The ethical responsibility of teaching
DDS, PhD, Prof hc, Professor
If you were a general, going to war, you would teach your students warfare, strategies and tactical movements to reach your objective to defeat the enemy. In order to do so you accept that people would die, some on your enemy side and some within your own troops. If you were a physician, you would teach your students how to prevent and treat diseases. Would you teach them how to kill a human being? – Of course not, since physicians must comply with the Hippocratic Oath. |full text| |read PDF|
Recommended action plans for oral health in older Europeans
Anastassia E. Kossioni
DDS, MSc, PhD
The current oral health delivery system fails to meet the oral health care needs of many population groups, including the frail and care-dependent older people. Physical and mental illness, frailty and care dependency, socioeconomic inequalities, living in nursing homes, unhealthy diet, smoking, poor oral health literacy, lack of effective oral health policies…|full text| |read PDF|
Stage-level analysis: five years dedicated to the dental community
DDS, PhD, Professor
Now, in the 5th year of the Stomatology Edu Journal’s existence (Stoma Edu J), I have the pleasure and honor to carry out an analysis of the main events that have been going on since its foundation. It has not been easy and neither was it uncomplicated to contact the most important national and international personalities in the field of research, education and dental practice. |full text| |read PDF|
ESCD congress in Zagreb a “truly international meeting”
ZAGREB, Croatia: The 14th annual meeting of the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry (ESCD) celebrated the discipline with an exceptional scientific programme that featured 32 speakers from 17 countries and a diverse audience. Among the social highlights was the society’s welcome of new ESCD members with a traditional cap and gown ceremony at the presidential dinner.
Telemedicine in dentistry as the gold standard of improving access to oral health care
Technology in the form of a smartphone and electronic media has penetrated into our lives no matter whether we live, in the country side or the city. There are numerous isolated villages and communities that do not have access to specialized medical care, the more so to dental care and prevention. Today, technology proposes a paradigm shift towards better interprofessional communication that helps both physicians and patients.
CONTINUING EDUCATION ONLINE
From The Journal of the American Dental Association
Vázquez-Otero C, Vamos CA, Thompson EL, Merrell LK, Griner SB, Kline NS, Catalanotto FA, Giuliano AR, Daley EM.
Assessing dentists’ human papillomavirus-related health literacy for oropharyngeal cancer prevention
J Am Dent Assoc. 2018 Jan;149(1):9-17.
PMID: 29031503. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2017.08.021.
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