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Adhesive Dentistry Lecture Series – September 2020

Saul Presner, DMD, FAGD; Alireza Sadr, DDS, PhD; Grant Chyz, DDS; Jin-Ho Phark, DMD, DDS

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This course is offered as a live webinar.


This course is offered in partnership with the International Academy for Adhesive Dentistry and the University of Washington Student Chapter of the Academy of General Dentistry.

Course Description

The University of Washington Department of Restorative Dentistry will hold the second of a series of lectures on Adhesive and Digital Dentistry on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The lecture series is presented by world experts on adhesive dentistry and are presented online as a live webinar.

Course Speakers and Topics

8:00am-8:50am PDT
Dr. Saul Presner DMD FAGD
Private Practice, New York, NY
President-Elect and Past President of Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry

Tooth Preserving Biomimetic Dentistry during the Era of Covid-19

9:00am-9:50am PDT
Dr. Alireza Sadr DDS PhD
Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Dentistry, Seattle, WA
Secretary General of International Academy for Adhesive Dentistry

Current Understanding of Bonding for Direct Restorations

10:00am-10:50am PDT
Dr. Grant Chyz DDS
Private Practice; Seattle, WA
Affiliate Faculty, University of Washington School of Dentistry

Management of Cracked Tooth with Adhesive and Fiber Technology

11:00am-11:50am PDT
Dr. Jin-Ho Phark DMD, DDS
Associate Professor, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Board Member of the International Academy for Adhesive Dentistry

Drilling – No Thanks! Micro-Invasive Caries Management Option


Dr. Saul Presner has been in practice since 1981. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and has a certificate in Family Dentistry from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and is skilled in treating patients who are very anxious or fearful about receiving dental care. He has been lecturing nationally and internationally to both study clubs and dental institutions, as well as training dentists and their staffs in their offices to educate everyone on the virtues of Biomimetic, tooth preserving dentistry. Dr. Presner is President-Elect and Past President of Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry, Secretary and Board Member of American Friends of DVI and board member of the Dean’s Council at Penn Dental Medicine. Dr. Presner is also a member of IAAD.

Dr. Alireza Sadr is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Washington and Adjunct Associate Professor of Cariology and Operative Dentistry at Tokyo Medical and Dental University. He completed his PhD and advanced training in Tokyo Medical and Dental University in 2008 with Prof. Junji Tagami. He has been actively involved in research and development of self-etching adhesives, resin cements, composites and tooth remineralization agents. He is currently focusing on optical coherence tomography (OCT) for dental non-invasive diagnosis and observation. Dr. Sadr has published 200 full length scientific articles, presented research and provided training in advanced operative dentistry across the world. He is currently the Director of Preclinical Operative Dentistry, Co-director of Digital Dentistry and Principal Investigator of the Biomimetics Biomaterials Biophotonics Biomechanics & Technology (B4T) research laboratory in UW. Dr. Sadr is a board member and Secretary General of the IAAD.

Dr. Grant Chyz earned his DDS degree in 1983 from the University of Michigan. He has maintained a private practice in downtown Seattle since 1986. He has been involved in various study clubs over the years and lectures on managing incompletely cracked teeth, as well as direct restorative dentistry with composite resin and laminated fiber reinforcement. He has consulted with 3M on many products, but most notably on the development of Filtek Supreme. He also serves as an unpaid consultant to Ribbond. Finally, Dr. Chyz first laminated Ribbond to internal tooth structure in 1999 – giving him a unique, long-term perspective on the value of fiber lamination to augment direct restorations. He has published his observations in the form of clinical reports, and collaborated in research as an affiliate faculty of the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Washington. Dr. Chyz is a member of IAAD.

Dr. Jin-Ho Phark graduated from the Humboldt University Dental School in Berlin Germany, where he also received his doctorate degree. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry in the Division of Restorative Sciences at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California, where he also serves as the Section Chair in Cariology and Biomaterials and as the Co-director of the Master Program in Biomaterials and Digital Dentistry. He is associate editor of Quintessence of Dental Technology. Dr. Phark has been serving as reviewer for several journals and has lectured and published nationally and internationally. He is author of several journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Phark’s main interest is in the fields of caries management as well as biomaterials, especially on ceramics, composites, and bonding to dental structures. He is the recipient of the IADR Arthur Frechette Award in Prosthodontics. Dr. Phark is a board member and Treasurer of the IAAD.

Course Logistics

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Online, live Webinar

This course is designed for dentists, but team members are welcome to attend.

Course: 8:00am – 12:00pm PDT

$50USD per participant

4 hours


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University of Washington designates this activity for 4 continuing education credits.