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CE Showcase: Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in Pediatric Patients


Dr. Juan Yepes, Associate Professor in Pediatric Dentistry at Indiana University, spoke with Dr. Suham Alexander about his upcoming session at the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver in March. 

Dr. Yepes’ presentation will cover the most common radiographic diagnosis in children and adolescents. The first block of the session will review the basic of differential interpretation with practical application. Other topics included in the lecture are radiation safety and the use of cone beam CT in pediatric dentistry. Case-presentation will be the frame that guide the presentation.

Attendees will: 

  • Understand the basic principles of radiographic interpretation.
  • Describe the most common radiographic lesions in children and adolescents.
  • Explore the importance of radiation safety in the context of dentistry in the XXI century.

Dr. Yepes’ session occurs on March 8, 2018 between 8.30 am and 11 am at the VCC West – Room 217/218/219.

Full Interview (9.01″)


Dr. Juan Yepes Bio

Juan F. Yepes DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH is an associate 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. 

Juan F. is board-certified by the American Boards of Pediatric Dentistry, Oral Medicine, and Dental Public Health. He is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Oral Medicine, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, American Association of Public Health Dentistry, Indiana Dental Association, and American Dental Association.  Juan F. is a fellow in dental surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons at Edinburgh.  He is a member of the editorial board of the journals Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Oral Radiology. He has many years of experience in medicine, medically compromised children and dental protocols, diagnosis and radiology in children and shares these experiences in outstanding lectures. 


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