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Howard County Dental Association is pleased to offer the following continuing education course:  

Merriweather Lakehouse
10209 Wincopin Circle | Columbia
6:00 p.m.   Happy Hour & Networking
7:00 p.m.   Dinner & Seminar

Clinical Practice Guideline on the Restorative Management of Caries Lesions

featuring Vineet Dhar, BDS, MDS, PhD

2 CE  Credits - AGD 730 Oral Medicine


Thursday, June 6th

Course Description:

Which approaches are best for removing carious tissue? And which materials are best at restoring cavitated caries lesions? This review of the ADA’s 2023 clinical practice guideline on the restorative treatment of caries lesions will provide a comprehensive review of all available strategies and the necessary elements to consider for clinical decision-making.

Course Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Understand the need and application of evidence-based dentistry in the management of dental caries.

  • Identify the most appropriate carious tissue removal approaches and direct restorative materials for treating cavitated caries lesions based on current evidence.

  • Incorporate into practice the latest ADA recommendations on carious tissue removal approaches and direct restorative materials for treating cavitated caries lesions.

About our speaker:

Vineet Dhar, BDS, MDS, PhD

Dr. Dhar is a clinical professor and chair of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry and assistant dean of postgraduate and professional studies at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He currently serves the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) as a Member of the Editorial Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Consultant of the Council on Scientific Affairs, and as the Chair of the Council on Post-doctoral Education. Dr. Dhar also serves the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry (IAPD) as the Chair of the Science Committee, and the American Dental Association (ADA) on its Council on Scientific Affairs as the chair of the Clinical Excellence Subcommittee. In addition, he serves the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) as an examiner/part-leader on the Oral Clinical Exam and Qualifying Exam subcommittees respectively. He works on incorporating evidence-based dentistry education and patient care and serves on AAPD, IAPD, and ADA expert panels to create evidence-based clinical recommendations.

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