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Virginia Section Pierre Fauchard Academy Annual Meeting

Posted October 04, 2019



The Virginia Seciton of the Pierre Fauchard Academy International held their annual meeting in Richmond Virginia in conjunction with the Virginia Dental Association. Students from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry presented their research projects. The attendees were wowed with their presentations ranging from: 

  1. Payton Cook - “The Effectiveness of Different Cleaning Methods on Removing Residual Material from 3D Printed Orthodontic Aligners”
  2. Nischal Dalal - Dimensional Accuracy of Stereolithography Implant Surgical Guides at 50 and 100 μm Layer Printing”
  3. Dan-Khanh Dao and Maria Jividen – “Secured Bur Block and Protective Handpiece Shield”
  4. Charles Phillips – “Identifying Oral Health Priorities, Use of Services, and Inclusive Understanding of Oral Health Providers among the LGBT Community”   

All members in attendance were offfered CE from this presentation which is wholeheartedly backed by the Dean of the Dental School, Dr. Dave Sarrett. We hope to grow this presentation to possibly a full morning next year. 






Dr. Jennifer Hankle, Section Chair of Virginia PFA, Students from the VCU School of Dentistry, Dr. Cheryl Billingsley, Trustee for Southeast US, Dr. Dave Sarrett, Dean of Virginia Commonwealth School of Dentistry

Dr Cheryl Billingsley, Trustee of PFA, Dr. Tyler Perkinson, New Fellow, and Dr. Jennifer Hankle, Section Chair of Vrigina PFA

Dr. Dave Sarrett, Dean of VCU School of Dentistry speaks with VCU students, Maria Jividen and Dan-Khanh Dao