The officials of the Dental Departments of Belarusian State Medical University took part in two international forums this week. So, on May 11 Saint-Petersburg hosted the XXVI International Scientific and Practical Conference of maxillofacial surgeons and dentists “New technologies in dentistry”, which was arranged by Northwest State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov and St. Petersburg Association of Dentists. BSMU was represented by the Rector, Sergey P. Rubnikovich, who not only addressed the distinguished audience with a welcoming speech, but also made a presentation entitled “The application of cell technologies in dentistry”.
Also, the Head of the Department of Surgical Dentistry, Professor Irina Pokhodenko-Chudakova, and the Deputy Head of the Department for Educational and Methodological Work, Associate Professor Ekaterina Maksimovich, prepared the report “Latent multiple organ failure in ambulatory dental patients”; the Head of the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Professor Alexander Lastovka, and Assistant of the Department, Tatyana Kakhanovich – “Modern technologies in surgical treatment of midneck cysts”; Natalya Shakovets, the Head of the Paediatric Dentistry Department, and Anna Antonenko, Assistant of the Department – “New protocol for diagnostics and risk assessment of dental caries in preschool children”; Ludmila Kazeko, the Head of the 1st Department of Therapeutic Dentistry, Viktoria Zakharova, Associate Professor of the Department of Pathological Anatomy, and Yulia Benesh, Dentist of the 11th Minsk Stomatological Polyclinic – “Peculiarities of TIMP 1 and TIMP 2 expression in rapidly progressing periodontitis”.
On May 12-13, Belarusian State Medical University was represented by the 3rd Department of Therapeutic Dentistry at the international scientific-practical conference “Dentistry of Northern Capital” and symposium “Digitization and interdisciplinary approach: from the trend to success in dentistry”. It was held under the auspices of Saint-Petersburg Stomatological Association, Russian Stomatological Association, Periodontological Association, I.P. Pavlov First State Medical University, and some other organizations. Professor Yulia Denisova, the Deputy Head of the Department for Educational and Methodical Work with the Head of the Department, Professor Ludmila Dedova, shared the conceptual principles of modern periodontology with foreign specialists.
Based on the feedback of the dentists who attended these forums, Belarusian dentists-surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, dentist-therapists, and orthodontists presented quite intriguing and topical reports which deserve proper consideration of their foreign colleagues.
Author: Oksana Kurbeko, Press Secretary; photos by Dmitry Zelenkovsky and from Open Sources
Translation: Tatiana Malkovich