Teachers, students, clinical residents, students of the Faculty of Advanced Training and Retraining took part in the International Conference “Current Issues of Pediatric Dentistry”, which became an annual event between the Departments of Pediatric Dentistry at Volgograd State Medical University and Belarusian State Medical University.
The head of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Volgograd State Medical University, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Irina Fomenko, Dean of the Dental Faculty, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Dmitry Mikhalchenko, Professor of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Volgograd State Medical University, Doctor of Medicine, Professor Elena Maslak, Head of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Belarusian State Medical University, Doctor of Medicine, Professor Natalya Shakovets extended their greetings to the participants.
The conference was opened by Olga Romanova, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry of Belarusian State Medical University with a report “Dentist's tactics in traumatic dental injuries with incomplete root formation”. She highlighted in detail the current methods of treating teeth with incomplete root formation in trauma in children. In her report, data on medicines used in dental pulp therapy in children were systematized. The author has demonstrated her own results of the method in clinic.
Yulian Kroman, a postgraduate student of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Volgograd State Medical University of the Russian Ministry of Health, presented a report “A differentiated approach to determining the indications and treatment of ankyloglossia in children”. His performance was very well illustrated with a large number of photographs. He detailed the tactics of managing patients with pathology of the lingual frenum.
In the report of Yuri Zenkevich, assistant of BSMU Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Alexander Korsak, Candidate of Medical Sciences Associate Professor of the same department, the results of complex treatment of children with congenital pathology were presented. The authors shared their many years of experience in the application of highly effective treatment methods. The report aroused great interest from Volgograd colleagues in connection with the differences in the interdisciplinary approach to providing comprehensive assistance to children with this pathology.
The conference was completed by the report of the Assistant of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry of Volgograd State Medical University Asiyat Shkhagosheva “Fissure sealing in children from the point of view of evidence-based medicine”. After that, a discussion began among the faculty staff on modern approaches to the method of preventing dental caries and the materials used. A positive aspect of the conference was the participation with reports of pediatric dentists of therapeutic and surgical profiles.
The Volgograd side expressed a desire to organize an exchange of students within the framework of the concluded agreement on cooperation between universities, which will further contribute to the strengthening of ties.
Author: Olga Romanova, Associate Professor of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Nadezhda Chernyavskaya, Assistant of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Belarusian State Medical University;
Photo from the archive of the department and public sources;
Author: Anastasiya Karnacheva.