Book Chapter

Career paths in organised dentistry and international organisations

A Arana, J Satur, RJ Mariño

Career Paths in Oral Health | Published : 2018


Involvement in oral health organisations and professional bodies (e.g. professional associations, specialists' organisations, etc.) can end up influencing population oral health, law and health policies. Along with their advocacy roles, this can be seen as part of oral health professionals' responsibility beyond their clinics and dental offices. Oral health professionals need to use any available opportunity to work to ensure that oral health programmes and oral health care services can achieve the expected effect. This chapter provides a description of the options and discusses the many opportunities offered by local, state, national and international dental associations and specialist orga..

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