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Friday, April 05, 2019 - Saturday, April 06, 2019

Pediatric Medicine Update

All Day Event

This course will provide the pediatric dentist an update on a wide variety of areas of pediatric medicine.

Overview  Summary  Speakers and Schedule  Hotel and Travel  Registration


Who Should Attend
All members of the dental team who treat pediatric patients.

April 5-6, 2019

Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer St
Boston, MA 02210

Registration Fee

  By March 5, 2019 After March 5, 2019
AAPD Member $765 $865
AAPD Student Member $395 $495
Non-Member Dentist $965 $1065
Dental Assistant/Office Staff $395 $495




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Course Description
This course will provide the pediatric dentist, dental resident, hygienist and assistant an update on a wide variety of areas of pediatric medicine, to include common disorders and diseases that the pediatric dentist may encounter in clinical practice.

All speakers are on staff at Boston Children's Hospital and are members of the Harvard Medical School faculty, and many are nationally and world-renowned in their respective fields. Each lecture will provide a medical review of the more common disorders and diseases the pediatric dentist might encounter in clinical practice setting, followed by a discussion of the latest advances in management with a specific emphasis on its relationship to clinical dentistry. The lecture format followed by panel discussion affords participants an opportunity for dialogue between lecturer and audience. 

Course Objectives
Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:
• Provide a review of the pathophysiology of pediatric disorders and diseases the pediatric dentist is likely to encounter in clinical practice.
• Provide an update of "the state of the art and science" of the medical management of these disorders and diseases. • Discuss the impact and significance of these pediatric disorders and disease and their management to clinical pediatric dentistry. • Have a better understanding of the current management of a wide variety of pediatric conditions and how it may relate to their clinical practice of pediatric dentistry.

Speakers and Schedule

For more details and bios on the speakers, please click here

Course Chairs
Isabelle I. Chase, D.D.S. F.R.C.D (C)
Man Wai Ng, D.D.S., MPH 


See below.

Tentative Schedule, Subject to Change
Friday, April 5, 2019
7:30 - 8:15 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:15-8:30 am Welcome, Overview and Introductions - Man Wai Ng, D.D.S., MPH and Isabelle Chase, D.D.S., F.R.C.D. (C)
8:30 – 9:30 am Cerebral Palsy: Implications for Pediatric Dentistry - Laurie Glader,  M.D.
9:30 – 10:30 am Sialorrhea Management in Children - Amy Hughes, M.D.
10:30 – 10:45 am Break
10:45-11:45 am Renal Transplant and Dialysis - Michael Somers, M.D.
11:45 – 12:45 pm Mental and Behavioral Health Issues in Children - Serena Fernandes, M.D.
12:45 – 1:45 pm Lunch
1:45 – 2:45 pm Media and Children's Health - Michael Rich
2:45 – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 – 4:00 pm Hemophilia - Stacy Croteau, M.D.
4:00-5:00 pm Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children -  Dennis Rosen, M.D.
5:00 pm Adjourn

Saturday, April 6, 2019
8:00 – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 pm Diabetes - Katharine Garvey, M.D.
9:30 – 10:30 am Sickle Cell Disease - Matthew Heeney, M.D.
10:30 – 10:45 am Break
10:45 – 11:45 am Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Gi Soo Lee, M.D.
11:45 – 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 pm Nutrition - Bridget Hron, M.D.
1:45 - 2:45 am Mitochondrial Disorders in Children - Stephanie Sacharow, M.D.
2:45 – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 – 4:00 pm Hypophospatasia in Children - Ingrid Holm, M.D., M.P.H.& Rosalyn Sulyanto, D.M.D, M.S.
4:00 – 4:30 pm Closing Remarks – Man Wai Ng, D.D.S., M.P.H. & Isabelle Chase, D.D.S., F.R.C.D.
4:30pm Adjourn

CE Hours

AAPD designates this activity for 15 continuing education credits.

Hotel and Travel

Room Block
Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer St
Boston, MA 02210

$249 single/double occupancy

Reservations can be made by calling the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel directly at 888-627-7115. Be sure to mention the AAPD in order to get our special room rate, and be sure to ask about any early departure and cancellation fees. Reservations can also be made online by clicking here. Room rates listed do not include applicable room tax, currently 14.45 percent.

To take advantage of our discounted AAPD room rate, make your reservation no later than March 7, 2019. Please note that our discounted rate may sell our prior to this date. 

Please contact Direct Travel, AAPD's official travel provider at (800) 840-0908 or you can e-mail directly to aapd@dt.com. As always, to obtain the lowest available fares, early booking is recommended.


The Westin Boston Waterfront is accessible by the following major airport. Distance and average taxi transportation costs are as follows:

Boston Logan International Airport (3 miles): $15-$20 one way.




Fax completed Registration Form to number below.

Deadline for early registration is  March 5, 2019. Space is limited, with registrations being accepted on a space-available basis. Please note that space may fill up prior to the early cut-off date. After March 5, 2019, please contact the Meetings Department at the AAPD headquarters office at (312) 337-2169 to verify availability of onsite and faxed registration.

Registration Fees

Registration Fee


  By March 5, 2019 After March 5, 2019
AAPD Member $765 $865
AAPD Student Member $395 $495
Non-Member Dentist $965 $1065
Dental Assistant/Office Staff $395 $495

Full refunds for registration minus a $150 cancellation fee will be given only if written notice of cancellation is received 30 days prior to the course. A 50 percent refund will be given if written notice is received up to two weeks prior to the course. No refunds will be given within one week prior to the course. No refunds will be given for no-shows.

Notice of cancellation can be made online or in writing and sent as follows:

Mail: AAPD Meetings Department
211 East Chicago Ave, Ste. 1600
Chicago, IL 60611

 (312) 337-6329

E-mail: cbingle@aapd.org

The meeting sponsors are not responsible for travel expenses or penalties under any circumstances.

For further information, please contact the AAPD Meetings Department at (312) 337-2169.

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