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Continuing Dental Education

Law/Lewis Lecture in Pediatric Dentistry: Evidence-Based Update on Pulp Guidelines for Primary and Permanent Teeth

Jim Coll, DMD, MS

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Lecture Description

Indications and techniques for indirect pulp treatment, direct pulp capping, pulpotomy, and LSTR for primary teeth will be presented. New vital pulp therapy successful treatments for permanent teeth with spontaneous pain and irreversible pulpitis will be presented. The attendee should be able to diagnose and treat their pediatric and adult patients. This will be an evidence-based presentation.

Course Objectives:

As a result of attending this lecture you will be able to:

  • Understand pulp pathology of primary and permanent teeth.
  • Choose the correct pulpal treatment.
  • Discuss the evidence-based recommendations for pulp therapies.


Dr. Jim CollDr. Coll is a Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland Dental School. He was in full time private pediatric dental practice in York, PA, for 39 years. Dr Coll is a Section-Editor on pulp therapy for Pediatric Dentistry and has over 20 pulp therapy articles published in peer-reviewed journals and written four textbook chapters on pulp therapy. He chairs an AAPD workgroup that published vital and non-vital primary tooth pulp therapy guidelines and is finishing a permanent tooth vital pulp guideline with the AAE.


  • Dr. Coll has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • The staff of the University of Washington Office of Continuing Dental Education have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Course Logistics

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Woodmark Hotel and Spa
1200 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA 98033

This course is designed for pediatric dentists and other dental professionals interested in pulp treatment.

7:30am – 8:00am Check-in and breakfast
8:00am – 12:30pm Course presentation
12:30pm – 2:00pm catered luncheon

TUITION – price includes lunch
Until June 20, 2024 (after, $25 more)
$250/Dental team member
$337/Current Dental Alumni Members*

5 hours

* This course is eligible for a 10% discount if you are a current member of the UW Dental Alumni Association.


Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the ADA CERP Standard V., everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the course.

As a continuing education provider, University of Washington Continuing Dental Education is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. The School is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.

Cancellation and Refunds
For this in person lecture, a registration refund, minus a $50 cancellation fee, will be issued for cancellations received by Friday, June 21, 2024. Registration will remain open until Wednesday, June 19, 2024- however we will accept walk-in registrations (based on space availability) the day of the class, Saturday, June 22, 2024 with an additional $25 late fee. NO REFUNDS will be accepted after Friday, June 21, 2024. Cancellations must be received in email to The cancellation request must include: the name of the course, name of the person registered, name of the person requesting the cancellation, and the reason for the cancellation.

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University of Washington designates this activity for 5 continuing education credits.