In this episode, Dr. Najia Usman, as she shares her insights and experiences in treating children’s endodontic issues. Episode 254 is available for download now on all of the top podcast platforms or listen now by clicking the player above!
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-Learn what a practitioner is looking for when evaluating pupal involvement in a patient with gross caries
-Discussion about criteria for referral of a young endodontic patient to an endodontic specialist
-Discover the basic protocol any dental practitioner should follow in regards to treating a pediatric trauma patient
-Learn how treatment differs between primary and permanent dentition
-Discussion about behavior management techniques used when treating pediatric patients endodontically
Meet this week’s guest:
Dr. Najia Usman graduated from SUNY Buffalo in 1995 with her DDS. After completing a one-year general practice residency at the Cleveland Clinic she furthered her interest in endodontics by completing a two-year endodontic residency at Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon in 2002. She was awarded her Diplomate Status by the American Board of Endodontics in 2009.
Dr. Usman has been in private practice since 2002. Though she practices full-scope endodontics, she has cultivated an interest in the endodontic management in trauma, pediatrics and resorptive lesions. She has organized and lectured in dental trauma symposiums. She has lectured and clinically taught dental students, endodontic and pediatric residents. She has lectured nationally and locally to study clubs on topics such as Endo-Perio, Atypical Facial Pain, Regenerative Endodontics and Pulpal injuries after Oro-Facial Trauma. Her study The Influence of Instrument Size on Debridement was published in the Journal of Endodontics (Feb 2004, vol 30, 110-112) has been cited over 260 times. She is the proud mother of 4 children ages 18 to 28 and has been married to and shares a private multi specialty practice with Dr. Faisal Quereshy OMFS for 29 years. They reside in Cleveland, Ohio.
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254: Interview with Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, Dr. Najia Usman
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