University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

Minimally Invasive Dentistry Based on Evidence

Thursday, March 24, 2022

8:00 PM-10:00 PM Eastern


Live Webinar Online


Registration open through 3/23/2022 11:59 PM


Following Registration and Payment:

Please Read the instructions in your Confirmation email.

It will include a link to a brief Zoom webinar registration form that must be completed PRIOR to the course.

Please click on that link and complete the form at your earliest convenience.

After completion, you will receive an email from PittDentalCE that includes a link to join the course on the scheduled date/time.

For more information on how to participate in our Zoom webinars: Zoom Participation Guide.

Course Description

Course Description:

This course will cover current evidence and evidence-based solutions regarding the main pillars of Minimally Invasive Dentistry: Prevention of carious lesions, minimal destruction of tooth structure, repair of defective restorations, and partial removal of caries tissue. We will also discuss evidence learned from ART (Atraumatic Restorative Technique) longitudinal studies. Concepts, materials and techniques presented can be readily implemented in the dental office.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Explore treatment options for white spot lesions
  2. Understand the factors to consider when repairing or replacing defective restorations
  3. Understand, demystify, and learn from Atraumatic Restorative Treatment
  4. Understand different types of carious tissue removal strategies: total removal and partial removal (mechanical only, chemo-mechanical)

This course is part of the ACDE Webinar Series. (see right)


This course is hosted by: University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry, Continuing Dental Education


Anuradha Prakki BDS, MSc., PhD


Dr.  Anuradha Prakki graduated Dentistry from Campinas State University, Brazil (1996). She is a specialist in Restorative Dentistry from University of Sao Paulo (USP, 1999). She afterwards earned a Masters (2002) and PhD (2007) degrees in Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials from USP. During her PhD she spent one year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (US), School of Dentistry, working as a research scholar on the synthesis and characterization of developmental dental resins. Prakki joined the Faculty of Dentistry at The University of Toronto in the discipline of Restorative Dentistry, as an Assistant Professor in 2008, where she is currently an Associate Professor. In 2014, Prakki was a visiting research fellow at the Augusta University Dental School (USA). Through her research, Prakki investigates mechanisms of dentin degradation. She also develops stronger, longer-lasting restorative materials, and evaluates their performance and interaction with surrounding tissues. Prakki has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals. She is an active member of the International Association for Dental Research and the Academy of Dental Materials. Among teaching roles, Prakki acts as treatment plan coordinator and restorative clinical instructor at the University of Toronto clinics, and is the course director for Dental Anatomy and Occlusion, as well as Restorative Dentistry I Didactic and Restorative Dentistry I Pre-Clinical courses. Prakki has received important teaching awards including, The Dr. A. Bruce Hord Master Teacher Award (2012-2013), The W. W. Wood Award (2017) for excellence in dental education, and the Dentsply Sirona Global Clinical Case Contest – national winner as a tutor (2018).


Date: Thursday, March 24, 2022
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Live Webinar Online



All Registrants - $69

There are No Discounts for ACDE Series Courses.

Credit: Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 2
Course #: 67722W
AGD Code: 250



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ACDE Webinar Series



  • The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is a member of The Association of Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)
  • ACDE brings together individuals who represent college- and university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States.
  • We are here to serve you, the dental professional, in delivering high quality, evidence-based continuing dental education programs to meet your educational needs.


The ACDE Webinar Series:

  • ACDE and 31 of its member schools are jointly providing a series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders.
  • Each lecture is hosted by a different school, but CE Verifications of Participation will be provided by the school with which you registered.

Continuing Education


Live Webinar Online



Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 2

Licensure Boards typically treat live webinars the same as a live course.


Following registration, an email will be sent, detailing instructions for logging in from home.

About Us

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine


The University of Pittsburgh is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The University of Pittsburgh designates this activity for the number of continuing education credits listed with each course summary.