Status of Mongolian dentistry viewed from information resources and selection of adhesive dental restorative materials and continuing education

접착성 치과수복재료에 대한 정보습득과 선택 및 평생교육을 통해 본 몽골 치과계의 현황

  • Received : 2015.11.06
  • Accepted : 2015.12.01
  • Published : 2015.12.31


Purpose: To investigate the information acquisition, selection criteria and selection methods of Mongolian dentists regarding adhesive agents for bonded restorations, and to provide future direction for continuing education. Materials and Methods: One hundred Mongolian dentists were interviewed and asked to complete a questionnaire containing 7 questions on general information about the responder, 8 questions on information acquisition and selection of bonded restoration agents, and 10 questions on continuing education. Results: Objective and credible information regarding bonded restoration materials were not being acquired, and logical material selection was not being made. The extent of continuing education was inadequate and not enough information regarding education was being acquired. The participants responded positively to online supplementary education. Conclusion: A systemized approach needs to be established in Mongolian dentistry to enable organized delivery of evidence-based guidelines and information, and logical selection of the numerous and various bonded restoration agents. Furthermore, the education of dentists, through various means, is required to enable proper use of the selected materials.


Mongolia;adhesive restoration materials;information;continuing education


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