This clinically oriented book presents the state of the art in e-health care within dentistry and oral medicine (“e-oral health”) with the aim of acquainting dentists and other oral health care professionals with its uses and advantages, especially with regard to diagnosis. It will assist all who wish to learn about teledentistry protocols and the e-oral health branch or to implement e-oral health solutions and procedures in clinical practice. The book opens by discussing general aspects of e-oral health, including tools, networks, and the very important ethical considerations. The use and specific benefits of e-oral health technologies in the diagnosis of different conditions, orthodontic assessment, implantology evaluation, and caries prevention are then fully explained. Finally, examples are provided of the ways in which teledentistry functions in different countries on different continents. e-Oral health is a burgeoning field that encompasses teledentistry as well as other uses of information and communication technologies for oral health care purposes. This book will be an ideal guide for not only dentists but also dental hygienists, dental nurses, and other professionals.
• Presents the state of the art in e-oral health for dentists and other oral health care professionals
• Explains the uses and specific benefits of e-oral health technologies
• Provides examples of the use of teledentistry around the world
Nicolas P.B. Giraudeau gained his DDS from the University of Montpellier, France, in 2009 and completed an MSc at the university in the following year. In 2014 he successfully completed a thesis on legal considerations relating to teledentistry at the Centre Européen d’Enseignement et de Recherche Droit et Santé (European Center for Education and Research in Law and Health), Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Montpellier. Since 2010, Dr. Giraudeau has worked in the Odontology Service of University Hospital of Montpellier, in the Departments of Pediatric Odontology, operative dentistry and Public Health. He is now an associate Professor in University of Montpellier. Dr. Giraudeau is the author of a number of articles and other publications on teledentistry. He has delivered presentations on teledentistry across the world and since 2017 he is the treasurer of the « e-oral health network » in IADR. He is also the secretary of the Chaire e-health in the Foundation of University of Montpellier.