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2017 Oral Medicine sessions at the Scientific Symposium

The 2017 conference was held in conjunction with Eastman Institute's Centennial Celebration. Please see below for more information on the Oral Medicine and New devices technology and medications sessions, the symposium and how the Institute celebrated 100 years!

New Devices, Technology and Medications

This fascinating scientific session will touch on a variety of devices, medications and technologies used in dentistry. The versatile program presents recent advances in diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. Experts will discuss topics related to oral and maxillofacial imaging sciences, caries research, occlusion, and pharmacology.

Chair: Sharon Elad, D.M.D., M.Sc.


“The Use of Caries Detection Devices”

Domenick T. Zero, D.D.S., M.S.

“New Diagnostic Technologies”

Craig S. Miller, D.M.D., M.S.

“A Smart Splint”

Brian O’Connell, B.D.S., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., F.T.C.D.

“Appropriate and Inappropriate Use of Medications in Dentistry”

Craig S. Miller, D.M.D., M.S.

“Critical Aspects of Dentomaxillofacial Imaging and Interpretation with Conebeam CT”

Alan Lurie, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Oral Medicine

This intriguing scientific program will allow the audience to taste the world of Oral Medicine. From clinical advances to cutting-edge research, from the expert’s view and from the patient’s view, from an Eastman’s institutional view and from a US national view. The session will combine slideshows along with a triggering emotional life-story.

Chair: Sharon Elad, D.M.D., M.Sc.


“Oral Medicine in Eastman and U.R.”

Sharon Elad, D.M.D., M.Sc.

“Voicing the Long Term Effects of Treatment for Late-Stage Oral Cancer”

Eva Grayzel

“Challenges for Oral Medicine in the 21st Century”

Stephen Porter, B.Sc., B.D.S., M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., M.D., F.D.S. R.C.S.(Eng), F.D.S. R.C.S.(Edin), F.H.E.A.

“Front Line of Viral Infections Research”

Craig S. Miller, D.M.D., M.S.

“Oral Medicine in the U.S.”

Craig S. Miller, D.M.D., M.S.