Inter-professional education and collaboration in dentistry – current issues and concerns, in india: A narrative review

Ramprasad Vasthare, Prateek Mansingh, Kanishk Gupta

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Aim: The aim of this review article is to address the issues and concerns regarding Inter-Professional Education and Collaboration in Dentistry from an Indian perspective. Background: The field of Dentistry, Dental Sciences and Dental Education in the 21st century is evolving at a brisk pace with many professional developments in the Indian Scenario. To cater to this need and change, our methods of teaching and practicing dentistry should evolve. This is where the practice of Inter-Professional Education and Collaboration (IPEC) fits aptly and adds great value. Clinical Significance: Adopting this practice will not only hone the skills of a dentist but also allows us to learn from other professionals, gaining a deep insight into their methodologies. It enables us to take a look at situations through a bird’s eye view for comprehensive assessments and improved health outcomes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-265
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2018


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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