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Pediatric Dentistry Residency Training Program

Pediatric Dentistry Center Philippines
Pediatric Dentistry Center Philippines

Pediatric Dentistry Center Philippines is now accepting applicants for the March Batch of the Residency Training Program in Pediatric Dentistry.

The PDCP Residency Training Program is a one year clinic-based post-graduate program in Pediatric Dentistry. It is affiliated with the Dr. Fe del Mundo Medical Center Foundation of the Philippines (formerly Children’s Medical Center of the Philippines).

MAR 7, 2013 – Deadline for filing of applications and submission of requirements
MAR 11, 2013 – Written entrance exam
MAR 15, 2013 – Interview MAR 18, 2013 – Classes start

The residency program is designed to provide general practitioners with knowledge and skills in managing normal and medically compromised pediatric patients from infancy to adolescence, and special patients who are physically and medically challenged.

The one-year post-graduate course includes:

• Lectures on clinic-oriented basic dental sciences
• Supervision in advanced clinical procedures
• Familiarization with hospital dentistry
• Instruction and guidance in providing comprehensive dental treatment for compromised patients
• Appreciation of research studies and methodologies

The Residency Training Program requires a four-times-a-week attendance: Mondays-Wednesdays-Fridays and Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm. The first three months comprise of lecture series; the remaining nine months of clinical practice.

Each resident must obtain satisfactory grades for the theoretical and practical phase of the course. A research study must be presented by the resident at the end of the course.

Applications are accepted March and September of every year.


At the end of the Residency Training Program, graduate should be able to:

• Perform quality dental procedures in pediatric dentistry
• Manage children with behavior problems
• Manage medically compromised pediatric and adolescent patients and those with special developmental conditions
• Co-manage confined patients with other medical personnel and follow hospital protocol
• Perform comprehensive oral rehabilitation treatment and minor surgery in an OR setting
• Diagnose orthodontic problems and perform minor tooth movement as part of preventive orthodontics.
• Develop appreciation and analytical thinking of published scientific articles
• Conduct research studies
• Prepare and present clinical studies to colleagues in the profession
• Conduct oral health programs and mothers’ class


The curriculum of the PDCP post-graduate program comprises of the following:

1. Basic and Advanced Dental Sciences
Includes lectures that will prepare the residents to treat the dental problems and manage the behavior of children through non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic (oral, IM/IV sedation and GA) means, and thus render quality treatment .

2. Basic and Advanced Medical Sciences
Includes lectures that will enable the residents to deal with the dental problems of the patients while taking into consideration the medical condition. Necessary pre- and post-operative treatment modifications can be constituted.

Methods of Instructions are as follows:

• Lectures and Discussion
• Technique Laboratory Course
• Clinical Application
• Clinical Conference
• Journal Club
• Case Presentations
• Orthodontic Reports
• Examination and Quizzes
• Oral Health Education School Program
• Mothers’ Class
• Site Visits
• Research
• Workshops

All graduates are eligible to be a member of the Philippine Pediatric Dental Society, Inc.

As of December 2010, the PDCP Residency Training Program has produce 80 dentists proficient in dental management of children, with most of them having successful pediatric dental practices throughout the country.

For more info visit Pediatric Dentistry Center Philippines Website:

PPDSI’s 20th Annual Convention

The Philippine Pediatric Dental Society, Inc.
20th Annual Convention & Induction Ceremonies

“Global Collaboration Towards Preventive Dental Care”
February 26, 2013 (Tuesday) 8:00am-5:00pm
at M.K. Tan Hall, Bayanihan Center, UNILAB, Mandaluyong City

Scientific Seminar Lectures:

1. Pain Management in Children
2. Serial Extraction and Guided Eruption
3. Non Pharmacologic, Behavioral Fear and Anxiety Management in Children
4. Caries Prevention: Newest Science

What is the safest yet best medication to relive oral pain in children?

Learn how to properly dose medications, their safety and efficacy in children as Dr. Dexter Aison,Fellow, PPS, DIplomate, Phil. Board of Pediatric surgery and Phil. Board of Surgery talks about Pain and its Pharmacological Management during PPDSI’s 20th Annual Convention on February 26, 2013. Tuesday, 8 am to 4 pm at UNILAB Bayanihan Hall.
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PPDSI Mindanao Area Convention

PPDSI Mindanao Area Convention
PPDSI Mindanao Area Convention
Philippine Pediatric Dental Society Mindanao Area Convention
D’Leonor Hotel
8000 Davao City
Monday, 21 January 2013
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
A whole day of video-packed pediatric dental seminar on practical problem solving for your child patients

EARLY BIRD – P1200 UNTIL NOV. 30, 2012

PRE-REG – P1600 UNTIL JAN. 14, 2013

ON-SITE – P1800


BPI. C/A PPDSI # 0211038047
Email PHOTO OF deposit slip to

9-930 Preventive Dentistry 1st Dental Visit
930-10 BMT How to keep them still
10-1030 Restorative Dentistry Crowns
1030-11 PULP Therapy Primary teeth
11-1130 PULP Therapy Young Permanent Teeth
1130-12 OPEN FORUM
130-2 Odocntogenic Infection Local Anesthesia Technique
2-230 Space Management Impression Taking in Children
230-3 Eruption Patterns Appliance Therapy
330-4 Special Needs Dentistry Dental Visit
4-430 Treatment Planning Quadrant Dentistry

Philippine Pediatric Dental Society 20th Annual Convention

The Philippine Pediatric Dental Society, Inc. cordially invites you to its 20th Annual Convention & Induction Ceremonies “Global Collaboration Towards Preventive Dental Care” on February 26, 2013.

For more details and information on registration, please contact:
Dr. Cherry Pinaroc (Registration Committee Chairman) – 09173619984
Dr. Baifatima Gania (Membership Committee Chairman) – 09155198357

Philippine Pediatric Dental Society Regional Conference

Philippine Pediatric Dental Society Regional Conference
July 23 2012
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Acacia Hotel Alabang
In cooperation with Cavite Dental Chapter, Batangas City Dental Chapter, Batangas Province Dental Chapter and Lipa Dental Chapter presents
Practical Problem Solving for your Dental Child Patients

Pre-registration until June 30 Php 950
On site registration Php 1200

Behavior Management Techniques
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Trauma in Children and Management of Dental Emergencies
Preventive Dentistry
Tooth-colored and Silver Crowns
Cellulitis Management

Please await for further detailed announcements.

October Festival in Dentistry

All dentists are invited to attend the 3m ESPE and Beavans Dental on the event entitled October Festival in Dentistry on October 27 Thursday 1-5 pm at Club Filipino,Greenhills Sanjuan TOPICS are:” Easy and Predictable Esthetics Solution by Dr Delfin Abadco and “The F -word” by Dr Noel Valesteros. Registration fee 350 onsite 500 limited slots only!
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Philippine Board of Pediatric Dentistry Announcement

The Philippine Board of Pediatric Dentistry announces the following:

10/1/11 – Submission of the Eligibility Application for PBPD Diplomate Board Exam (submit application form, completed casebook & P4000 processing fee
11/15/11-Deadline for Qualifying Written Exam Application
2/6/12 – Qualifying Written exam at Manila Polo Club
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Cavite Dental Chapter 4th Scientific Seminar 2011

The Philippine Dental Association Cavite Chapter in cooperation with Philippine Pediatric Dental Society Inc invites all dentists to:

Face your Fears
Who’s more afraid? The child or the dentist?

4th Scientific Seminar
Symposium on Pediatric Dentistry

August 31 2011
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Lamoiyan Auditorium Km 15 West
Service Road
Paranaque City

Rated R: Risk Assessment Tool for Caries in Pediatric Dentistry – Dr. Noel Vallesteros
Prevention First: Prevention Strategies for Kids – Dr. Bai Fatima Mahareysha Gania
Behavior Guidance Techniques – Dr. Ermina Bautista
Magbubunot na lang ba tayo: Silver Diamine Fluoride An Alternative Treatment for Community Dentistry

Registration Fee
Pre reg P400
On site P500
Motiff Purple

For more info contact
Dr. Rolan 0917.752.7235
Cavite Dental chapter Secretariat 0922.878.1706
Dr. Ellen CS Lee 0922.856.7010

Symposium on Pediatric Dentistry