Star of the North Meeting

Star of the North: April 27-29, 2023

Saint Paul RiverCentre

2023 Sessions

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on the buttons below for more detailed information about our speakers and sessions. You may also view our Schedule At A Glance for a more general overview.

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New Frontiers in Dental Materials to Use in the Pediatric Patient

April 29, 2022
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Juan Yepes, D.D.S., MD, MPH, MS, DrPH

This seminar will provide the attendee with the most up-to-date information regarding the fascinating field of restorative dentistry in children. The seminar will use case-presentation as the learning and discussion format and will cover the entire spectrum of restorative dentistry in pediatric dentistry with special emphasis in new materials available for the dentist.

Learning Objectives:
1) Understand the indications and criteria for the use of dental materials in the pediatric patient.
2) Learn the most updated information about silver diamine fluoride.
3) Discuss the SMIRT technique.
4) Discuss the use of MTA and Biodentine.

Course Number: F2227

Recommended for

  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Juan Yepes, D.D.S., MD, MPH, MS, DrPH

Dr. Yepes is a Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Indiana University School of Dentistry. He is a dentist and a physician from Javeriana University at Bogota, Columbia who moved to the USA in 1999. He is also a Clinical Professor at the University of Buffalo.


Fundamental CE Credits 2.5
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Early Bird Fee $35.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $35.00
Dentist Regular Fee $45.00
Staff Regular Fee $45.00