Ask Me Anything with Dr. J. Timothy Wright

When:  Nov 29, 2023 from 13:00 to 14:00 (ET)

What is an Ask Me Anything (AMA) event? A live, text-based, one-hour virtual event where IADR Community members can interact through online discussion with an expert in dental, oral and craniofacial research.

·       This event will take place on this thread in the IADR Member Discussion Open Forum.

·       Select the star next to "Follow" above to get real time notifications on the full AMA discussion. 

Topic: Pediatric dentistry and opportunities for artificial intelligence/digital dentistry

Dr. @J. Timothy Wright received his DDS degree from West Virginia University and completed his Pediatric Dentistry training and Master of Science Degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  He currently is a Professor in the Division of Pediatric and Public Health at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and has served as Pediatric Dentistry Department Chair and Department of Endodontics Department Interim Chair. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science and is a Past President of the AADR.  He has published over 200 peer reviewed scientific manuscripts, edited two texts, authored 24 text chapters and had NIH funding for over 25 years.  He has chaired the Counsel on Scientific Affairs for the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is the Current AAPD Chair for the Evidence Based Dentistry Committee. Dr. Wright serves as the Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Dental Association.

Event Instructions:

Reply directly to the thread with your questions. The thread will open at 1:00 p.m. ET on November 29, 2023.  

Use @mentions when responding to Dr. J. Timothy Wright

Note: There is not a video component to the event

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