Preliminary Programme

The 9th European Oral Microbiology Workshop (EOMW), Helsinki, May 22-25, 2008


Friday, May 23

Improved understanding on the resident microbiota of the oral cavity
Chair: Prof. Mogens Kilian, Denmark

Molecular detection – increasing number of species and phylotypes
Chair: Prof. William Wade, UK
Bacterial interaction with the host
Chair: Prof. Mike Curtis, UK
Host reactions to bacterial exposure
Chair: Prof. Denis Kinane, USA


Saturday, May 243

Streptococci and other microorganisms in caries process and their prevention
Chair: Prof. David Beighton, UK

Current microbiology in endodontics
Chair: Prof. Gunnar Dahlen, Sweden
Controversies within periodontal microbiology
Chair: Prof. Sirkka Asikainen, Sweden

Dental implant-associated infections – an increasing problem?
Chair: Prof. Rutger Persson, Switzerland


Sunday, May 25

What is going on within oral biofilm research?
Chair: Prof. Bernie Guggenheim, Switzerland

Holistic approach to oral ecosystems
Chair: Prof. Phil Marsh, UK


Mika Elmeranta, 2007
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