How to prepare for Pedodontics Practical exams
Pedo is all about getting all comfy with the little kid and writing down his story!
♦ Please ensure that the accompanying person is either of the parents. And not a relative or sibling. It becomes difficult to justify on how you recorded the Pre-natal and post-natal history.
♦ The diagnosis and treatment plan is very important, as it is highly variable in pediatric patients.
♦ Take a complete history of pain, and always look for habits.
♦ We tend to make mistakes in tooth numbering, use the standard numbering system only, identify it correctly, according to the age of the patient, to avoid any confusion.
♦ Draw diagrams for space maintainers in treatment plan if indicated. It makes your case history presentable.
Intern, YMT Dental College, Navi Mumbai
Noora Pathan has been the final year topper and consistent MUHS rank holder. Besides dentistry, she likes to snuggle in with her novels or devour falafels with hummus.