New Advances in Caries Management: Risk Assessment, Silver Diamine Fluoride, and Glass Ionomer Cement
Boston, MA • June 14, 2019 • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Clinical practice today uses scientifically sound, evidence-based approaches. In recent years, there has been a noticeable shift to the caries treatment paradigm, focused on better preventing and managing caries as a disease.

In this lecture, Dr. Young will present a scientific overview of caries management by risk assessment utilizing new tools such as the ADA Caries Classification System, silver diamine fluoride (SDF), partial caries removal, and glass ionomer cement (GIC) to managing caries. Actual clinical cases will be used to illustrate these concepts.

Location/Venue
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
One Kneeland Street
Boston, MA 02111
Ticket Packages
Click below to register online or call 267-291-1150 to register over the telephone.
Package Cost Register
Admission
$295.00
Course Information

Clinical practice today uses scientifically sound, evidence-based approaches. In recent years, there has been a noticeable shift to the caries treatment paradigm, focused on better preventing and managing caries as a disease.

In this lecture, Dr. Young will present a scientific overview of caries management by risk assessment utilizing new tools such as the ADA Caries Classification System, silver diamine fluoride (SDF), partial caries removal, and glass ionomer cement (GIC) to managing caries. Actual clinical cases will be used to illustrate these concepts.

An excellent update on caries management and prevention, this course is relevant to all the members of the dental care team.

Lodging Information
The hotels listed below are within walking distance of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and offer a Tufts rate to program participants. Because rates vary depending on availability, please book your room early.

Courtyard by Marriott
Boston Tremont
275 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116
Reservations: 800.321.2211
Phone: 617.426.1400
Fax: 617.482.6730
www.CourtyardBostonTremont.com

The DoubleTree Hotel
821 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617.956.7900
Fax: 617.956.7901
www.hiltonfamilyboston.com/downtown

The W Hotel Boston
100 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617.261.8700
Fax: 617.310.6730
www.WHotels.com/boston
Speaker Information
DOUGLAS A. YOUNG D.D.S., Ed.D., M.S., M.B.A.,  Dr. Young is a Professor at the University of the Pacific where he is an active and ardent educator in the field of minimally invasive dentistry and cariology. He was one of the founders of the CAMBRA (caries management by risk assessment) Coalition, American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Cariology Section, and the American Academy of Cariology (AAC). Dr. Young served on the ADA Council of Scientific Affairs (2012-2016) and is currently a member of the ADA Evidence-based Dentistry (EBD) Leaders network and a cariology consultant for the ADA.

Dr. Young has presented at congresses and universities around the world. Dr. Young has been published in numerous peer-review dental journals and textbooks focusing on minimal invasive dentistry, silver fluoride, glass ionomer, and CAMBRA


Credit Information
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 6.0 continuing education credits.

 
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Approval Date12/15-11/19. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit house by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at ADA.org/goto/cerp. 
Cancellation Policy
The Division of Continuing Education reserves the right to end registration when enrollment limit is reached and to cancel, modify, or alter content or faculty for any course if circumstances indicate the need for such a change. If the school finds it necessary to cancel a course, a full refund will be granted. All attempts to contact registrants will be made as soon as possible in the event of a course cancellation. The school will not be held responsible for any losses due to travel arrangements made by the registrant.

In the event of inclement weather (such as a snow emergency) or other extenuating circumstances, the Division of Continuing Education may be forced to cancel a course. If a course has been cancelled, we will contact participants by the phone number and/or email address provided. You may call or email our office on the day of the course if you are uncertain of a course’s status.

Refunds

Full tuition refund or credit will be given for cancellations received at least two weeks prior to course date. Refunds or tuition credit will not be issued for participant no-shows.
6.0 CEU's for $295
Registration Information
Surgical experience is not required to attend this course.
Learning Objectives
  • Develop evidence-based treatment options to manage caries based on individual patient risk factors
  • Use the ADA Caries Classification System to determine when nonsurgical and surgical are appropriate
  • Use clinical cases to demonstrate how to use SDF, partial caries removal, and GIC to treat caries chemically
Target Audiences
GPs, Specialists