FDI White Paper Focuses on Patient-Centered Solutions to Improve Endodontic Health

The FDI World Dental Federation has released a white paper on endodontic care calling for patient-centered solutions to improve endodontic health. The “White Paper on Endodontic Care” was published as part of FDI’s Endodontics in General Practice initiative, which is supported by Dentsply Sirona.

The paper calls for endodontic care to address a broader set of health outcomes that directly affect the patient, including patient-center outcomes in treatment guidelines and reimbursement models.

The paper calls for endodontic care to address a broader set of health outcomes that directly affect patients, including patient-centered outcomes in treatment guidelines and reimbursement models. The document outlines prevention strategies and treatment procedures, defines the scale of global burden of endodontic disease, identifies and proposes solutions to challenges and calls to action for policymakers to improve systems for endodontic care.

The paper is available at https://www.fdiworlddental.org/sites/default/files/media/resources/eigp-2019-white_paper-en.pdf

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