Participants at the 2017 Public Health Think Tank created a wide range of creative interventions for improving oral and dental wellbeing. Take a look at the team presentations and abstracts!
During the 2017 Public Health Think Tank, participants attended lectures and workshops on dental and oral wellbeing, public health interventions, and public speaking. View the speaker presentations here!
The 2017 PHTT Core Team is excited to announce our third speaker: Dr. Shiamaa Al Mashhadani. As a member of the Dental Services Department at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Dr. Al Mashhadani has spearheaded the ‘Dubai Smiles Healthy’ initiative, and has also been involved in implementing the first oral health survey for the emirate of Dubai in 2013.
Although often take for granted, good oral health is essential to eating and communicating comfortably, both of which can significantly contribute to one’s quality of life. Asides from these macroscopic effects, oral health has also been linked to some ailments that are harder to detect, such as cardiovascular disease. Click here to read more!