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Institute of Dentistry - Barts and The London

MID Webinar "New findings on dental dental caries provided by OCT studies"

Professor Junji Tagami, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) - "New findings on dental caries provided by OCT studies”

Tue, 22 September 2020

13:00 – 14:30 BST

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Prof Tagami DDS PhD is Professor of Cariology and Operative Dentistry and past Vice President of Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Japan. He is a well-known figure across the world of adhesive dentistry.

His research on dentine characterisation, mechanism and structure of caries is believed to have oriented adhesion as a means of achieving minimally invasive dentistry. As the Vice President and Past Dean of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Prof. Tagami has been a man of great power, influence and potential in academic dentistry.

Prof Tagami has supervised over 180 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from Japan and around the world in the past 25 years, some of whom have become prominent academicians themselves in Japan, North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australia.

Due to his valuable contribution in dental research and education, he was awarded Honorary Degrees from King’s College of London, UK and Mihidol University, Thailand. He has been awarded the distinguished scientist award, Wilmer Souder Award 2017, from the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).

Learning outcomes

  • To know the performance of optical coherence tomography as dental diagnosis facility
  • To enhance the knowledge on the characteristics of non caries cervical lesion
  • To appreciate the phenomenon occurring in the cavity during the composite resin filling
  • To appreciate the appropriate bonding and CR filling procedures without gap and marginal fracture

eCPD certificates will be provided for attendance at this session (Institute of Dentistry QA approval pending)

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