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How Mobile Technologies Can Change the Way We Interact with Our Patients

COURSE NUMBER: 602

Mario Rui Araujo, PhD, M. Psych, BSDH

Credit Hours:

1 Hour(s)

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Research has shown apps and text messages are effective tools for promoting behavioral changes needed to help treat oral diseases. Those strategies can be used as an important promoter of behavioral change and knowledge gained about ora...

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Overview

Research has shown apps and text messages are effective tools for promoting behavioral changes needed to help treat oral diseases. Those strategies can be used as an important promoter of behavioral change and knowledge gained about oral health.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Sep 14, 2020

  • Last Revision Date:

    NA

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Sep 13, 2023

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    550

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Discuss the role of dental biofilm control on oral health.
  • Discuss the role of behavior modification strategies in oral health.
  • Discuss the role of communication in changing oral health behaviors.
  • Evaluate the possible implementation of using mobile technologies in the oral health profession.

Disclaimers

P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein. Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy. Note:  Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Araujo is a member of Procter & Gamble’s Global Dental Hygiene Advisory Board.

Mario Rui Araujo

PhD, M. Psych, BSDH

Mario has a Master's degree in Health Psychology (1999) and a PhD in Psychology (2021) by the University of Lisbon (Psychology School). His research in the area of behaviour change focuses in the use of different technologies to enhance the ...

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