Dental education said to be low in Ghana


Dental education said to be low in GhanaDr George Nana Brown, Dean of City of London Dental School Post Graduate Programme in West Africa has observed that the neglect of dental education in Ghana was increasing general disease burden.
He said the mouth remained a major entrance to the body, thus education on oral health was crucial for the prevention of many health complications.
Dr Brown said this at a free dental medical outreach termed “United Kingdom Charity – Ghana Dental Roadshow” in the Hohoe Municipality.
Dr Brown noted that dental health professionals within the health system were inadequate and called on stakeholders to help increase the number and prioritse education on oral health.
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