improve their knowledge and clinical skills in paediatric dentistry

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This course aims to provide the knowledge and clinical skills required to deliver high quality dentistry to all children. There will be emphasis on methods to achieve definitive diagnoses, including how to take radiographs in children. Treatment planning considerations will be a large component of this course and it is expected the attendee will develop the skills to formulate ideal treatment options and treatment modalities for each child as well as how to communicate this to parents.

The hands-on component of this course will provide practice in placing stainless steel crowns, performing pulpotomies and constructing space maintainers.


  • Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Orthodontic considerations with treatment planning
  • Understanding Early Childhood Caries
  • Understanding Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation
  • Common dental anomalies seen in children
  • Communicating with children and their parents
  • Preparation and placement of stainless steel crowns (hands on)
  • Indications and techniques for performing pulpotomies (hands on)
  • Preparation and placement of space maintainers (hands on)
  • Preparation and placement of resin composite strip crowns (hands on)


  • Develop the necessary skills to efficiently diagnose the common dental conditions seen in children
  • Develop strategies to improve treatment planning in children's dentistry as well as determining when to use sedation in children
  • Understand how orthodontic considerations play a role in treatment planning
  • Develop skills in how to communicate better with children and their parents
  • Improve hand skills in preparing and cementing stainless steel crowns and space maintainers
  • Learn the indications and techniques used for performing pulpotomies

Lunch, morning and afternoon tea


Terms & Conditions

Dr Udit Bhatnagar BOHDSc, GDipDent, DClinDent (Paed Dent), FPFA Dr Udit Bhatnagar is a specialist paediatric dentist. He obtained his undergraduate dental degree from Griffith University (QLD) in 2010 and his postgraduate specialty degree in Paediatric Dentistry from the University of Melbourne (VIC) in 2016. Udit has been based in Sydney for most of his career working at Sydney Dental Hospital as a Staff Consultant as well as in private practice. He recently relocated to Perth with his family and is working in private practice. Udit is heavily involved in continuing education with hours’ worth of his content available through ADA CPD online as well as his hands-on courses, which he has been providing for many years.

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