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Current Affairs in Periodontology & Oral Medicine

Your doctors, hygienists, and an assistant are invited to our event with Dr. Purnima Kumar from University of Michigan School of Dentistry!

By Ehsan Rezvan, DDS, MS

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Date and time

Friday, October 7, 2022 · 8am - 5pm PDT


Monterey Marriott 350 Calle Principal Monterey, CA 93940

About this event


The Mouth is Not Vegas: What happens here does not stay here

Peri-implantitis: A cross-talk gone wrong

Speaker: Purnima Kumar DDS, PhD

Dr. Purnima Kumar is the William and Mary K. Najjar Endowed professor of Dentistry and Chair of the Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

She is the Principal Investigator of Oral Microbial Ecology Laboratory at the University of Michigan that has been continuously funded through the NIH for over 15 years. She also collaborates extensively with the oral healthcare industry to develop therapeutics for microbial modulation.

She is a Fellow of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program, the American Association of Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research and the American and International College of Dentists. She has authored over 100 papers and book chapters and serves as the Co-Editor of Clinical Advances in Periodontics, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Periodontology, Periodontology 2000, Nature Scientific Reports and Microbiome.

Read her full biography here.

Invitees: Doctors, hygienists, and 1 assistant per practice

CE Credits: 6 hours

Included: Continental breakfast, lunch, and cocktail reception


8-8:30am Continental Breakfast and Check-In

8:30-12pm Lecture

12-1pm Lunch

1-3pm Lecture

3-5 pm Cocktail and Social Hour

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