Journal of Conservative Dentistry

IACDE - CDE PROGRAM REPORT
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 197-

Masterclass on Apical Periodontitis by Dr. PNR Nair


Velayutham Gopikrishna 
 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Thai Moogambigai Dental College, Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute University, Chennai, India

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Velayutham Gopikrishna
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Thai Moogambigai Dental College, Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute University, Chennai
India




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A one day CDE workshop titled "Apical Periodontitis: the biological basis for endodontic & surgical treatment" was organized by the Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Thai Moogambigai Dental College, Chennai in association with IACDE (Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics) and CEAT (Conservative and Endodontic Association of Tamil Nadu).

Internationally acclaimed Indian born Swiss based microbiologist Prof. P.N. Ramachandran Nair BVSC, DVM (Switzerland), Dr. Odont. h.c (Sweden) Institute of Oral Biology, Center of Dental and Oral Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland gave a one day Master Class on Apical Periodontitis CDE program at Thai Moogambigai Dental College and Hospital, Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute University, Chennai on January 23 rd , 2014.

Professor Nair presented two lectures titled "Endodontic biofilm, biology and technology: where do we go from here?" followed by "Will radicular cysts heal after root canal treatment?". This informative program was attended by by more than 150 delegates from all over India and was inaugurated by Shri. A. Ravi Kumar, Secretary, Dr. M.G.R. group of Institutions. Senior academicians and Post Graduate students in the field of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics from various institutions enthusiastically participated in the academic deliberations.

Dr. Nair stressed on the fact that in spite of advances in techniques and materials, microorganisms posed a serious and ever evolving challenge in the field of endodontics. The Principal Dr. L. Lakshminarayanan, Thai Moogambigai Dental College, gave the welcome address while Dr. A.R. Pradeep Kumar, Head of the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics proposed the vote of thanks.