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Continuing Dental Education

Caries Management in Practice – a live webinar

John D. B. Featherstone, MSc, PhD

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This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series.


This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series*

Course Description

The course will provide the latest evidence-based information on caries risk assessment and caries management that will aid the practitioner and his/her team in delivering optimal care for all patients in clinical practice. The course will describe the tools to implement “caries management by risk assessment” in the dental office or in an academic environment. Implementation in dental practice provides patients with genuine hope and success in the management of their oral health. It is a practice builder.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand and know the pathological and protective factors related to caries initiation, progression and prevention clinically
  • Know the type and availability of fluoride products and delivery systems, antibacterial therapy, dietary modification, silver diamine fluoride and minimally invasive restorative methods for caries control.
  • Learn how to effectively assess the caries risk of patients.
  • Learn the knowledge and skills necessary to manage dental caries, especially in high-risk individuals who keep returning for further restorative work.


Dr. John FeatherstoneDr. John Featherstone is Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of the School of Dentistry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His research over the past 47 years has covered several aspects of cariology leading to practical management of dental caries. He spearheaded the development of CAMBRA® (caries management by risk assessment) at UCSF and is currently helping implement caries management by risk assessment in several venues across the world. He has published over 300 papers and book chapters and has won numerous awards.

Course Logistics

Monday, November 7, 2022

Online Webinar

This course is appropriate for pediatric dentists, general dentists, prosthodontists, endodontists, orthodontists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and front desk personnel. It is especially beneficial when all members of the dental office take the course together. It is especially valuable for academic faculty in academic institutions.

5:00pm – 7:00pm Pacific Standard time


2 hours


*The University of Washington in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series”

This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.

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The University of Washington is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University.

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The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.