acquire the knowledge of – 1.1.1 Physical growth and sequence of development for normal behaviour of children. 1.1.2 common childhood disease and their relation to oral diseases. 1.1.3 general dentistry with special interest, in the management of the normal child patients and handicapped children. 1.1.4 the possible preventive measures necessary to reduce oral diseases in children. 1.2 acquire skill in – 1.2.1 delivering an effective oral health educative programme to children and parents. 1.2.2 demonstrating the possible preventive procedures. 1.2.3 diagnosing oral diseases in children and planning and giving appropriate treatment.