The department of microbiology, Saveetha Dental College had successfully conducted an hands-on workshop for dentists titled “ CARIES ACTIVITY TEST” on 22.4.17. An informal inauguration was conducted welcoming the guest speaker and the delegates. The program started by 9.00 Am with lecture highlighting the importance of caries activity test for dentists. Two speakers delivered their lecture, Dr. S. Shyam, Reader, Meenakshiammal Dental college and Mr. N.P.Murali dharan, Reader, Saveetha Dental College.
The workshop was attended by a restricted 60 registered delegates who attended the lectures and was followed by demonstration of performing caries activity tests. Then the delegates were guided to do caries activity test on their own. They were shown the cultures done to demonstrate the role of various bacteria in the pathogenesis of dental caries. We have sought for CDE points from Tamilnadu dental council.