6th Annual David H. Pashley Lecture
April 21, 12pm - 1pm thru WebEx
Live, Interactive Presenter Sessions
April 21 thru MS Teams. Please refer to session schedule.
Poster Presentation Galleries
April 17-19: Pre-recorded sessions available thru Padlet. 

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Students presenting posters during RTCD 2020The DCG Associate Dean of Research’s office is excited to announce that the annual Research and Table Clinic Day (RTCD) highlighting the scientific research and innovative clinical care being conducted by and within the Dental College of Georgia will be held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

DCG Students, Residents, Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, Faculty, Pre-doctoral Dental students are welcome to participate.

This event will be conducted totally virtually.

Poster Presentation & Competition

View Research and Table Clinic Day Research Poster Videos Now

You are highly encouraged to submit your dental or dental-related research and innovative clinical treatments for presentation at the event. All poster presenters will be required to submit a pre-recorded video of their poster presentation, which will be available for all attendees to view on a virtual platform.  In addition, you can also opt to enter the poster presentation competition, which will be judged and monetary awards will be given to the highest scoring presentations.

Submission Categories:

Please identify which category your work best falls into among the following options: (you must choose only one category within each column).

To accommodate for the slow progress of research last year, a separate category of “Project Development” has been created.  Under this category, you can present your research proposal rationale and experimental design, even with limited or no data. This category will not be judged in the competition and is meant to encourage your participation at the event.

RTCD Participant Categories Research / Scholarly Topic (examples) *
Dental Student Basic Sciences (proteins, cells, animals, “biologicals”)
Dental Hygiene Student Clinical Materials (benchtop- Dental Materials)
Pre-dental Student Clinical Treatments (techniques, case studies involving patients)
Dental Resident (Advanced Dental Education) * Educational or Behavioral (surveys, ed. trials)
Graduate Student or Postdoctoral Fellow Informatics (AxiUm data mining, assessment)
Dental & Dental Hygiene Faculty * Literature Review (Systematic reviews, etc.)
  Project Development (preliminary/no data, research proposal, not included in competition)
  Other (specify/describe)
* includes Ft. Gordon Residents & Faculty ~* Contact Drs. Farmaha or Baban if not sure

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6th Annual David H. Pashley Lecture

The 6th annual David H. Pashley Lectureship will be presented as a virtual discussion panel comprised of a clinician, a scientist, and an external consultant. The focus of the discussion panel will be to share experiences and lessons learned in managing this most recent global pandemic – “Challenges faced and lessons learned going forward.” During this time, Dental School classes will be cancelled, and students’ attendance for the lecture will be mandatory

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Research and Table Clinic Day associated CE course

Similar to last year, the DCG Office of Research will also be offering a continuing education program for the DCG faculty, residents and private dentists, co-sponsored by the Eastern District Dental Society of Georgia.  The 2nd annual Distinguished Lecture Series speaker will be Dr. Jeff Brucia, an internationally acclaimed speaker and clinician from San Francisco, CA. Dr. Jeff Brucia will be addressing a topic falling within the general area of Evidence-based Clinical Dental Treatment. The CE course will be a live presentation (synchronous) provided over a virtual platform on Friday April 2, 2021 from 1 to 4:30 pm (EST).  Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details.

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Poster Presentation Registration I Abstract Submission Form

RTCD 2021 Key dates:

Apr 17 -21: View Research and Table Clinic Day Research Poster Videos
Apr 21: Research and Table Clinic Day (RTCD) 2021