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Pulp Therapy and Restorative Materials in Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Lance Kisby (Hands-On)

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


March 26
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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A child walks into a dental practice. The front desk coordinator hands the mom a referral form. Is this the scenario in your practice? Come to this Updates in Pediatric Dentistry lecture with Dr. Kisby and you, too can throw away your referral forms. Learn the newest techniques for Behavior Management, pulp therapy and how to do simple pediatric restorations with the newest materials

Presenter: Lance Kisby DMD, FASDC, FAGD, FAAPD, MAGD
Date: Sunday, March 26, 2023
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sponsored By: GC America​ and Septodont, Garrison
1060 Main Street Suite 201, River Edge, NJ 07661
CE Credits: 6
AGD Code: 430
Subject: Pediatric Dentistry
*Breakfast & Lunch Included


Course Description:

This course will cover the latest pulp therapy techniques in primary teeth and the use of new dental restorative materials in Pediatric Dentistry.  The topic of pulp therapy will include Biodentine pulpotomies, Cvek pulpotomies for dental trauma, indirect pulp caps with GIC, and the Hall Technique.  The restorative component will discuss new composites and their use in the Slot Prep, SDF (Silver Diamine Fluoride), and when to use SDF for SMART (Silver Modified Atraumatic Restorative Technique).


·       List and describe the steps and indications for a Biodentine pulpotomy

·       Know the indications, contraindications, and the steps for an indirect pulp cap

·       Describe the steps for a Slot Prep using GIC and new restorative materials

·       List and describe the steps of the Hall technique

·       Describe the indications and the steps for Silver Diamine Fluoride and when to use the SMART Technique


Learning Goals:

1.     Steps for a Biodentine pulpotomy

2.     Indications and the steps for a GIC indirect pulp cap

3.     Learn how to do a Slot Prep and use new restorative materials

4.     When to use the Hall technique

5.     Advantages of SDF and when to use only SDF and when to incorporate the SMART technique


Topics Covered Include:

·      Pulp Therapy

·      Local Anesthesia

·      Pulpotomies with Biodentine

·      Indirect Pulp Caps

·      Direct Pulp Caps

·      Treatment of Pulp Exposures due to Trauma

·      Slot Prep

·      SDF

·      PRR

·      CAMBRA

·      GIC as a restorative material

·      New matrix systems

·      Use of bulk fill composites

·      Understanding ICDAS caries classification

The Hands-on portion of the program will include:

·       A Biodentine pulpotomy on dentoform teeth

·      Attendees will ‘restore’ a slot prep with new composites using the Garrison Matrix System

About the Speaker


Dr. Lance Kisby

Dr. Kisby is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  After completing his Residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Floating Hospital at New England Medical Center in Boston, MA, Dr. Kisby was Chief of Pediatric Dentistry and Assistant Director of Dentistry at R.I. Hospital in Providence, RI.  He then went on to spend 17 years in private practice in Massachusetts until he accepted the position of Chief of Pediatric Dentistry at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, CT.  He has been Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry since 1983, was a former Contributing editor to the Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, he has multiple publications, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry as well as a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Kisby had created two Pediatric Dental Residencies, one in Danville, PA and the second in Wilmington, DE, where he was Program director of both programs.  Dr. Kisby is a Clinical Instructor in Pediatric Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  He is currently the staff Pediatric Dentist at the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Lac du Flambeau, WI with the IHS.  Dr. Kisby has over 40 years of clinical and teaching experience thus bringing new and exciting techniques and insights to those dentists and staff who treat children.

"Dr. Kisby has a wealth of knowledge, experience and has a great sense of humor. He makes the subject interesting and gives a lot of practical tips which helped practicing Pediatric Dentistry an easier and fulfilling experience. A class not to be missed!"

-Dr. Madhukar Patel, Duarte, CA

"The amount of information he had provided in certain modalities of Pediatric Dentistry was amazing! He really takes his time for those who has fear working on children. My personal experience was enjoyable with knowledge and not boring. I would recommend my friends to take his class as some of the fresh graduates were not sure about some procedures"

-Dr. Nilima Patel, Duarte, CA

  Tuition $675

                                                                   Early Registration Valid Thru 1/31/2023 $475