Whistler Ski & Learn

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Annual Ski Seminar at Whistler 2020

Friday, February 28 – Sunday, March 1, 2020, Four Seasons Resort, Whistler, BC

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Session 1:  Preventive Therapies for the Management of Dental Caries
Session 2:  Caries Management by Risk Assessment for Ages 6 Years Through Adult
Session 3:  Caries Management by Risk Assessment for Ages 0-5 Years

Presented by Dr. John D.B. Featherstone and Dr. Yasmi O. Crystal

JOHN D.B. FEATHERSTONE, MSC, PHD is Dean Emeritus of the School of Dentistry at the University of California,San Francisco (UCSF) and Professor Emeritus of
Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences. He holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Wellington (New Zealand). His research over
the past 44 years has covered several aspects of cariology (study of tooth decay), and he was a pioneer in research on laser interactions with hard tissues. He is currently active in implementing caries management by risk assessment in severalvenues across the world. He has received numerous National and International awards, including the Norton Ross Award for excellence in clinical research from the American Dental Association (2007). He is as an Honorary Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the Pierre Fouchard Society, an honorary lifetime member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry and also the American Dental Association. He has publishedover 300 papers and book chapters.

YASMI O. CRYSTAL, DMD, MSC, FAAPD has a DDS degree from Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico (UNITEC), a DMD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), got her Pediatric Dental specialty training from Eastman Dental Center, University of Rochester and has a Masters in Science in Clinical and Translational Research from NYU Medical School. She is a Diplomat and an Examiner for the written and oral sections of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is the founder and senior specialist at Comprehensive Pediatric Dentistry in New Jersey and New York City, and Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at New York University, College of Dentistry. Dr Crystal is a leader in inter-professional relations, and is currently an Oral Health consultant and speaker for the New Jersey Academy of Pediatrics (DentaQuest access grant). She lectures extensively to health care audiences in the US and abroad, and has published several articles in peer reviewed scientific journals.