The 22nd Annual Dr. Arthur E. Iwersen Pediatric Symposium
Oral Diagnosis in Babies, Children and Adolescents Continued

Thursday, April 21

2 - 5 PM

3 CDE Credits – DDS, DH, DA

About the Course

This course will give the attendee the most common radiographic and soft tissue lesions that present 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 and oral pathology 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 lecture.

This session will enable participants to:
• Understand the importance of “building” a differential interpretation in radiology
• Learn the most common radiographic lesions in infants, children and adolescents
• Learn the most common oral 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


Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH, FDS RCDS(Ed)

Dr. Juan F. Yepes is a professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Indiana University School of Dentistry and an attending at the Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, Indiana. Yepes is also a clinical professor at the University at Buffalo and a dentist and physician from Javeriana University at Bogotá, Colombia. In 1999, Yepes moved to the United States 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, he completed a Master’s in Public Health and in 2011 a Doctoral Degree in Public Health, both with emphasis in epidemiology at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health.

In 2008, Yepes completed a residency program in Dental Public Health at the University of Texas, Baylor College of Dentistry. He completed a residency program and a master’s in pediatric dentistry at the University of Kentucky in 2012. Yepes 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, Indiana Dental Association and American Dental Association. Yepes is a fellow in dental surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons at Edinburgh. He is a member of the editorial board of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Oral Radiology.

He has many years of experience in medicine, with medically compromised children and dental protocols, diagnosis and radiology in children and shares these experiences in outstanding lectures.

Conflict of Interest: None Reported

Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH, FDS RCDS(Ed)