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Registration open for Early Childhood Caries conference

June 18, 2014

By Amy E. Lund

Baltimore—The University of Maryland School of Dentistry is inviting dentists to its Early Childhood Caries conference Oct. 23-24.

With the theme, "Innovations in the Prevention and Treatment of Early Childhood Caries," the conference will convene at the Turf Valley Resort and Convention Center in Ellicott City, Maryland.

Dr. Norman Tinanoff, director of the division of pediatric dentistry at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, will welcome participants to the 11-session meeting, which will be moderated by Dr. Amid Ismail, dean of the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University, Philadelphia.

Presenters will discuss evidence-based reviews that assess the potential of current and emerging approaches regarding early childhood caries prevalence, prevention, treatment and guidelines. Participants will receive 11 hours of continuing education credit.

Conference partners include the DentaQuest Foundation, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and the Health Resources and Services Administration.

Visit for information, conference registration and hotel accommodations.