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					Dental Materials Fractography
               Wednesday through Friday: 1-3 June 2011
              NIST-ADAF-PRC (Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA)
                    Prof. G. Quinn and Dr. S. Scherrer
   A course for academics, researchers, and clinicians
   Expanded to a full three days with new hands on demos, case studies and the latest
   Fractographic basics
   Characteristic features for dental restorative materials including: porcelains, glass-
    ceramics, alumina, zirconia, their veneers, filled resin composites, and titanium
   Hands-on experience with dental materials and microscopes
   How to make and document a systematic search (stereo + SEM)
   Case studies
   14 hours continuing education credits for US practicing dentists
    $500. for each participant, $300. for students
   Limited to 12 people
     Note: This course has sold out each of the four past years.          Please reserve early!
                                         The National Institute of Standards and Technology is located about 40
                                         km from the center of Washington, DC, and is about an hour from each
                                         of three different airports: Washington Dulles International (IAD),
                                         Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) and Ronald Reagan National.
                                         The closest and least expensive hotel is Motel 6, with few amenities and
                                         located along a busy RR track - about a 20 minute walk to NIST. The
                                         Holiday Inn and the Hilton offer free local shuttle service and wireless
                                         internet. More detailed information on hotels and transportation can be
                                         found on the NIST visitors’ website:

             Prof. George Quinn is a consultant, research                 Dr. Susanne Scherrer is a professor at the
             associate at NIST, and an adjunct professor at               University of Geneva School of Dental
             the University of Maryland. His background                   Medicine in Switzerland. Besides her
             includes ceramic processing, mechanical                      teaching and research activities in dental
             testing, and fractographic analysis. He worked               material properties, fatigue, lifetime
             as a ceramic engineer for 21 years for the US                prediction and fractographic failure analysis,
             Army and then 18 years at NIST.                              she is a practicing dentist.

For more information, contact: George at     or          (+001) 301-975-5765
                               Susanne at            (+041) 22 379 40 69

To register, please fill out the information on the following page. The NIST campus is beautiful, and it is
also a US government facility. Security is strictly enforced, and all course participants will be required to
have preregistered and carry with them a picture ID.        Foreign participants will need their passports.
                     Dental Materials Fractography Course
                 June 1-3, 2011        NIST in Gaithersburg, MD, USA

Space is limited to 12 preregistered attendees

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Registration Fee:
2-day course                 $500.00
Student                      $300.00

Make checks payable to: American Dental Association Foundation (US $), stating
payment is for the Dental Fractography Course on the check. Checks should be sent
with this registration form to:

                       American Dental Association Foundation
                       Attn. Robert Czarnecki
                       211 E. Chicago Avenue
                       Chicago, IL 60611 USA

Credit card payments (Visa/Mastercard) and information should be directed to:

                        Christine Dillon
                        ADA Foundation Paffenbarger Research Center
                       100 Bureau Drive, Stop 6546
                       NIST, Bldg. 224, Room A153
                       Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8546 USA
                       Phone: (001) 301-975-6806
                       fax:      (001) 301-963-9143

Total amount of payment…………………$__________

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