Department of Dentistry | Pediatric Dental Residency


Clinical training

 

Clinical training in pediatric dentistry for the Harvard School of Dental Medicine is primarily conducted at Boston Children's Hospital. The residency provides a full range of specialty training for the pediatric dental residents in:

 

The department's senior staff and house officers also serve as members of special patient teams within the hospital, treating patients with cleft lip and palate, other craniofacial anomalies or Down syndrome.

Emergency dental duty
Interns and residents are assigned emergency dental duty on a rotating basis. Trainees at Boston Children's Hospital have the opportunity to treat a variety of dental emergencies involving pain, infection and orofacial trauma.

Patient management techniques
Patient management techniques are taught through a combination of lectures, discussions and clinical experience. These include:

  • behavior modification
  • nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia
  • alternative conscious sedation techniques
  • general  anesthesia


Clinical training

 

Clinical training in pediatric dentistry for the Harvard School of Dental Medicine is primarily conducted at Boston Children's Hospital. The residency provides a full range of specialty training for the pediatric dental residents in:

 

The department's senior staff and house officers also serve as members of special patient teams within the hospital, treating patients with cleft lip and palate, other craniofacial anomalies or Down syndrome.

Emergency dental duty
Interns and residents are assigned emergency dental duty on a rotating basis. Trainees at Boston Children's Hospital have the opportunity to treat a variety of dental emergencies involving pain, infection and orofacial trauma.

Patient management techniques
Patient management techniques are taught through a combination of lectures, discussions and clinical experience. These include:

  • behavior modification
  • nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia
  • alternative conscious sedation techniques
  • general  anesthesia