Speaker


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Contemporary caries management - let us do it MI Way

2017-04-19 15:00:00

Professor Avijit Banerjee

Head/Chair of Dept, Conservative & MI Dentistry

Professor Avijit Banerjee
BDS MSc PhD (Lond) LDS FDS (Rest Dent) FDSRCS (Eng) FHEA

Avijit is Professor of Cariology & Operative Dentistry / Hon. Consultant and Clinical Lead, Restorative Dentistry at King’s College London Dental Institute at Guy’s Hospital (Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals Foundation Trust).  He holds the positions of Head of Conservative & MI Dentistry, Director of Education (UG) and Programme Director of the innovative KCL distance-learning Masters in Advanced Minimum Intervention Dentistry (open to dentists and therapists: google “KCL AMID” for more info). He also leads the Cariology & Operative Dentistry research programme at the DI (part of the Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics research division), researching, publishing and lecturing internationally about MI operative caries management and adhesive dental materials (>120 publications, >£2 million research income, supervision of 5 post-doctorate, 11 doctorate and 17 masters students to date). He acts as an R&D KOL for many international Industry partners, including 3M Oral Healthcare, GCE, Septodont and P&G Oral B. Avijit is primary author of Pickard’s Guide to Minimally Invasive Operative Dentistry (10th edition; OUP, 2015), a definitive and globally respected text in its field, amongst other book editorships (Minimally Invasive Esthetics, Elsevier (2015)) and chapter contributions (including, amongst others, a chapter in The Principles of Endodontics 2nd ed, OUP, 2013).  He is editor-in-chief of Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry (Quintessence Ltd) and an editorial board member of Journal of Dental Research, Dental Update, BDJ, International Journal of Adhesion & Adhesives, and the Primary Dental Journal.  He is a member of the BDA Health & Science Committee also, all whilst maintaining wet-fingered specialist practice in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics & Periodontics.