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Mario Rui Araujo PhD, MPsych, BSc(DH), RDH Patients may have reasons for changing, but they also have reasons for not doing so. Our work as health professionals involves assuming the role of health educators and providing the tools that can...
  • May 5, 2021
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Dr Linda Stein RDH, MSc, PhD Health literacy is essential at the dental clinic, in the communities, and within the interprofessional public health practice. Lately, organizations like WHO and EU have emphasized the importance of health literacy friendly health services,...
  • May 4, 2021
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Bec Johnson CEO, Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre This is my story from my diagnosis with type 1 diabetes to the establishment of the Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre – and all the adventures along the way. Biography: Diagnosed with...
  • May 4, 2021
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Dr Annalene Weston Dentolegal Consultant Consent occupies a fascinating space in the dento-legal landscape not least of which because it is the key factor in the majority of legal claims globally. This presentation aims to help practitioners understand the challenges...
  • March 29, 2021
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Professor Hien Chi Ngo BDS, MDS, PhD, Grad Cert. HEd, FICD, FADI, FPFA Dental caries is a major health burden to the community and its effect on the well-being of individuals cannot be underestimated. Its impacts include high financial burden,...
  • March 8, 2021
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Lauren Church, Kay Franks, Janet Wallace A new international outreach placement was developed by the University of Newcastle Australia, for their Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy program. It was introduced to provide final year students with a ‘real world’ experience of...
  • June 21, 2019
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Rebecca Chen, Dr Grace Wong, Dr Carrie Tsai Digital Learning for all Future Oral Health Practitioners to enhance prevention focused caries management. Aims: To assess the effectiveness and acceptance of a simulated electronic health record teaching tool to enhance students to...
  • June 21, 2019
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Arish Naresh  The International Oral Health Association was launched at the 4th Malaysian Dental Therapists’ Scientific Conference on Saturday 6th April 2019 in Kuala Lumpur. This significant day also marked the inaugural International Dental and Oral Health Therapy Day, and...
  • June 21, 2019
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Dr Kumar Raghav Dental anxiety and phobia are leading causes of avoidance of dental treatment and can make behaviour management challenging for dental professionals. VRET is an established treatment for several forms of phobias such as fear of flying, fear...
  • June 18, 2019
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Dr John Skinner and Boe Rambaldini We will present an overview of the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health at The University of Sydney with a particular focus on the oral health and workforce aspects of our program of work. We...
  • June 18, 2019
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