The Science of Erosion, Understanding the Etiology and Management of Its Affects on Teeth and the Body:   (SOLD OUT)

This presentation explores the reasons why the prevalence of acid erosion in developed countries is increasing and becoming a concern for oral health. Behaviors that contribute to hard tissue loss, including acid erosion, are defined. Recognizing the differences between caries and erosion is examined, as well as patient assessment, diagnosis, and management of this condition.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the etiology and increase in prevalence of erosion
• Differentiate the causes and clinical appearance of both caries and acid erosion
• Recognize risk levels as a guide to clinical management
• Identify the strategies for prevention and management of dental erosion

  • Course Code: T20
  • Time: 1:30pm-4:30pm
  • Location: Renaissance Main Floor, Cira B
  • CE Credit: 3
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Lisa Knowles

Lisa Knowles, DDS

Dr. Lisa Knowles is a visionary thinker and looks at the whole picture as well as the whole patient. She speaks and thinks broadly about dentistry beyond 32 teeth and works to help others understand the oral and systemic connections between dentistry, medicine, and the environment. She writes for several dental trade journals including Dental Economics, Dr., Dental Products Report, and for her own blog at She graduated from Alma College with a major in Communication and a minor in Biochemistry. She graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1998 and currently practices in East Lansing, Michigan. She is a former adjunct professor for the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and a current board of trustee member for the Michigan Dental Association.
Conflict Of Interest: Colgate