Inequalities In Oral Health Amongst People With Disabilities: A Call For Action
At the population level people with disabilities experience poorer oral health in comparison to the population that do not identify as living with a disability. Such inequalities are unjust. The speakers in this symposium will address this issue from several different perspectives, to provide a framework for addressing these inequalities...Read more
Behaviour support techniques for our diverse patients (sedation and general anaesthesia).
This symposium explores a broad range of techniques to support behaviour in adults with a variety of disabilities. Attendees will explore international issues around behaviour support with experienced clinicians and researchers from around the world. Attendees will follow the story of how behaviour support can be tailored to patients with autism, with dental phobia and with dementia...Read more
Connecting Bridge For Disability And Oral Health Among Asian Countries
Dental home establishment for people with special needs.
1. It is important to establish dental home as oral health safety nets for people with special needs.
2. The collaboration of dental associations and government as well as other countries(AADOH) is critical to set up the dental home for people with special needs ...Read more
Transitioning the SHCN patient from one practice to another. Paediatric to Adult
To present current evidence and formalized process of transitioning from paediatric to adult care.
This symposium will present the formalized process to aid in transitioning , will discuss research conducted with respect to perceived barriers , how the use of this process is working in a pediatric and GP environment ...Read more
Rare disease and genetic disorders: special care dentistry.
Orofacial function in rare diseases.
1. An overview on how orofacial dysfunction are manifested in this population and how this could have impact on oral health and quality of life.
2. Mun-H-Center, an orofacial resource center for rare diseases, have collected information on orofacial function in rare diseases since 1996. ...Read more
Special Care Dentistry in Remote and Regional Australia.
The Australian context - navigating cultural safety and the consequences of complex co-morbidities in providing oral health services to Indigenous Australians.
Dentistry on the run - hospital dentistry and managing urgent referrals for the transdisciplinary management Rheumatic Heart Disease, oncology and transplant patients. ...Read more