On November 22 a joint International Teleconference “Actual Aspects of Dental Practice” was held, organized by the Department of Pediatric Dentistry of the Belarusian State Medical University and the Department of Dentistry No. 1 of the Ivanovo State Medical Academy.
Head of the BSMU Department of Pediatric Dentistry, MD, Professor Tatiana N. Terekhova stressed out in her welcome speech that the cooperation of two universities is important not only for the development of professional and scientific specialists, but also for integration into the global medical community.
Participants of the teleconference were also welcomed by the head of Department of Dentistry №1 of Ivanovo State Medical Academy, Ph.D, Associate Professor Sharora F. Dzhuraeva. She noted the active desire of students of the Faculty of Dentistry for multifaceted joint activities, which undoubtedly develops professional and communication skills of young people.
Report of the 4th year student of the Faculty of Dentistry of Ivanovo State Medical Academy D. Pitenina on the topic "The use of autoplasma in inflammatory periodontal diseases" was devoted to the review of key areas in periodontology. The speaker revealed the current problems of the etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal disease, analyzed treatment guidelines using platelet-rich plasma.
Assistant of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry of the Belarusian State Medical University, Ph.D., Olga M. Leonovich showed a possibility to establish long-term contact and interaction with young patients and their parents using psychological methods of controlling child’s behavior in the report on the topic “Features of сhildren's adaptation to dental appointment”.
A 4th year student of the Faculty of Dentistry of Ivanovo State Medical Academy M. Mardanyan in a report on the topic “Possibilities of modern X-ray methods in dental practice” presented the advantages and disadvantages of various methods of radiation diagnosis with illustrative clinical examples and application in dentistry.
The reports aroused keen interest among the participants of the teleconference. The possibility of further implementation of projects and deepening cooperation was also discussed.
The gratitude was expressed to all participants of the teleconference, as well as to the information technology services of universities, who provided high-level remote communication of colleagues.