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Brazilian dentist to present course

San Francisco—Dr. Meire Abramoff, the winner of the annual scientific contest at the Congresso Internacional de Odontologia de São Paulo in São Paulo, Brazil, will showcase her presentation at the ADA Annual Session Oct. 20.

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Dr. Abramoff

Dr. Abramoff will present the free course, New Perspectives on the Use of Lasers in Oncologic Patients (course 7310), Oct. 20, 8-9:30 a.m. at the Moscone Center.

Dr. Abramoff, a periodontist, is laser certified by the Brazilian Federal Council of Dentistry, has a master’s degree in health science from the graduate program of plastic surgery at the Universidade Federal de São Paulo and is a scientific collaborator in the Research and Educational Center for Photo Therapy in Health Science.

Dr. Abramoff will provide a basic understanding of low level laser therapy, discuss laser therapy use to treat chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis in cancer patients and establish a new perspective on the use of low level laser therapy in bone that has had radiotherapy.

This course is sponsored by the ADA and the São Paulo Dental Association, and facilitated by the ADA Division of Global Affairs. To register, log on to

For more details about other international events and services at Annual Session, call toll-free, Ext. 2726.