Dentists Leaders in Health: Thinking Outside of the Mouth: Audiovisual Presentation

December 5, 2011
 

Are dentists placing too much emphasis on restoration rather than prevention? What is the primary role of a dentist—as a health professional or disease facilitator? In this thought-provoking audiovisual presentation, the authors challenge dentists to re-examine how they deliver care to patients. The authors believe the profession should fully embrace new knowledge connecting the mouth to overall health and take part in a health-focused, sustainable transformation towards a risk management and preventive approach to care.

 

 

THE AUTHORS

 

Dr. Pariseau is a general practitioner in Kanata, Ontario. Email: toothdoc@rogers.com

Dr. McConnachie is a pediatric dentist in Ottawa. Email: ian.mcconnachie@bellnet.ca

Visit the authors' blog and join the conversation: www.shapingthefutureofdentistry.org

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