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  • Where does that nerve go? Hands-on Anatomy Refresher for Clinicians 

For more details, click on the title of the course, or if you have questions, please call the UCSF CDE office at 415-514-0778.             

June 10, 2016

Dr. Ravindra Nanda is Professor and Head of the Department of Craniofacial Sciences and Chair of Division of Orthodontics, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, U.S.A. He has published over the last 40 plus years in various subjects. He is editor-in-Chief of Progress in Orthodontics and an associate editor of Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. 

Dr. Nanda is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He has given numerous named lectures at national and international societies including the Mershon Lecture for the American Association of Orthodontists and Sheldon Friel Lecture at the 2011 EOS Congress. He has authored six text books. His most recent books are "Temporary Anchorage Devices in Orthodontics" and "Current Therapy in Orthodontics". His new book is titled “Esthetics and Biomechanics in Orthodontics”, published in March, 2014.

July 23, 2016

John D.B. Featherstone, MSc, PhD
Arun Sharma, BDS, MS
M. Anthony Pogrel, DDS, MD
Charles McNeill, DDS

July 23, 2016

John D.B. Featherstone, MSc, PhD
Dean of the UCSF School of Dentistry

Dr. John Featherstone is Dean of the School of Dentistry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Distinguished Professor 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 40 years has covered several aspects of cariology (study of tooth decay) including fluoride mechanisms of action, caries risk assessment, de- and remineralization of the teeth, apatite chemistry, salivary dysfunction, caries prevention, and laser effects on dental hard tissues.  He has been received numerous National and International awards, including the Norton Ross Award for excellence in clinical research from the American Dental Association (2007). He has published over 290 papers.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and an Honorary Lifetime Member of the American Dental Association.