From July 01st, 2022 to September 30th, 2022, Dr. DO Thi Thao, a lecturer of the faculty of Odonto-Stomatology, Can Tho University of Medicine and Pharmacy participated in Oral Medicine course at Rutgers University, including oral diseases, facial pain, and temporomandibular disorders at the School of Dental Medicine, Rutgers University, USA.
Included contents in the course:
Attending sessions about orofacial
diseases, facial neuro-muscular system, temporomandibular joint disorders, and
brain disorders. Considerations in the
dental management of patients with special medical conditions such as autism,
malnutrition, and airway disorders.
Assisting in reaching oral diseases and attending classes in
setting up a dental treatment planning for final year dental students.
treatment for patients with oral mucosal diseases, orofacial pain, and
temporomandibular disorders. Practicing biopsies techniques of oral lesions to
diagnose diseases, learning techniques of making instruments in temporomandibular
Delivering treatment for patients with special diseases including HIV/AIDS, obesity, stroke, diabetes, or post-surgery
patients with uncomplete maxillofacial anatomy due to cancers, patients with
depleted physical condition due to undergone cancer treatment in other parts of
the body, and uncooperative patients.
Attending the postgraduate journal club with other students in Orofacial Pain, and
updated other methods for academic article evaluation.
cases report and scientific research activities with other postgraduate students.
the program of oral cancer screening examination for the women in the community
at Newark, New Jersey.
there are difficulties due to different time zones and
changing environments, this course was an
opportunity for our lecturer to improve
foreign language skills, enhance professional knowledge about recognizing symptoms
and delivering treatment options for oral mucosal diseases,
clinical types of orofacial pain, and temporomandibular joint disorders. In addition, this training course helped the lecturer get access to new techniques in teaching and managing dental
students and postgraduates as well as collaborate with other
stomatologists from countries around the world, connecting with other professors at School of Dental Medicine,
pictures of Dr. DO Thi Thao during the course:
Dr. DO Thi Thao at Rutgers University, USA.
Participating in the treatment for patients at
Clinical cases report with lecturers and resident
Photo taken with Prof. Cecile A. Feldman, Dean of
the School of Dental Medicine and professors of the departments
Participated in oral cancer screening for people in
the local community
Receiving Certificate of Participation from the
Director, Prof. Mahnaz Fatahzadeh
For further information, please contact:
Science-Technology and External Relations
Can Tho University of Medicine and Pharmacy
179 Nguyen Van Cu Street, Ninh Kieu District,
Can Tho City, Vietnam
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