5 Cariology: Clinical Studies

Wednesday, March 21, 2012: 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
Session Type: Oral Session
1.5 CE hours

Learning Objectives:
Assess affect of different therapies on caries or caries indicators
Assess factors influencing caries incidence in different populations
Assess characteristics of dentists in relation to caries treatments
Ureolytic bacteria in dental plaque and caries progression in children
E. MOROU-BERMUDEZ1, A. ELIAS-BONETA2, R.J. BILLINGS3, R. BURNE4, V. GARCIA RIVAS1, and E. SUAREZ PEREZ5, 1Oral Biology, University of Puerto Rico-MSC, San Juan, PR, 2School of Dental Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, 3Eastman Department of Dentistry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 4College of Dentistry - Oral Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 5University of Puerto Rico-MSC, San Juan, PR
Characteristics of Enamel Lesion Restorations Placed by Dental PBRN Dentists
J.L. FELLOWS1, V.V. GORDAN2, G.H. GILBERT3, D.B. RINDAL4, V. QVIST5, M.S. LITAKER3, P.L. BENJAMIN6, H. FLINK7, A. FALCK8, D. PIHLSTROM9, N. JOHNSON10, and T. DPBRN COLLABORATIVE GROUP11, 1Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR, 2College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Newberry, FL, 3Dept. of General Dental Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 4Research Foundation, HealthPartners, Minneapolis, MN, 5Dept. of Cariology & Endodontics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen N, Denmark, 6Private Practice, Miami, FL, 7Centre for Clinical Research, Uppsala University, Västerås, Sweden, 8Private Practice, Lysekil, Sweden, 9Permanente Dental Associates, Portland, OR, 10University of Minnesota, Robbinsdale, MN, 11University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Deep Caries Treatment in the PEARL Network
M.T. BOTELLO1, D.A. VENA2, D. COLLIE1, J. LOZANO-PINEDA3, V. GARZA BALDERAS3, and F.A. CURRO4, 1PEARL Network, The EMMES Corporation, Rockville, MD, 2The EMMES Corporation, Data Coordinating Center, Executive Management Team, Principal Investigator, Rockville, MD, 3Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, 4Executive Management Team PEARL Network, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, New York Univ, Emerson, NJ
Caries Lesions Progression over 48-months Using ICDAS and Activity Assessment 
A. FERREIRA ZANDONA, Dept. of Preventative & Commun. Dent, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, E. SANTIAGO, University of Puerto Rico, Guaynabo, PR, G. ECKERT, Biostatistics, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, and D. ZERO, Preventive and Community Dentistry, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN
DNA-PCR and CRT Results in Children After Probiotic Use
M. CANNON1, B. WALSH2, A. VORACHEK2, S. KRAMER2, and R. ESTERLY3, 1Suite #308, Grove Medical Center, Long Grove, IL, 2Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 3Childrens Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
The Chairside Delivery of Focused Microwave Energy for Caries Therapy
G.D. ARNDT1, D. BYERLY1, M. SOGNIER2, and I. STANGEL3, 1NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, 2Universities Space Research Association, Houston, TX, 3BioMat Sciences, Bethesda, MD