Recorded On: 09/07/2018
Earn 18 CE Credits-
Taught by expert clinicians, The Comprehensive Review provides attendees with an extensive overview of the latest in evidenced-based pediatric dentistry. This course focuses on the cutting edge of clinical science topics and the application of state-of-the-art therapies into your daily practice. This course covers topics including: growth and development orthodontics, caries assessment and prevention, behavior guidance, oral pathology, care for patients with special health needs, oral-facial trauma, pulp therapy and the latest in pediatric restorative dentistry and materials. The topics are covered using an evidence-based approach with interesting case presentations and open question/discussion forums to wrap up topical areas.
**Recorded live in 2018
Course Chair & Speaker
Amr M. Moursi, D.D.S., Ph.D. is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the New York University College of Dentistry and Attending Dentist on the medical staff at NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital in New York. Dr. Moursi received a D.D.S. degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He then completed a pediatric dentistry residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. He received a Ph.D. in Craniofacial Biology from the University of California at San Francisco. He is a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. For the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Dr. Moursi currently serves as a Fellow of the Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Dentistry for Children, and as a National Spokesperson. He also served as the Liaison to the American Academy of Pediatrics and on the AAPD Board of Trustees. In other service, Dr. Moursi is as an Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and a former member of the Examination Committee of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He has also served as a Consultant, and Pediatric Dentistry Review Committee member, for the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Dr. Moursi's research focuses on craniofacial disorders and early childhood oral health. He is the author or co-author of over 100 published articles, book chapters and abstracts. He is also Editor of the textbook "Clinical Cases in Pediatric Dentistry" (Wiley-Blackwell). In addition, he is a host of the Dental Health Show on SiriusXM satellite radio. Dr. Moursi has led teams providing pediatric dental training, education and care to underserved areas around the world. He also maintains a private practice in New York City.
Dr. Christina R. Carter is a graduate of Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania. She earned her dental degree at UMDNJ-NJDS, now Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. She earned her Certificate in both Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry. She completed a fellowship in Cleft, Craniofacial and Surgical Orthodontics at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery- New York University Langone Medical Center. She earned her Certificate as a Holistic Health Coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Carter is in private practice in Morristown, New Jersey and in Staten Island, New York. She has been named multiple times as a “Top Doctor” by New Jersey Magazine and “Favorite Kid’s Doc” by New Jersey Family Magazine. She has served on the AAO Council of Orthodontic Health Care and multiple AAO committees. She is a Past-President on the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists (NESO) and served as their Delegate Chair to the House of Delegates. She often appears on Sirius Radio “Doctor Radio” and has been published in Scholastic & Kiwi Magazines. In addition, she has appeared on Inside Edition, WPIX News and Today.com. She frequently lectures nationally and internationally on both pediatric dentistry, orthodontics and treating patients with special needs. She volunteers with her Certified Therapy Dog, Callie, through Creature Comfort Pet Therapy in New Jersey.
Catherine Flaitz, D.D.S., M.S., is professor of oral and maxillofacial pathology, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine and adjunct professor of pediatric dentistry, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Columbus, OH. She maintains an active intramural practice treating children and adults with a wide range of oral health problems and medical conditions. Dr. Flaitz earned her dental degree from Creighton University School of Dentistry and received specialty certification in pediatric dentistry and oral and maxillofacial pathology from The University of Iowa College of Dentistry. She is board certified in oral and maxillofacial pathology and a life fellow in American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). Within the AAPD, she was appointed to the Board of Trustees, Academic at Large and a past member of the Council of Clinical Affairs. She is a former pediatric dentistry commissioner for the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Dr. Flaitz is section editor for the Journal of the American Dental Association and Pediatric Dentistry, and serves on the editorial boards of American Journal of Dentistry, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Journal of Dentistry for Children. In addition, she is a director, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.
Dr. Flaitz is the recipient of numerous teaching, journalism, and research awards. Her most recent awards were the University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award and the recipient of the honorific title, Distinguished Teaching Professor of The University of Texas System. She was awarded the President’s Service Recognition Award for Commitment to Dental Education, Texas Dental Association, and President’s Service Recognition Award from the American Academy of Oral Medicine. Her research focuses on diagnosis and novel management of oral diseases in children. Dr. Flaitz has published more than 300 journal articles, 32 book chapters and 2 color atlases on oral diseases.
J. Timothy Wright
Tim Wright received his DDS degree from West Virginia University and completed his specialty training in pediatric dentistry and Master of Science Degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He currently is the Distinguished Bawden Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and has served as Pediatric Dentistry Department Chair.
He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science. He has published over 200 peer reviewed scientific manuscripts, edited two texts and authored 24 text chapters. Dr. Wright has served as the Chair of the Council for Scientific Affairs for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. He continues to serve on the AAPD Council for Scientific Affairs and is the current Chair of the AAPD - Evidence Based Dentistry Committee. He is currently President of the American Association for Dental Research.
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