Presentation: ADVOCATE Field Studies: Using Academic Detailing to Improve Oral Health Care

Academic Detailing is an educational outreach that can be deployed to improve quality of care. This study describes the results of the ADVOCATE Field Studies; a proof of concept study aimed at evaluating whether Academic Detailing, reinforced with feedback information, can be used to intrinsically motivate general dental practitioners (GDPs) towards more prevention-oriented, patient-centred, and evidence-based oral health care delivery.

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Fatiha Baâdoudi Denise Duijster, Fatima Ali, Neal Maskrey, ADVOCATE consortium, Geert van der Heijden. ADVOCATE Field Studies: Using Academic Detailing to Improve Oral Health Care. 96th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR & IADR Pan European Regional Congress – London, England – July 22-25, 2018. Abstract #0259: https://iadr2018.zerista.com/event/member?item_id=8060152

Presentation: Utilization of Oral Prevention in a Market with Free Prices

Warranting preventive- and quality-oriented dental care remains a longstanding and challenging endeavor. In the Netherlands, dentists were allowed to set the prices for their dental services themselves during the year 2012 in replacement of a previously existing price ceiling with maximum tariffs. The ADVOCATE team exploited this unique natural experiment to determine price-elasticities of demand for preventive dental care.

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Trescher A, Gabel F, van der Galien O, ADVOCATE Consortium, Listl S, Kalmus O: Utilization of Oral Prevention in a Market with Free Prices. EuHEA 2018 Maastricht, Netherlands. https://www.euhea.eu/abstracts_conference_2018.html