To understand the oral microbiome and what will influence its composition
To understand what dysbiosis and symbiosis mean in terms of potential caries development
How fluoride products help to prevent demineralization and enhance remineralization of tooth structure
To understand potential advantages of new technologies like lasers and bactericidal composites in preventing caries lesions around orthodontic appliances
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Peter Reichmann, DMD, PhD , is a Prof. Dr. med. dent., is at the University of California, San Francisco, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences. He is Director of the Clinical Sciences Research Group. He has been involved in clinical research for more than 40 years. His clinical research relates to caries prevention including the application of new oral care products, laser/light-based diagnostic tools and new delivery systems for caries prevention. He has also been involved in laboratory and clinical research dealing with lasers in dentistry for more than 40 years. In collaboration with the CDA, he established a Practice Based Research Network in the San Francisco Bay Area. With this network of 30 dentists, he has run a CAMBRA – Caries Management by Risk Assessment – prospective, double blind, randomized clinical trial with a control and an active intervention group. Dr. Rechmann is successfully funded by Industry Grants and has published over 160 papers and book chapters. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Dr. Rechmann has worked with many companies during his long career.
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