The second study has recently been published which compare a poster and a Dental Trauma app. Results: Both a poster and a mobile healthcare application are effective in delivering dental trauma information to parents. The majority of respondents preferred the mobil application (66%). A mobile healthcare information delivery system can be a useful tool for the emergency responder to obtain information regarding techniques for handling dental trauma that are evidence based.
Study: Iskander M, Lou J, Wells M, Scarbecz M. A poster and a mobile healthcare application as information tools for dental trauma management. Dent Traumatol 2016;32:457-463.
The first study ever has now been published at MedLine (Pub Med) to assess the knowledge of emergency management of tooth avulsion in a group of schoolteachers, and to compare the effects of three different educational interventions. The results shows that the DENTAL TRAUMA app is an effective means of providing accessible knowledge to guide laypeople in managing tooth avulsion, and it can be superior to a lecture based delivery of information.
See link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/edt.12298/full
Djemal and Singh* have found only two apps (AcciDent and Dental Trauma app) which presents reliable information to both patients and dentists concerning a dental trauma. The Dental Trauma app has also the endorsement of IADT (International Association of Dental Traumatology) and is presented in 18 languages.
*Djemal S, Singh P. Smartphones and dental trauma: the current availability of apps for managing traumatic dental injuries. Dent Traumatol 2016;32:52-57.
Invited speaker at the Dental Highschool in Stockholm December 17, 2015. Titles: Dental and jaw injuries in Sports and A travel through the world of dental traumas.
Has been elected a "Foundation Fellow" by International Association of Dental Traumatology (IADT).
The Dental Trauma app is now available also in the German and Italian languages.
Invited speaker at the Dental Highschool in Stockholm December 18-19, 2014. Titles: Dental and jaw injuries in Sports and A travel through the world of dental traumas.
The Dental Trauma app is soon translated into Italian and German.
Invited speaker at the Dental Highschool in Stockholm December 19, 2013. A six hour seminar with dental students. Title: A travel through the dental trauma history with special interest in sports. Clinical and public health reflections.
The Dental Trauma app could now be found at the link: www.internetodontologi.se
Invited speaker at Odontologiska dagarna October 3-4, 2013. An arrangement by Uppsala County council. Title: ABOUT DENTAL TRAUMA YESTERDAY, TODAY AND IN THE FUTURE.
Now you can tell your FaceBook friends about the DENTAL TRAUMA app because it has been given a share function.
The app DENTAL TRAUMA is endorsed by IADT (International Association of Dental Traumatology) and is available at the IADT Home page. CE certification performed.
Invited speaker at a seminar for dentists during specialisation in surgery and pedodontics, April 18 at Malmö Dental University.
The app DENTAL TRAUMA is offered to every participant at the Dutch Society of Endodontology Conference in Netherlands March 23, 2013.
Presented "Care of dental trauma at the scene of accident" at the Swedish Soccer Association medical conference January 25-26 2013 in Stockholm.
Visited Copenhagen trauma symposium October 2012 - "Update on treatment of severe healing complications after dental trauma".
Visited the 17th World Congress in Dental Traumatology in Rio de Janeiro.
The App "DENTAL TRAUMA", about Dental Trauma First Aid, can be downloaded on iTunes (Apple) HERE,
or on Google Play (Android) HERE.
The app is translated into the following languages: Swedish, English, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese, Turkish, Danish, Greek, Russian, Norwegian, Polish, French, Malay, Finnish, Italian and German. More languages are welcome. The app could be found in 66 countries on five continents.
Presented acute dental trauma care to Ear, Nose and Throat specialists at Linköping University Hospital.
The selling of the Manual has begun
Presented a Dental Trauma Course
Presentation at a Congress in Dubai