Combating Biofilm Formation and Dental Disease

Combating Biofilm Formation and Dental Disease

Jul 30, 2021

Virtual


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This team of experts has come together for the first time to share their experiences addressing the biofilm found in many patients.  They will describe the role biofilm plays in periodontal disease, why glass ionomers and glass hybrids play a significant role in the fight against biofilm, and the importance of biofilm management through patient education.

Presented by:

Susan Wingrove, BS, RDH
Wingrove Dynamics

Susan Wingrove BS, RDH is a dynamic innovator, international speaker, writer, researcher, consultant, R & D, instrument designer and RDH Award of Distinction Recipient. Susan’s focus is on biofilm-focused care, long-term prevention of disease of natural teeth and implants. She does medical research on regenerative wound healing and specializes in sorting through the science to develop protocols for healthy teeth, implants, and disease treatment. Published author in Dental Economics, Digital Dentistry & Healthcare Knowledge, RDH Magazine, Scientific Panel for ACP Clinical Practice Guidelines, Compendium, Doctor Clinical Implant Maintenance White Papers, Website ‘Dynamics Concepts’ Blog, and Implant Maintenance Textbook: Peri-Implant Therapy for the Dental Hygienist: First and Second Editions (Wiley). Resides in Missoula MT.

Dr. Joshua Austin
Family & Implant Dentistry

Bio: Josh Austin, DDS is an editorial director and columnist for Dental Economics, focusing on dental products and technology. He also maintains a full-time restorative private practice in San Antonio, TX.

Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz
Salem Dental Arts

Dr. Maragliano-Muniz was a dental hygienist before earning her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and her certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics from UCLA School of Dentistry.  She is a board-certified prosthodontist and the Chief Editor for DentistryIQ.com.  In addition, she is a Chief Development Officer for Cellerant Consulting Group, a faculty member at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and maintains a private practice in Salem, MA. She is an international lecturer and is extensively published.

Moderator: Brian Rosebrook
Dental Economics

What you’ll learn:
  • Learn to described the role biofilm plays in periodontal disease
  • Why glass ionomers and glass hybrids play a role in the fight against biofilm
  • Importance of biofilm management through patient education

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