Vietnamese people are enjoying improved access to dental services.
The annual event, held jointly by the Vietnam Odonto-Stomatology Association and the National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology, with support from the World Dental Federation (FDI), attracted over 1,000 domestic and international experts.
During the three day congress, delegates will present and discuss 39 special subjects including orthopaedic jawbone surgery, orthodontics, dental implants, and periodontal treatments.
Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Heath Nguyen Thi Xuyen said that Vietnam’s odonto-maxillo-facial sector has made many important advances in recent years. The dental network has developed strongly at all levels and it is now more convenient for people to access dental services, she added.
The Deputy Minister also said that the congress provides a good opportunity for odontologists to exchange and update their knowledge, skills and techniques, and also helps Vietnamese dentists gain access to advanced methods to improve and enhance the quality of dental care and treatment in Vietnam.
An international exhibition with more than 60 exhibition booths featuring advanced odontological equipment, technologies, and products from internationally known dental companies is also taking place during the congress.