Meet the Experts Panel

Pediatric Oral Medicine: A Whole New World

Catherine Hong

Friday, May 1
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Jennifer Frustino, DMD, PhD


While many diseases in pediatric population are limited to the oral cavity, some are systemic conditions in which oral manifestations are one of the early constellations of findings. Attendees of this session will get the chance to engage in discussion with an expert in pediatric oral medicine and learn about the special diagnostic methods and treatment modalities that can be customized for pediatric patients.

About the Meet the Experts Session

The Meet the Expert session is designed to allow the opportunity for small groups of audience (25-30 max) to have a focused and an in-depth discussion with experts in essential topics in oral medicine and special care dentistry. Every session will consistent of a 15-minute introductory talk followed by 45-minute open format discussion (i.e. questions and answers). Conference attendees can pre-register for the session they desire to attend with final session assignments provided upon checking in on site at the conference. As space for each Expert session is limited, please ensure registering for your session ahead of time. Please, only attend the sessions for which you are assigned. This is a unique opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field so please come prepared with questions!

About the Speaker

Catherine Hong, BDS, MS
Faculty of Dentistry

Catherine HL Hong, BDS, MS (Pediatric Dentistry), Cert. (Oral Medicine), is currently Associate Professor and Program Director of the Pediatric Dentistry Residency Training Programme at the Faculty of Dentistry in NUS, Singapore. She completed her specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Medicine at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte respectively. She is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Paediatric Dentistry and Oral Medicine. Dr. Hong is actively involved in clinical research pertaining to dental management of sick children, oral manifestations in pediatric oncology patients and the role of oral microbiome in cancer therapy induced oral mucositis.