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Restorative Materials: An Update

July 3, 2019
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Mayuri Kerr, BDS, M.S. (Biomedical Engineering)

Course Objectives

1 CE Credit

Explore new materials and learn how to cut through the hype and confusion to make the best choices for you and your patient. Learn about the development of monolithic zirconia, the extinction of traditional PFMs, and other new technologies from the perspective of a researcher in dental technology. At the conclusion of this program, participants will have familiarity with these topics:

  • What to look for in restorative materials
  • Choosing the right material for the right indication
  • Getting the best out of any material you choose
  • New insights from the latest research to guide your treatment choices

Recognition & Approval

Glidewell Education Center 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.

Glidewell Education Center
Nationally Approved PACE Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. 3/1/2021 to 2/29/2024.
Provider ID# 216789

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Mayuri Kerr, BDS, M.S. (Biomedical Engineering)

Dr. Mayuri Kerr earned her degree in dentistry from Government Dental College and Hospital, Aurangabad, India, and worked in her father’s high-volume practice for seven years. She then went on to graduate from UCLA with a Master of Biomedical Engineering degree in the biomaterials, biomechanics and tissue engineering track. Currently, Dr. Kerr is a medical writer for Glidewell Dental, where she designs clinical studies and supports the regulatory team. Contact her at


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