Une patiente âgée de 4 ans est adressée par son chirurgien-dentiste au Pôle d’Odontologie
du C.H.U. de Bordeaux. Aucun antécédent médical n’est signalé.
Rising from the chair after performing your final dental procedure of the day, you pause, letting the discomfort in your back settle before walking out. Your neck aches and your shoulders droop, and you realize it’s only Tuesday. It’s time to ask yourself how to improve your posture in the dental clinic.
O igienă orală corespunzătoare are ca avantaj evitarea multor neplăceri care pot să apară atât la nivelul dinților, cât și al mucoasei orale. La momentul actual, a avea o bună stare de sănătate oro-dentară a devenit, mai mult decât oricând, o prioritate.
The 4P medicine model focuses on a patient’s individual history and needs, not just on the symptoms of a condition. To benefit from the 4P model in dentistry, your patients need to be educated on all four aspects: predictive, preventive, personalized and participatory.
Lansată în luna iulie în România, marca elmex® oferă pacienților o gamă de soluții pentru îngrijirea orală specializată în prevenirea cariei dentare și în calmarea hipersensibilității dentinare.
The incidence of childhood dental caries in the poorest areas of Scotland is 30 percent higher than in the least deprived areas. The British Dental Association is calling for the Scottish government to work harder and faster to address this inequality. Is oral health inequality like this the norm, or is this an exception?
The challenges of patient motivation are clear. So, how can we increase patient compliance and convince patients that prevention is important? How can we ensure patients leave the clinic empowered to combat gum disease?
Dentists have an advantage when it comes to oral cancer screenings. We have ample lighting, accessible medical histories and a bird’s-eye view of a supine patient’s mouth.
Chronic diseases not only affect senior dental patients’ overall health, but may also have negative effects on their oral health. A key part of geriatric dentistry is helping elderly patients maintain a healthy mouth when they are coping with a systemic condition.
If you had mentioned evidence based dentistry (EBD) to me during my time at dental school, I most likely would have rolled my eyes. Caught up in learning specific studies and statistics, it was easy to forget the importance of having scientific evidence behind every treatment and decision. However, evidence is key to delivering good patient outcomes in dentistry.