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:
- Personal Oral Hygiene Interval Influences the Correlation Between Plaque Accumulation and Gingival Inflammation in Patients Engaged in a Periodontal Maintenance Program
- Adopting Dental Radiographic Guidelines for Selection Criteria
- Digital Impressions Resulted in Shorter Clinical Adjustment Time Than Conventional Impressions for Solitary Posterior Crowns
- Cervical Spine Injuries in Facial Fracture Patients − Injury Mechanism and Fracture Type Matter
- 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