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Keynote Addresses

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Symposia

Satellite Symposia

 

Keynote Addresses

Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research
Richard Watt (University College London, England, UK)
Social Relationships and Oral Health Inequalities 
Saturday, March 14, 8 a.m.

Marilia Buzalaf (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)
New Insights into Fluoride Metabolism
Friday, March 13, 2015, 10:45 a.m.

Cariology
Walter L. Siqueira (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
Salivary Proteomics for Diagnostic and Therapeutic in Cariology
Wednesday, March 11, 1:30 p.m.

Craniofacial Biology
Jim Hanken (Museum of Comparative Zoology, Professor of Biology, Harvard University, Massachusetts., USA)
Thursday, March 12, 10:45 a.m.

Dental Materials
Lorenzo Breschi (University of Trieste, Italy)
Role of Endogenous Enzymes in Dentin Bonding
Thursday, March 12, 10:45 a.m.

Jukka Pekka Matinlinna (University of Hong Kong)
Bonding Resins and Porcelain to Zirconia – Where are We Now?
Saturday, March 14, 8 a.m.

Hockin (Huakun) Xu (University of Maryland, USA)
Antibacterial and Remineralizing Composites and Bonding Agents: Cytotoxicity and Biocompatibility in an Animal Model
Thursday, March 12, 10:45 a.m.

Nicoleta Ilie (Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Germany)
Parameters of Influence on the Polymerization Process in Diverse Resin-based Restoratives and their Effects on Material Properties
Thursday, March 12, 8 a.m.

Will Palin (University of Birmingham, England, UK)
The Dark Side of Light Curing: Implications for Modern Resin Composite Technology
Saturday, March 14, 10:45 a.m.

Susanne Scherrer (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Key Role of Fractography in Failure Analysis of Brittle Dental Restorations
Saturday, March 14, 8 a.m.

Rade Paravina (University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, USA)
Color Difference Thresholds for Dentistry
Thursday, March 12, 8 a.m.

Diagnostic Sciences
Tazuko K. Goto (University of Hong Kong)
Ultrasonography for Oral and Maxillofacial Region
Friday, March 13, 8 a.m.

Geriatric Oral Research
Murray Thomson (University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand)
Insights from 25 Years of Epidemiological Research into the oral Health of Older People
Friday, March 13, 10:45 a.m.

Implantology
Takahiro Ogawa (University of California at Los Angeles, USA)
Does Implant Surface Matter? What about Abutment and Ti Mesh Surfaces? Imagine they are all Connected in Principle
Thursday, March 12, 8 a.m.

Stefan Renvert (Kristianstad University, Sweden)
Treatment of Peri-Implantitis and Evidence Based Approach
Thursday, March 12, 10:45 a.m.

Rolf Ewers (Medical University of Vienna, Austria) 
Bone Grafting Methods and Materials and their Alternatives
Friday, March 13, 2015

Mineralized Tissue
Lynda Bonewald (University of Missouri, Kansas City USA)
Osteocytes in Bone are Essential for Health and Well-being
Thursday, March 12, 8 a.m.

Network for Practice-Based Research
Marie-Charlotte Huysmans (Radboud University, Netherlands)
Secondary Caries: Does it Really Exist?
Saturday, March 13, 10:45 a.m.

Neuroscience
Peter Svensson (Aarhus University, Denmark)
Seven Things about Orofacial Pain – A Selective Overview
Wednesday, March 11, 1:30 p.m.

Periodontal Research - Pathogenesis
Dana Graves (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)
Osteoblasts Play Central Role in Pathogenesis of Periodontal Bone Loss
Friday, March 13, 8 a.m.

Prosthodontics
Angus Walls (Edinburgh Dental Institute, UK)
Oral Health and Function: What Can We Achieve?
Friday, March 13, 10:45 a.m.

Stephen Rosenstiel (Ohio State University, Columbus, USA)
The Current State of Prosthodontic Manuscript Submission: A Report by the Editor of the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Friday, March 13, 8 a.m.

Pulp Biology and Regeneration Research
Kenneth Hargreaves (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, United States)
Defining the Parameters of Regenerative Endodontic Research
Saturday, March 14, 10:45 a.m.

Salivary Research
Ibtisam Al-Hashimi (Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas, USA)
Salivary Gland Dysfunction and Sjögren’s Syndrome
Saturday, March 14, 8 a.m.

 

Symposia

Wednesday, March 11, 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Challenges in Measuring Biofilm-Material Interactions
Sponsored by: Dental Materials, Microbiology/Immunology and American Dental Association Standards Committee for Dental Products
Organizer(s):  Nancy Lin (National Institute of Standards and Technology, Maryland, USA) and Gary Schumacher (ADA Foundation, Maryland, USA)

Oral Mucosa: Gatekeeper or Housekeeper
Sponsored by: Oral Medicine & Pathology and Microbiology/Immunology
Organizer: Lesley Ann Bergmeier (Queen Mary, University of London, England, UK)

Glass Ceiling or Sticky Floor? Barriers for Women in Academia
Sponsored by: Women in Science Network
Organizer: Effie Ioannidou (University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA)

Role of the Implant Design on Immediate Loading
Sponsored by: Implantology Research
Organizer: Yurdanur Ucar (Cukurova Universitesi, Turkey)

Fostering Innovation and Commercialization to Turn Discovery into Health
Sponsored by: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Organizer:  R. Dwayne Lunsford (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Bethesda, Maryland, USA)

Oral Health Inequalities Across Five Nations: What do the data tell us?
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research
Organizer: Gloria Mejia (University of Adelaide, Australia)

Wednesday, March 11, 3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Biomineralization with a Twist - Novel Insights from Animal Models
Sponsored by: Mineralized Tissue and Craniofacial Biology
Organizer:  Dobrawa Napierala (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA)

Micro-invasive Dentistry - From Evidence to Dental Practice
Sponsored by: Evidence-based Dentistry Network and Cariology Research
Organizer(s):  Falk Schwendicke (Charite University, Berlin, Germany) and Lyndie Foster Page (University of Otago, Dunedin,  New Zealand)

Is Edentulism Disappearing? Implications for Dental Care and Education
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research and Prosthodontics Research
Organizer: Gary Slade (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

Dental Research: Shaping the Future of Oral Health Care
Sponsored by: National Student Research Group and Student Training and Research (STAR) Network 
Organizers: Margaret Campbell (Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA), Matthew Oishi (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA), John Constantine (Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA), Neeraja Prabhakaran (Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA), Nicholas Varney (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA)

Infection, Inflammation and Regeneration
Sponsored by: Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research
Organizer: Paul Cooper (University of Birmingham, England, UK)

Is Periodontitis Prevalence Declining? A Critical Appraisal
Sponsored by: Periodontal Research
Organizer(s):  Thomas Kocher (Center for Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Germany) and Birte Holtfreter (University Greifswald, Germany)

Thursday, March 12, 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Applying Public Health Lessons to Issues in Oral Health
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research and Cariology Research
Organizer: Ananda Dasanayake (New York University, New York City, USA)

Epithelial-Stromal Crosstalk in Oral Cancer
Sponsored by: Oral Medicine & Pathology
Organizer: Maria Kukuruzinska (Boston University, Massachusetts, USA)

Health Disparities Research: ECC Prevention Trials' Approaches & Tools
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network and Pediatric Oral Health Research
Organizer:  Tamanna Tiwari (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA)

Animal Models for Craniofacial Development and Disease
Sponsored by: Craniofacial Biology
Organizer(s):  Ophir Klein (University of California, San Francisco, USA) and Pamela Yelick (Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA)

Thursday, March 12, 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Extracting Value from Big Data in Oral Health Care Services
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research
Organizer(s):  Helen Whelton (University of Leeds, England, UK) and Stefan Listl (University of Heidelberg, Germany)

Thursday, March 12, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Tumors of the Mandibular Condyle
Sponsored by: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Organizer: Deepak Kademani (American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA)

Technology Enhanced Learning to Enrich Dental Education
Sponsored by: Education Research
Organizer:  Margaret Cox (King’s College London Dental Institute, England, UK)

Adolescent Oral Health: Current Challenges and Future Directions
Sponsored by: Pediatric Oral Health Research
Organizer: Donald Chi (University of Washington, Seattle, United States)

Why Caries Is Not a Health Care Global Priority?
Sponsored by: Cariology Research and Clinical and Translational Science Network
Organizer: Alexandre Vieira (University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States)

Friday, March 13, 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Gums and Joints: The Perio/RA Paradigm - Causality or Coincidence?
Sponsored by: Periodontal Research, Microbiology/Immunology and Clinical and Translational Science Network
Organizer(s):  Iain Chapple (University of Birmingham, England, UK) and P. Mark Bartold (University of Adelaide, Australia)

HPV Drives Cancer: Epidemiology, Mechanisms, and Prevention
Sponsored by: Microbiology / Immunology, Oral Medicine & Pathology, Salivary Research and Oral Health Research Scientific Group
Organizer(s):  Isaac Rodriguez-Chavez (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Bethesda, Maryland, USA) and Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

Novel Approaches for Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Tissue Regeneration
Sponsored by: Craniofacial Biology and Stem Cell Biology
Organizer:  Pamela Yelick (Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States)

Global Health Inequalities: Strategies to Reduce Dietary Sugars Intake
Sponsored by: Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network and Nutrition
Organizer(s):  David Williams (Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, England, UK) and Paula Moynihan (Newcastle University, England, UK)

Oral Health and Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults
Sponsored by: Geriatric Oral Research and Behavioral, Epidemiologic and Health Services Research Scientific Group
Organizer:  Bei Wu (Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA)

Friday, March 13, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Salivary Secretion of the Developing Gland
Sponsored by: Salivary Research
Organizer:  Eva Helmerhorst (Boston University, Massachusetts, USA)

Regenerative Endodontics: From the Past to the Present
Sponsored by: Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research
Organizer:  Nikita Ruparel (University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio, United States)

Effect of Aging on Gingival Tissue and Periodontal Disease.
Sponsored by: Oral Health Research and Periodontal Research
Organizer(s): Malgorzata Klukowska (Procter & Gamble Company, USA) and Hatice Hasturk (Forsyth University, Massachusetts, USA), Dagmar Else Slot (ACTA, Amsterdam, Netherlands) and Evanthia Lalla (Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA)

Clinical Studies for Evaluating "Real World" Dentistry
Sponsored by: Network for Practice -based Research and Dental Materials
Organizer:  Niek J.M. Opdam (Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands)

Friday, March 13, 12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Opportunities in the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network
Sponsored by: National Dental Practice Base Research Network
Organizer:  Cyril Meyerowitz (University of Rochester/Eastman Institute for Oral Health, New York, USA)

Friday, March 13, 3:30 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.

Clinical Impact of Periodontal Research: The Legacy of Anne Haffejee
Sponsored by: Periodontal Research, Women in Science Network and Clinical and Translational Science Network
Organizer(s):  Flavia Teles (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA) and Anna Borgen (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

Saturday, March 14, 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Atraumatic Restorative Treatment: 20 Years Since First IADR symposium
Sponsored by: Cariology Research
Organizer(s):  Ana Acevedo (Universidad Central de Venezuela) and Rita Villena-Sarmiento (San Martin de Porres University, Peru)

Determinants of Oral Health among Families in Appalachia
Sponsored by: Microbiology / Immunology, Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research and Pediatric Oral Health Research
Organizer:  Daniel McNeil (West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA)

Drug Delivery to the Oral Mucosa for Local and Systemic Treatments
Sponsored by: Pharmacology /Therapeutics/Toxicology, Oral Medicine and Pathology and Geriatric Oral Research
Organizer:  W. Peter Holbrook (University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland)

The Mobile Oral Microbiome
Sponsored by: Periodontal Research
Organizer(s): Alpdogan Kantarci (Forsyth Institute, Massachusetts, USA), Robert Genco (University of Buffalo-SUNY, New York, USA) and Evanthia Lalla (Columbia University, New York City, New York, United States)

Saturday, March 14, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Indigenous Advances in Oral Health
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research
Organizer(s):  John Broughton (University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand) and Herenia Lawrence (University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Fighting the Battle Against Orofacial Pain with Novel Animal Models
Sponsored by: Neuroscience, Clinical and Translational Science Network, International RDC/TMD Consortium Network and Dental Anesthesiology Research Group
Organizer:  João Ferreira (National University of Singapore)

Disability and Oral Health: Changing Perceptions in Dental Care
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research
Organizer(s):  Sasha Scambler  (Kings College London Dental Institute, England, UK) and Blanaid Daly (Kings College London Dental Institute, England, UK)

Biofilm Management, Not Extermination, as the Key to Caries Prevention
Sponsored by: Cariology Research, Clinical and Translational Science Network, Microbiology/Immunology
Organizer: Bennett Amaechi (Univeristy of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA)

Resource Appropriate Technologies for Diagnosis of Oral Cancer
Sponsored by: Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network
Organizer: Radhika Chigurupati (Boston University, Massachusetts, United States)

 

Symposia

Satellite Symposium in Clinical Research
Monday, March 9, 2015, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 8 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
To Register: Contact Bruce Pihlstrom

Robert Marquis Mini-Symposium for Young Investigators
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Organized by: Grace Spatafora

IADR Academy Boston 2015: 21st Century Tools for Dental Research
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Organized by: Pamela Yelick

Dissemination of Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 8 a.m -6 p.m.
Organized by: Per Alstergren

Oral Epi-Forum
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Organized by: Brenda Heaton

Integrative Performance Analysis for Dental Implant Research
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Organized by: Michel Dard

Editors Forum: How can we help Authors, Reviewers and Publishers?
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Organized by: Kenneth Eaton

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