Dental Therapists
School Dental Therapist Program
Saturday 22nd May, 2021 @ BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Time Topics
8.00 am Registration
08.30 – 09.15 Early childhood development
Dr Asiri Hewamalage, Consultant Community Physician
09.15 – 10.00 Trauma to milk teeth – Our role as primary health care providers
Prof Chandra Herath, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry
10.00 – 10.30 Tea Break
10.30 – 11.15 Infection control at the clinic and field setup
Dr Hemantha Amerasinghe,  Consultant in Community Dentistry
11.15 - 12.15 Properties of common dental materials and fissure sealants
Dr Dilhan Rupasinghe, Act Consultant in Restorative Dentistry
12.15 – 13.00 Lunch Break
13.00 – 14.00 Emergency care at school dental setup - what and how to do it
Dr Pushpa Ramiyani Soyza, Sp Grade Nursing Officer, National Coordinator for Training, NHSL
14.00 – 14.45 Risk factors for oral malignancies and habit cessation
Prof Saman Warnakulasuriya – Professor of Oral Medicine & Experimental Pathology, UK
14.45 – 15.30 Tea Break
15.30 – 16.15 How to do a good presentation
Dr Dileep De Silva, Consultant in Community Dentistry
16.15 – 17.00 Oral manifestations of systemic diseases among children.
Prof Ruwan Jayasinghe, Professor of Oral Medicine
17.00 Award of Certificates