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Central Illinois AGD Presents: Cariology and Operative Dentistry – Dr. Poonam Jain at SIU SDM, Alton, IL

June 10, 2016 - June 11, 2016


Cariology and Esthetic Restorations

Dr. Poonam Jain


Day 1 of this course will examine the latest evidence regarding the effectiveness of materials and techniques for diagnosis, prevention and remineralization of dental caries. The effective implementation of various evidence-based products and techniques will be reviewed. The characteristics of these materials, indications for use, handling properties, clinical techniques and contraindications will be discussed in detail. Indications, contraindications and clinical techniques for placement of direct esthetic restorations will be discussed as well as the various ADA codes that may be used to bill for caries diagnostic tests and remineralization strategies.

Day 2 of the course will provide the opportunity to use caries diagnostic tests and various glass ionomer products and composite resin materials to place a direct esthetic restoration.
Supplies: For the hands-on session on June 11, 2016 please bring magnification eyewear and standard high and low speed with friction grip and low speed with latch attachment handpieces.

Speaker Bio:

Research & Creative Activities Poonam Jain 4-16-13

Dr. Poonam Jain is a Professor and the Director of Community Dentistry at the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) in Alton, IL. She has taught at SIU SDM since 1997. She obtained her BDS degree from the University of Delhi and her Master’s in Science and a Certificate in Operative Dentistry from the University of Iowa. Dr. Jain obtained her MPH degree from the School of Public Health, St. Louis University. She taught Operative Dentistry in the Restorative Dentistry Department at SIU SDM from 1997-2006 and took over as Director of Community Dentistry in the fall of 2006. Her teaching responsibilities at the SIU SDM include didactic and clinical courses in Cariology, Community and Preventive Dentistry, Special Needs patient Care and Geriatric Dentistry. She directs all community outreach efforts at SIU SDM.


Course Objectives:

At the completion of this seminar, participants will be knowledgeable in:
1. The evidence supporting the latest materials and techniques for diagnosing, preventing and remineralizing dental carious lesions
2. The ability to compare and contrast the various commercial products available for caries diagnosis and remineralization
3. The use of appropriate ADA codes for billing when using caries diagnostic tests and remineralization strategies
4. Develop a program for their practices that effectively utilizes various glass-ionomer products indicated for pulp capping, bases and permanent restorations including core build-ups
5. Utilization of glass ionomers and composite resins for direct esthetic restorations

CE Credits:

(towards AGD Fellowship or Mastership)
8 hours of Operative or Esthetic lecture credit for those who attend the 6/10/16 lecture only; 16 hours of Operative or Esthetic participation credit for those who attend the 6/10/16 lecture and 6/11/16 hands-on. (36 hours for those who complete an office protocol assignment and report).

When & Where:

Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine

Hoag Hall Auditorium, Bldg. 283

2800 College Avenue

Alton, IL

Directions: Take I-55 North or South to the Alton exit #30, Route 140. (Route 140 becomes College Avenue)

PARKING: Available behind Hoag Hall, Lots A-3. No permit is necessary. Do not park in the clinic parking lot. You will be ticketed.


FRIDAY, June 10, 2016

7:45 am Registration

8:00 am – 10:30 am Lecture in Hoag Hall Auditorium (Bldg 283)

10:30 am – 10:45 am Break and Discuss

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch and Learn with the students

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lecture in Hoag Hall Auditorium (Bldg 283)

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Break and Discuss

3:15 pm – 5:00 pm Lecture in Hoag Hall Auditorium (Bldg 283)

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Set-up for Hands-on

7:30 pm – Dinner with seminar attendees & instructor

SATURDAY, June 11, 2016

7:45 am Registration

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Hands-on in Student Lab (Building 283)

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Lunch & Discuss

12:30 pm – 4:30 pm Hands-on in Student Lab (Building 283)

DEADLINE: June 6, 2016

May register for lecture (Friday) and/or hands-on (Friday & Saturday).

Limited space for 6/11/16.

Fellow Track Student Research Presentations and Protocol Reporting Session: Thursday, June 9, 2016 at noon at SIUSDM

Protocol Reporting Session:  during Fellow Track student presentations at SIUSDM on Thursday, June 9, 2016 12-2PM or Thursday, June 9, 2016 @ 7:30 pm at the Atrium Hotel (formerly the Holiday Inn) Restaurant, Alton, IL
Please call 309-692-1796 or e-mail [email protected] for reservations.


Hotel reservations based on availability. Identify yourself as attending the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine AGD Programs.

Atrium Hotel (formerly the Holiday Inn) ♦ 3800 Homer Adams Parkway ♦ Alton, Illinois 62002  ♦ (618) 462-1220


                                                                                              AGD/ADA                                NON-AGD/ADA


Dentist 2 day participation course                                       $595                                                 $695

(limit 25 participants)

Dentist 6/10/16 lecture only                                                $225                                                 $275

Staff (non-dentist) per day                                                  $50                                                   $75

(must be accompanied by dentist)

SIU Instructors/Students 6/10/16 lecture                            N/C                                                  $10*

only and 6/11/16 observation only.

Must be registered for seminar.

(Observation will be permitted at participation course (includes faculty/students) if course limit is reached, but costs and attendee numbers must be approved by the course master.)

Lunch is included in all day seminar cost. 

*Includes 1 year AGD student membership

Non-Members: Join AGD and receive seminar at AGD member cost.

Contact Dr. Susan Bishop for information.

Refunds are available for courses, minus $50 processing fee, will be granted if requested at least ten days prior to the start of the course.


Check appropriate line, or list number attending:

___AGD/ADA/Public Health Dentist                              $ _________

___Staff Member/AGD/ADA Dentist                              $ _________

___Non-AGD/ADA Dentist                                              $ _________

___Staff Member/Non-AGD/ADA Dentist                   $ _________

___SIU/SDM Student/Resident                                        $ _________

___SIU/SDM Faculty                                                          $ _________

TOTAL  $ _________

AGD/ADA No. _________________________________________

Total Number Attending __________________________________

Amount Enclosed _______________________________________

Check Number _________________________________________

(Make check payable to the Central Illinois AGD)

Name: ________________________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________

City, State, Zip _________________________________________

Business Phone: ________________________________________

Home Phone: __________________________________________

Fax/E-mail Address: ____________________________________

___In Office Protocol

___Please send me a new AGD member packet.

If more than one person is attending, please list their names on a separate sheet of paper.

Return by June 6, 2016. (Limited attendance for second day on 6/11/16.)


Return the completed registration form and check payable to CIAGD to:

Dr. Susan Bishop

7314 N. Edgewild Dr.

Peoria, IL 61614

Email: [email protected] for information.

Cariology & Esthetic Restorations by Dr. Poonam Jain Brochure

Next CIAGD/SIUSDM Seminar: November18 & 19, 2016 Treatment Planning and Restorative Prosthedontic and Rehabilitation Practices with Dr. Terry Tanaka

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