Jackie Stuart

BDSc, PhD, Adjunct lecturer, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Qld

Medicine and dentistry: Shall ever the twain meet?

The two professions have evolved with different social drivers and scientific underpinnings, with only a recent appreciation of the connections between the health of the mouth and the body.

Medicine and dentistry: Understanding the language of dentistry

Education in oral health literacy is key, and timely referral to dental practitioners may provide better patient outcomes with fewer potentially preventable hospitalisations.