Association for Dental Education in Europe

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ADEE Tech Talks Session 1

Thursday, 24th August 2023 - 11:30 to 13:00
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90 Minute

ADEE Tech Talks Session 1
Wolfson Lecture Theatre @ The Spine
Session synopsis: 

ADEE's popular Tech Talks session that provides a platform for sharing experience of using technologies in oral health professional education returns for two sessions in 2023.



Combination of VR-haptic and plastic tooth preparation for preclinical prosthodontic training: Young dental students’ usage and learning outcomes.
Szabolcs Felszeghy, University of Eastern Finland


Crown preparations’ quality with and without practicing with patient-specific 3D-printed models assessed with intraoral scanning
Jorge Tricio, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile


Interactive Tooth Morphology and Pathology
Douglas Bean, University of Aberdeen, UK


Immersify, the Ultimate Education Platform: Transforming Educational Resources for the New Generation of Dental Learners and Academics
Chloe Barret, Immersify Education


A Novel Digital Approach: Utility of CAD technology to improve students learning & conceptual understanding of RPD design
Stephen Dunn, University of Glasgow, UK


Introduction of haptic simulations and virtual reality in post-graduate dental implantation curriculum
Maria Paz Rodriguez Hopp, University Diego Portales. Dean Faculty Health and Dentistry, Chile


Digital assessment of the clinical competence: ¿Myth or Reality? Express workshop of teacher training
Olivia Espinosa Vázquez, National Autónoma University of México (UNAM)


Affordable Haptics
James Markey, Sales Director Virteasy Dental

13:35 Closing remarks 

Carlos Serrano

Assistant Professor at the department of Dental Education Research, Development & Innovation
Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), The Netherlands

Carlos is an Assistant Professor at the department of Dental Education Research, Development & Innovation of the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA). After several years teaching at the Department of Restorative Dentistry of his alma mater, Universidad de Concepcion in Chile, his work currently focuses on the development and implementation of new technologies to bridge the transition to clinical training in dentistry and improve safety in dental training.

His work also includes assessment of students’ learning experiences and educational environments for quality assurance, while being part of ACTA’s team dedicated to further develop simulation environments which are currently used in several dental programs worldwide.

Marjoke Vervoorn

Director of Education
Academic Centre of Dentistry Amsterdam

Marjoke Vervoorn graduated in 1982 (DDS, University of Utrecht, NL), completed her PhD in 1992 (University of Groningen, NL) and since 1992 she is connected to the Academic Centre of Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA). She was Director of Education at ACTA from 2005 till 2013.

Currently she is involved in Research and Development of Dental Education with focus on learning environment and development and implementation of new technologies in dental training. Also she is involved in the Assessment Procedures for re-registration of dentists in the Netherlands and for non-EU dentists.

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