Pediatric Endodontics

Lecture/Hands-On Course


Rebeca Weisleder Urow, DDS, MEd

Date: September 21, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Deadline to Enroll: August 31, 2019
Location: UMKC School of Dentistry
Course Number: 1910
Tuition: $320
Credits: 6.0 ADA-Recognized Hours
Audience: Dentists, Pediatric Dentists, Endodontists

Course Synopsis
Modern technology and the introduction of new material have enhanced chances of success for various treatment modalities in pediatric endodontic therapy. During this course, we will learn how research is changing the future of dentistry and review treatment options available for general practitioners and pediatric dentists. Participants will be able to differentiate between indirect pulp cap, direct pulp capping techniques and pulpotomy in immature young teeth. Regenerative endodontic techniques will be demonstrated and participants will be able to use the techniques in simulating situations during the hands-on portion of the course.

Course Objectives
Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Create treatment plans according to the diagnosis
  • Diagnose pulpal and periapical pathosis in children and adolescents
  • Understand the different techniques available for treating pulpal and periapical disease
  • Understand the challenges of regenerative endodontics
  • Learn when to treat and not to treat certain dental conditions in young patients
  • Manage simple treatments such as direct pulp capping, pulpotomies and some apexification cases

Dr. Rebeca Weisleder Urow is an Associate Professor at the department of Endodontics. She has been at UMKC since 2015. She graduated dental school from the Autonomous National University in Mexico City. After graduation, she did a preceptorship in endodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. When she returned to Mexico City, she worked in private practice and became a professor at the Autonomous National University and the Universidad Tecnológica de México, teaching endodontics to undergraduates and graduate students. She obtained her endodontic certificate from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she also taught at the undergraduate clinic. Obtained her master’s in Education curriculum and instruction from the University of Houston and a fellowship in Medical Education from the University of Texas at Houston. She was the director for pediatric endodontics in the department of pediatric dentistry and endodontics at UTHealth at Houston and past president of the Houston Academy of Endodontists. She has lectured nationally and internationally. Her interests are diagnosis, pediatric endodontics clinical research.

For additional information or to register, call 816-235-2142.