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Council courses cover science of dentistry at ADA FDI 2019

July 23, 2019

By Mary Beth Versaci

San Francisco — Courses sponsored by the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs will showcase a range of clinically relevant topics at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress this September in San Francisco.

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"The Council on Scientific Affairs is pleased to provide a series of seminars that provide a broad perspective of dentistry," said Dr. Angelo Mariotti, council chair. "From classification systems to drug resistance to restorative procedures, these evidence-based seminars will provide updates on important issues in dentistry."

The 10 continuing education courses will take place at various times Sept. 5-8 at the Moscone Center.

Courses include:

  • Managing and Preventing Dental Erosion in Children and Adults (5505).
  • How Effective is Your Dental Instrument Cleaning Process? (5506).
  • How to Be a Top Gun in Dentistry: A Few Good Tips to Make You a Better Dentist (5152).
  • Zirconia Properties and Other Factors Affecting Performance (5507).
  • Implement the Appropriate Analgesic Regimen for Acute Pain (6503).
  • Combating Antibiotic Resistance Starts in Your Dental Chair (6505).
  • Presurgical Dental Preparations for the Medically Compromised Patient (7504).
  • Use of Nonrestorative Treatments for Caries Management (7508).
  • Exploring Key Changes in the Proposed New Classification System for Periodontal Disease (8503).
  • ADA Clinical Practice Guidelines on Caries Management (8504).

To learn more or register for the courses, go to For details about ADA FDI 2019, visit