Laurie C. Carter DDS, PhDProfessor Emeritus, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, Richmond, Virginia
Dr. 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.
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 received the VCU Women in Science, Dentistry and Medicine Professional Achievement Award for excellence in leadership, advocacy, and mentoring. She has over 40 publications in peer-reviewed literature to her credit and has authored 5 book chapters.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Anatomic Landmarks on CBCT Scans Reliably Predict Tongue Space Measurements
- Dental Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Evidence-Based Recommendations for Flossing in Older Adults
- The Dentist's Approach to Potentially Premalignant Oral Lesions
- Early and Fast Orthodontic Tooth Movements and Risk of Developing Gingival Clefts
- An Overview of Lichen Planus/Oral Lichenoid Lesions and Potential Malignant Transformation
- Resources and Guidance for Dental Hygienists During the COVID-19 Era
- Reducing Aerosols in Dental Practice During the COVID-19 Era
- Immune Imbalance Not Bacteria is the Driving Force Behind Peri-Implant Bone Loss
- Thriving in the COVID-19 Era: Practical Aspects