Support and training through transferral of skills from general to community dentistry
(if needed) will be provided.
Cleaton-Jones, Trends in Dental Caries in Latin American and Caribbean 5-6 and 11-13 Years Old Children: a Systematic Review, Community Dentistry
and Oral Epidemiology, 31 152, (2003).
The failure to invest in community dentistry
is hurting patients who can't always be cared for in traditional settings.
Diagnosis was visual with a plain mouth mirror used to assist visibility and cotton rolls were employed to remove any plaque or debris, where necessary, all teeth and surfaces were examined for caries using the British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry
(BASCD) criteria3 and scoring system.
The contents of the published articles were grouped into 10 individual dental specialty articles namely oral pathology and microbiology, oral medicine and radiology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, pedodontics, periodontics, conservative dentistry and endodontics, prosthodontics, orthodontics, community dentistry
, and implantology.
He said that the conference will be contributing to a step change in providing a treatment of Maxillofacial trauma with multidisciplinary approach including Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine, Laser Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Anesthesia, Dental Management, Dental Marketing, Dental Emergency, Dental Ethics, Dental Hygiene, Cosmetic Dentistry, Community Dentistry
and Behavioral Dentistry.
Prasanna Jayasekera, Consultant in Community Dentistry
of the National Cancer Control Program.
Currently working as an Associate Professor and Head of the preventive and community dentistry
department at the Fatima Memorial Hospital and College of Dentistry, he is teaching undergraduates in the college and doing community dental health services.
Published in the February issue of Community Dentistry
and Oral Epidemiology, the study compared second-grade children in Calgary against those in Edmonton, where community drinking water fluoridation is ongoing.
As well as providing a community dentistry
service, the centre also helps to train dentists.
Later on Community dentistry
and oral biology departments were added.
Mulder, "Malocclusion and orthodontic treatment need of 15-74-year-old Dutch adults," Community Dentistry
and Oral Epidemiology, vol.