Dr. Juan Yepes

Topic: Radiology / Pediatric Surgery

Juan F. Yepes DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH is a professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Indiana University School of Dentistry and an attending at Riley Children Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Juan F. is a dentist (DDS) and a physician (MD) from Javeriana University at Bogotá, Colombia. In 1999, Juan F. moved to the USA and attended the University of Iowa and the University of Pennsylvania where he completed a fellowship and residency in Radiology and Oral Medicine respectively in 2002 and 2004. In 2006, Juan F. completed a Master in Public Health (MPH), and in 2011 a Doctoral Degree in Public Health (DrPH) both with emphasis in Epidemiology at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health. In 2008, Juan F. completed a residency program in Dental Public Health at University of Texas, Baylor College of Dentistry. Finally, Juan F. completed a residency program and a master in pediatric dentistry at the University of Kentucky in 2012.


Outline

This seminar will provide to the attendee the most common radiographic lesions that are presented in infants, children and adolescents. The seminar will use case-presentation as the learning and discussion format and will cover the entire spectrum of oral radiology in pediatric dentistry. Topics such as radiation safety, digital radiology, CBCT in pediatric dentistry, radiographic interpretation and common radiographic lesions in children will be covered in this Seminar.

Objectives

After attending this seminar, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of “building” a differential interpretation in radiology

  • Learn the most common radiographic lesions in infants, children and adolescents.

  • Learn the indications of CBCT within the frame of practicing pediatric dentistry

  • Understand the importance of radiation safety in the practice of dentistry with children and adolescents