28 Jun 2024

Oral-B and CAPP collaborate to deliver an event on principles of managing complex patient care in dentistry

On the evening of 27 June 2024, Oral-B and the Center for Advanced Professional Practices (CAPP) came together to host an insightful event dedicated to the principles of managing complex patient care in dentistry. This event, was held at the Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City in Dubai, UAE, brought dental hygienists and dental professionals up-to-date with the latest best practices and strategies in the field.
Oral-B and CAPP collaborate to deliver an event on principles of managing complex patient care in dentistry

(Photo: CAPP Events & Training)

The event targeted professionals in general dentistry and oral hygiene, featuring distinguished speakers Dr. Abdelhakim El Gheriani from the UAE, Dr. Maurizio Martini from Italy, and Roxana Tabrizian from Canada, who shared their expertise.

With the growing recognition of the importance of oral health to general health and the increasing emphasis on smile aesthetics in popular culture, dental treatment has become more prominent. The event reviewed the roles of dental hygienists, periodontists, and orthodontists, focusing on managing patients requiring the concurrent attention of these specialists. The presentation emphasized the necessity of maintaining optimal oral health and hygiene for successful dental treatment outcomes and the importance of effective communication among dental professionals.

The lecture delved into the nature and etiology of periodontic-orthodontic issues, offering strategies for managing these complex cases. Additionally, protocols for patient follow-up and home care instructions were discussed, providing attendees with practical knowledge to apply in their practices.

Participants gained a comprehensive understanding of the pathophysiology of dental and periodontal diseases, the impact of orthodontic tooth movement on periodontal health, and the incorporation of best oral hygiene practices to achieve superior treatment outcomes. The event also explored strategies for enhancing collaboration among general dentists, pedodontists, periodontists, orthodontists, and hygienists to optimize patient health and welfare.

The event was CME accredited, adding significant value to the professional development of attendees. This collaboration between Oral-B and CAPP represented a unique opportunity for dental professionals to expand their knowledge, engage with peers, and stay at the forefront of advancements in dental care and patient management.