Journal article

Dental implant maintenance teaching in Australia-A survey of education providers

Monique C Cheung, Matthew S Hopcraft, Ivan B Darby

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF DENTAL EDUCATION | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Implant treatments and peri-implant maintenance continue apace, while the evidence for implant maintenance and home hygiene continues to be developed. Information sources for dental practitioners and patients in peri-implant health maintenance and disease management are generally not known. This study investigated the implant maintenance topics taught, the discipline backgrounds of convenors and presenters and information delivery methods within implant dentistry teaching in Australia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An online survey was distributed to 56 convenors of implant dentistry and maintenance education programmes in Australia, garnering responses from 24 individuals which outli..

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