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Continuing Dental Education

Pediatric Dentistry and Opportunities for Digital Dentistry – a live webinar

Tim Wright, DDS, MS

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This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series.


This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series*

Course Description

Digital dentistry is revolutionizing the way we practice dentistry and provide patient care. Understanding the indications and limitations of digital dentistry enhances a clinician’s ability to provide restorative and orthodontic care. There are many systems available making it difficult for clinicians to choose from the available options. This course presents new applications for digital dentistry for the pediatric patient that are diverse and range from diagnostics to appliance fabrication. Cases using different digital workflows for pediatric patients will be presented to illustrate the diverse applications that digital dentistry can have in the provision of oral health care to the pediatric population. This course will provide practical information on applications of digital dentistry from diagnostics to restorations and appliances that can be adopted in your practice.

Learning Objective

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how current digital workflows can be used for managing pediatric dental patients
  • Evaluate and adopt digital workflows supporting treatment from impressions to appliances


Dr. Tim WrightDr. Tim Wright received his DDS degree from West Virginia University and completed his Pediatric Dentistry training and Master of Science Degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He currently is the Distinguished Bawden Professor in the Division of Pediatric and Public Health at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and has served as Pediatric Dentistry Department Chair and Department of Endodontics Department Interim Chair. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science and is a Past President of the AADR. He has published over 200 peer reviewed scientific manuscripts, edited two texts and authored 24 text chapters. Dr. Wright has recently been named the Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Dental Association.

Course Logistics

Friday, April 1, 2022

Online Webinar

The Dental Professional

8:00am – 10:00am Pacific Standard time


2 hours


*The University of Washington in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series”

This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.

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The University of Washington 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.

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University.

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The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.