The ADVOCATE team published results of the focus groups in Denmark, identifying barriers and facilitators for Danish dental care. Seven broad themes were identified, including both barriers and facilitators: Knowledge and attitudes, Education and training, Regulation, Incentivization, Multidisciplinary approach, Access to care and the Dental professional-patient relationship. Whilst all themes were relevant to each group […]
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Achievements of the ADVOCATE project are presented at the ADVOCATE Conference and AGM in Cork on 25th and 26th March. This special newsletter edition accompanies the conferences and gives an overview of key achievements of all areas of the project. Click below to read the newsletter as an interactive PDF.
Academic detailing (AD) is a defined form of educational outreach that can be deployed to intrinsically motivate practitioners towards improving quality of care. This paper describes the design of the ADVOCATE Field Studies. This proof of concept study aims to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability and usefulness of AD, reinforced with feedback information to promote prevention-oriented, […]
The ADVOCATE Team will present two papers at the International Health Associaton World Congress 2019, 13 – 17th July 2019. The first paper explores the development of a planning model for the Oral Health Workforce, while the second paper examines the correlation between the exposure to X-Rays and the dentist’s remuneration. Needs-based planning for the […]
The first paper focusses on the design of the ADVOCATE field studies and the concept of improving oral health care using academic detailing. The second paper explores the barriers and facilitators for prevention in Danish Dental Care. Both papers have been accepted for publication on 8th February 2019. In the December 2018 edition of the […]
The EU H2020 ADVOCATE [Added Value for Oral Care] project team today announced details of the launch of first findings on the development of a new model for oral healthcare, which will take place at an International gathering in the Aula Maxima in UCC on March 25th 2019. ADVOCATE includes 11 partners from prestigious universities, […]
This December’s edition of the ADVOCATE Newsletter features highlights of 2018, including the Annual General Meeting, pre-results of PPI workshops, a quick introduction to ADVOCATE’s patient app, and ADVOCATE’s engagement with Danish health authorities to advise on quality criteria in oral healthcare systems. Click button below to access it.
Hungary is leading in orofacial cancer-related death-rate in Europe, while other oral health parameters as dental caries, tooth loss and advanced gum disease are also in the mid-low level, despite the huge preventive oral health strategies, introduced at the end of the 20-the century. Therefore, ADVOCATE partners from the Semmelweis University, (Budapest) expect promising teamwork […]
There are wide variations between EU Member States in the manner in which oral healthcare is delivered, the cost and the extent to which the cost of treatment is subsidised from state funds or through private insurance. The ADVOCATE team established this in a paper recently published in the International Dental Journal. The case study […]
Article published by EU Research. The cost of caring for oral diseases in the EU is round 80 billion Euros a year, yet these conditions can be prevented through relatively simple measures. We spoke to Professor Keneth Eaton about the work of the Added Value for Oral Care (ADVOCATE) project which is investigating how healthcare […]