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ADEA-ADEE Shaping the Future of Dental Education III: The impact of scientific technologies and discoveries on oral health globally

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Irina Dragan, Muhammed Walji, Barry Quinn, Marjoke Vervoorn, Lynn Johnson, Joan Davis, Lily Garcia, Richard Valachovic

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-116
JournalJournal of dental education
Volume84
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020

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Abstract

The central purpose of scientific research and emerging dental health technologies is to improve care for patients and achieve health equity. The Impact of Scientific Technologies and Discoveries on Oral Health Globally workshop conducted joint American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) 2019 conference, Shaping the Future of Dental Education III, highlighted innovative technologies and scientific discoveries to support personalized dental care in an academic and clinical setting. The 2019 workshop built upon the new ideas and way forward identified in the 2017 ADEE-ADEA joint American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) 2019 conference, Shaping the Future of Dental Education II held in London. During the most recent workshop the approach was to explore the "Teaching Clinic of the Future". This workshop was a valuable experience for highlighting opportunities and challenges for all stakeholders when aiming to incorporate new technologies to facilitate patient care and students' education.

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