Caries management in practice

10:30 - 11:15

This presentation will provide an International overview of Caries Management in Practice, including the new opportunity to use of bioluminescane in assessing active demineralisation in caries lesions. The presentation will include: a review of modern cariology from: Back to the Future to the latest technological developments, the evolution of International Caries Classification and Management Systems, and the "4D" approach being taken forward by CariesCare International. This will be followed by consideration of the importance of Caries Activity Assessment and the use of bioluminescence and a description of recent "Policy Labs" around paying for health in Dentistry.

DURING THIS SESSION ATTENDEES WILL LEARN
1. An evidence based approach to Caries Management in Practice
2. About the use of bioluminescence in assessing active demineralisation in caries lesions
3. The evolution of International Caries Classification and Management Systems
4. The "4D" Caries Management approach being taken forward by CariesCare International
5. About recent consensus in Paying for Health in Dentistry

Professor Nigel Pitts, leader of the GCCM Global Collaboratory for Caries Management Initiative,