DENTEL 520

Global Oral Health

Course Director: Ana Lucia Seminario
Credits: 1
Quarters/Yr of Program: Winter, Spring / 2, 3, 4

Course Overview

This course provides an overview of global health inequalities and the burden of oral disease worldwide. Students will be introduced to international health care systems and the social, political, cultural, behavioral and economic factors influencing them. The course will use case studies with interactive student participation to analyze the impact of oral health on the public health system at a country level.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe global health inequalities and the burden of oral diseases at community and country levels.
  2. Identify and describe factors related to the success of inter-professional collaboration at international level.
  3. Interpret and critically analyze oral health program outcomes.
  4. Effectively articulate the strengths and weaknesses of selected oral health care systems around the world.

Date last updated: 2017-10-19