Laurie C. Carter DDS, PhDProfessor Emeritus, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, Richmond, Virginia
Laurie Carter received her DDS degree and Certificate of Proficiency in Oral Pathology from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dentistry. She also holds both MA and PhD degrees in Experimental Pathology from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR).
Dr. Carter was on the faculty of the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine for 17 years. She is currently Professor Emeritus of the Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, where she served as Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and Director of Advanced Dental Education for 19 years.
She has served as President of the AAOMR, on the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs and the ADA Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition, as well as an advisor to the latter two organizations. She is the recipient of the AAOMR Arthur H. Wuehrmann Prize for the best manuscript in radiology, and has delivered the H. Cline Fixott, Sr. Memorial Oration. She has received the VCU Women in Science, Dentistry and Medicine Professional Achievement Award for excellence in leadership, advocacy and mentoring. Dr. Carter is a Past-President of the Diagnostic Systems Group of the International Association for Dental Research where she developed a symposium entitled Saliva/Oral Fluid-Based Diagnostic Markers of Disease, which was published in Advances in Dental Research. She has over 40 publications in peer reviewed literature to her credit and has authored 5 book chapters.
Dr. Carter served as Consulting Editor for JADA Specialty Scan – Radiology for 7 years. She is lead Editorial Contributor for PracticeUpdate Clinical Dentistry, a joint project of the American Dental Association and Elsevier. Dr. Carter teaches a monthly radiation safety certification program in the state of Virginia and is currently employed as a free lance science writer.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Tongue Telangiectasias in Systemic Sclerosis
- Radiomics and Machine Learning Model for Predicting Occult Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis in Patients With Tongue Cancer
- Prevalence of Incidental Findings in Adults vs Adolescents in the Course of Orthodontic X-Ray Diagnostics
- The Persistently Sensitive or Painful Osseointegrated Implant
- Supplemental or Dietary Intake of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for the Treatment of Periodontitis
- Invasive Dental Treatment and Acute Vascular Events
- Radiological Spectrum of Metastasis to the Oral and Maxillofacial Region
- The Burden of COVID-19 Pneumonia Is Significantly Reduced in Vaccinated Patients
- A Novel Mucoadhesive Clobetasol Patch Is Safe and Effective for the Treatment of Erosive Oral Lichen Planus
- Impact of a Successfully Treated Status on Patient-Related Outcomes During Long-Term Supportive Periodontal Care