Jul 23, 2014, 5:48 PM
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Mashhad to host pediatric dentistry congress

Tehran, July 23, IRNA -- The 13th International Congress of Iranian Association of Pediatric Dentistry will be held at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, northeastern Iran, from August 6 to 8, 2014.

Participants in the congress will mainly focus on restorative dentistry in primary and permanent teeth, behavioral management in pediatric dentistry, trauma in primary and immature permanent teeth, infection control, pulp therapy in primary and immature permanent teeth, preventive orthodontics, pain control and pharmacologic management of patient behavior and dental materials.

Dr. Hossein Nematollahi, secretary of the congress and an associate professor of the university, said a number of workshops and an exhibition on dental materials and equipment will also be held on the sidelines of the event.

Pediatric dentistry is the branch of dentistry dealing with children from birth through adolescence. Pediatric dentists promote dental health in children and provide guidance to parents.