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Friday, April 06, 2018

Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentists 2018 Spring CE meeting

08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Medical Management of Dental Caries Using Silver Diammine Fluoride and Silver Nitrate: What do we know & what should we do?


Medical Management of Dental Caries Using Silver Diammine Fluoride and Silver Nitrate: What do we know & what should we do?

At the completion of this course, attendants will be able to:

  • Identify the most updated research findings in the dental literature regarding Silver Nitrate and Silver Diammine Fluoride
  • List the indications, contraindications, and clinical protocol for applying Silver Products to dental patients
  • Explain the mechanism of action of silver compounds in arresting caries
  • Identify the biocompatibility, adverse effects, and safety of SDF and SN
  • List the clinical procedures, use the codes, and obtain consent to apply SDF in practice
  • Identify the most relevant clinical applications for the silver products.

Arwa Owais BDS, MS

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, The University of Iowa

B.D.S., Jordan University of Sciences and Technology, 1994
M.S., Dental Public Health, University of Iowa, 2000
Certificate, Pediatric Dentistry, University of Iowa, 2000
Diplomate, American Board of Dental Public Health, 2003
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, 2006

Dr. Owais joined the University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics in 2013 as an associate professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. She served as a faculty member in the preventive dentistry department from 2000-2013 at Jordan University of Science and Technology in Irbid, Jordan. She was the vice dean of the College of Dentistry at Jordan University of Science and Technology from 2010-2013 and the head of the pediatric dentistry section at King Abdulla Hospital, Jordan, from 2010-2013.

Dr. Owais is a predoctoral and postdoctoral lecturer and clinical instructor in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Owais has several publications in the area of children oral health as well as other areas in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Owais has a special interest and expertise in silver products basic and clinical research. (4 CE credits)


Breakfast begins at 7:30
Lecture: 8:30-12:00

516 N. Clark
Chicago, IL 60611

Payments can be made via PayPal or check. Make your check payable to ISPD and mail it to:

Ashlee Vorachek
c/o Growing Smiles
3701 N Southport
Chicago, IL 60613

PLEASE include a list of the name(s) of who will be attending the meeting.

You can also pay for the course via PayPal here.

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