Christensen, Rella P.

2023 CE Leaders

Dr. Rella Christensen cofounded Clinical Research Associates and directed this well-known dental products testing institute for 27 years and subsequently served as chairman of its board of directors. Currently, she is the team leader of a nonprofit foundation dedicated to in-depth and long-term clinical studies on restorative materials, preventive dentistry, and dental caries, known as Technologies in Restorative and Caries Research (TRAC). She is a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and the International and American Associations for Dental Research. As a nondentist, she has been inducted into the International College of Dentists, AGD, and the Academy of Dentistry International as an Honorary Member. She has published research on restorative materials, dental caries, resin polymerization problems, disinfectants, face masks, and effects of polishing on oral biofilm and tooth structure and has been the lead scientist and author of more than 1,800 studies reported in the CRA Newsletter, now called CLINICIAN’S REPORT. She was selected as “A Distinguished Leader” by the Dental Manufacturers of America and as one of the Leaders in Continuing Education by Dentistry Today. In 2001 she was selected as the distinguished alumnus of Brigham Young University’s School of Life Sciences.

Lecture Topics:

Dental Caries Management

Clinical Comparison of New Translucent Zirconias

CAD/CAM In-Office Restorative Material Clinical Long-Term Studies

Clinical Comparison of PFM to Zirconia-Ceramic and Alumina Oxide Ceramic Restorations

Infection Control

Nanofill Composite Resin Materials

2023 Lecture Highlights:
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