American Academy of Cariology 2nd Annual Meeting – What Did You Miss?

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CARIOLOGY SECOND ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Dental Caries Progress – Sugar or Bacterial Dysbiosis

DATE: Thursday, August 16, 2018. 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
VENUE: Westin Denver International Airport Hotel and Conference Center, Room meeting: Alder Ballroom
The second annual conference of the American Academy of Cariology (AAC) will be held in conjunction with the annual CAMBRA (Caries Management by Risk Assessment) Coalition meeting, which will take place on Friday August 17, 2018 at the same venue.

MORNING SESSION

SUGAR AND THE MICROBIOME

Moderator: John Featherstone

08:00-08:30 AM REGISTRATION (no breakfast)
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    President of the AAC

8:30 – 9:00 AM  Welcome and Introduction-Setting the stage.
Margherita Fontana, University of Michigan. President of the AAC
This presentation will briefly summarize the AAC and then set the stage for the day with a short presentation about the need to understand the microbiome aspects of dental caries initiation and progression.

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    University Witten/Herdecke, Germany

9:00 – 9:30 AM  The importance of sugar in dental caries initiation and progression.
Andreas Schulte, University Witten/Herdecke, Germany
This presentation will summarize the current thinking with respect to the importance of sugars and dietary control in the initiation and progression of dental caries.

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    National Infection Service, UK

9:30 – 10:00 AM  Bacterial Dysbiosis in Dental Caries
Philip Marsh, National Infection Service, UK
This presentation will summarize current thinking on bacterial dysbiosis and the effect of small changes on clinical caries outcomes.

10:00-10:30 AM BREAK (Coffee and Beverages)
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    University of Colorado

10:30 – 11:00 AM  Behavioral Aspects of Caries Management and Dietary Control
Judith Albino, University of Colorado
This presentation will highlight the possibilities and difficulties of patients managing their diet and complying with treatment regimens.

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    University of Florida

11:00 – 11:30 AM  Is it Sugar or is it the microbiome?
Marcelle Nascimento, University of Florida.
This presentation will be a reaction to earlier presentations of the morning, including relevant work of her own group.

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    University of California San Francisco

11:30 – 12:15 PM  Discussion and questions to the panel of Fontana, Schulte, Marsh, Albino and Nascimento.
Moderator: John Featherstone

12:15-1:45  PM Lunch  (Buffet will be provided)

AFTERNOON SESSION

PROMISING THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES TO MICROBIOME MODULATION

Moderator: Peter Rechmann

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    University of Pennsylvania

1:45 – 2:15 PM  Therapeutic strategy targeting cariogenic biofilm micro environments.
Yuan Liu, University of Pennsylvania
This will be an update on the pioneering work on biofilm disruption conducted by Michel Koo and his group.

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    NYU

2:15 – 2:45 PM  Silver Diamine Fluoride-Practical implications.
Yasmi Crystal, NYU
This presentation will combine the latest summary of clinical evidence, research on application in practice, and the work that led to the recently published AAPD guidelines.

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    University of Alicante, Spain

2:45 – 3:15 PM  Genetic and Immuno approaches to microbiome modulation.
Alex Mira, University of Alicante, Spain
This presentation will be an update on the work of Mira and his group on genetic approaches to caries control.

3:15-3:45 PM BREAK (Coffee and Beverages)
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    Forsyth Dental Institute

3:45 – 4:15 PM  Reactor presentation: “Critical appraisal of approaches to modification of the microbiome.”
Anne Tanner, Forsyth Institute
This will be a reaction to the 3 afternoon presentations with added perspective from the work of her own group.

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    University of California San Francisco

4:15-5:00 PM  Discussion and panel with afternoon presenters, Liu, Mira, Crystal and Tanner.
Moderator: Peter Rechmann

7:00 PM Joint reception AAC and CAMBRA Coalition

THANK YOU TO THE 2018 AAC CONFERENCE SPONSORS

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