CONTINUING DENTAL EDUCATION

August 10, 2018

Lecture Course
Advances in Dental Bonding!
What's New in Resin Cements, Glass Ionomer and
Resin-Modified Ionomers

Sharukh S. Khajotia, B.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

OVERVIEW
Dental bonding agents and resin luting cements are constantly evolving areas of restorative dentistry. In
addition, new products have been introduced in the glass ionomers category. In this presentation, Dr. Khajotia will differentiate among the various categories of bonding agents and resin luting cements from the perspective of critical Materials Science considerations and clinical use, without personal bias or commercial interests.

During this presentation, Dr. Khajotia will also provide an overview of current research in his laboratory on the development of an antibacterial bonding system, and on interactions between oral biofilms and dental materials. Overall, this presentation will provide participants with the tools needed to select suitable bonding agents, glass ionomers and resin luting cements with confidence.

OBJECTIVES
• Composition, manipulation and properties of bonding agents
• Developing an antibacterial bonding system
• Composition, manipulation and properties of resin luting cements
• Composition, manipulation and properties of glass ionomers and resin-modified glass ionomers
• Benefits and limitations of glass ionomers, resin-modified glass ionomers, bonding agents and resin luting cements
• Interactions between dental materials and oral biofilms
• Concepts that dentists need to know about dental materials

PRESENTER
SHARUKH S. KHAJOTIA, B.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., attained a dental degree from Nair Hospital Dental College, University of Bombay, India in 1988, a Master of Science degree in Dental Biomaterials from Marquette University in 1992, and a Ph.D. in Oral Biology from the Medical College of Georgia in 1997. Currently he is the Assistant Dean for Research as well as Professor and Chair of the Department of Dental Materials in the College of Dentistry at the University of Oklahoma. He also holds appointments in the OU Health Sciences Center Graduate College and the OU School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering.

TIME
Check-in: TBD, 8:00 AM
Program: Friday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

LOCATION
UT Health San Antonio, School of Dentistry

TWO STEP SAVINGS

TUITION
Dentist: $220.00
Dentist: $220.00-15%=$187.oo
Dentist: $220.00-12%=$194.oo
Allied Dental Personnel: $180.00-15%=$153.oo
Allied Dental Personnel: $180.00-15%=$158.oo

CREDIT (Course Code: 162032A)
AGD Code: 780 Hours: 7

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