Yasmi O Crystal, DMD, MSc is the founder and senior specialist at Comprehensive Pediatric Dentistry in New Jersey where she has been in private practice for over 30 years. Concurrently she is Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry and she is on the medical staff of the Robert Wood Johnson, Rutgers University Hospital.
Dr. Crystal has a DDS degree from Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico (UNITEC), a DMD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Pediatric Dental specialty training from Eastman Dental Center, University of Rochester and a MSc in Clinical and Translational Research from CTSI, NYU School of Medicine.
Dr. Crystal is a Diplomate and an Examiner for the written and oral sections of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is very active in numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the International Association for Dental Research and the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry. She is on the editorial board of Pediatric Dentistry, ALOP, and manuscript reviewer for several major journals including JDR, JADA, IJPD, BDJ, JOCPD and several others.
Dr. Crystal has participated in the writing of national guidelines to improve the practice of Pediatric Dentistry. She has presented lectures and continuing education courses to varied health care audiences in the US and across the world. She has published numerous research articles in peer reviewed scientific journals on topics of Caries Management, Risk Assessment and Minimal Intervention Approaches including Silver Diamine Fluoride therapy, Pulp Therapy and the Role of Conscious Sedation for delivery of care in Pediatric Dentistry.
As a researcher, educator and over 30 years’ experience as a private primary care provider, her presentations blend evidence-based recommendations with down to earth approaches that work for the provision of care in public and private settings in the US and abroad.
Dr. Crystal will discuss off label use of fluoride varnish and silver diamine fluoride.