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Add to calendar09/16/2021 07:00 PM09/16/2021 08:30 PMEurope/LondonP130 Malocclusion and Orthodontic Treatment: Psychosocial Outcomes Live webinar to be watched on https://www.prodentalcpd.com/webinars/p130-malocclusion-and-orthodontic-treatmentpsychosocial-outcomeshttps://www.prodentalcpd.com/webinars/p130-malocclusion-and-orthodontic-treatmentpsychosocial-outcomesalIHTtVFDzTdPiVcqmOL111110
Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? Does malocclusion impact on psychosocial well-being? What motivates people to seek orthodontic treatment? What influences their decision-making and expectations of treatment? Is there evidence to support the view that orthodontic treatment improves well-being and quality of life?
This recorded webinar explores these key questions incorporating evidence from the current research literature.
To explore the psychosocial impact of malocclusion
To examine patient expectations and motivations in relation to orthodontic decision making and treatment outcomes
To review current evidence on whether orthodontic treatment improves well-being and quality of life
On completion of the webinar, you will understand the psychosocial impacts of malocclusion, factors that can influence patient’s expectations and decision making, and current evidence on health gains from orthodontic treatment.
Professor Sarah Baker PhD CPsychol
Professor of Psychology as applied to Dentistry
Sarah Baker is a Professor of Psychology as applied to Dentistry at the School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, and is a Chartered Health Psychologist with the British Psychological Society. She is currently Head of the Unit of Oral Health, Dentistry and Society which includes Paediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Dental Public Health and Primary Dental Care. She has a particular interest in what influences people’s experiences of their oral health and dental treatment and has worked on several projects in relation to malocclusion, dental trauma, dental anxiety and phobia, periodontitis, dentine hypersensitivity, xerostomia, head and neck cancer, and orthodontic-orthognathic treatment. She is Past President of the Behavioural, Epidemiological and Health Services Research Division of the International Association of Dental Research, a 2018 IADR Distinguished Scientist, and is the Editor-in-Chief for the international journal Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology.