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Dear KAPDOH members, colleagues, friends and quests,


The theme of the 2018 General Conference of the Korean Academy of Preventive Dentistry and Oral Health is "Oral Health in Ageing Society".
It is my pleasure to invite those who are interested in this subject. This invitation is meant for all interested in oral health and dentistry, including dentists and dental hygienists.

The Conference will take place in Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea from 26-27 October 2018. The members of the Korean Academy of Preventive Dentistry and Oral Health Society are specialized dentists and dental hygienists with special interest in the prevention of oral disease and the promotion of oral health maintenance in Korea. All sessions will focus on the status and development of the oral health policies for the elderly. Education, symposia, case reports and poster sessions will provide diverse information on prevention of oral diseases and on the promotion of oral health.

We look forward to promoting international exchanges and establishing collaborations during this Conference. Sincerely,

President of KAPDOH

Brief Information

Main Theme Oral Health in Ageing Society
Date October 26-27, 2018
Location Chonnam National University School of Dentistry (5th, Dental hospital), 33 Yongbong-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
Host/Organizer Korean Academy of Preventive Dentistry and Oral Health
Sponsor Korean Dental Association
Main Program - International Symposium
- Education Session: Research methodology
- Case report: Presentation by Residents of Preventive Dentistry
- Symposium: Session 1: Regional Oral Health Research
                       /The Korean Industrial Dental Health Association
                       Session 2: The Korean Academy of the Preventive Dentistry
                       /The Korean Association of Oral Health Education
Due date for abstract October 11, 2018
Notification of Acceptance October 15, 2018
Registration period September 3 - October 17, 2018

Academic program

October 26th, Friday
행사일정 및 학술프로그램
Time Contents
13:30 - Registration & poster display 5F Lobby
6F Seminar room
14:00 - 14:20 Opening Ceremony 5F Auditorium
14:20 - 16:00 International Symposium
Keynote Lecture 1 Oral health policy for elderly in Korea
Dong-Heon Han (Seoul Nat. Univ.
Keynote Lecture 2 Research evidence and knowledge translation for successful Ageing in Japan
Tatsuo Yamamoto (Kanagawa Detnal Colleage)
16:00 – 16:20 Coffee Break
16:20 – 17:40 Symposium Session Strategy of Oral health promotion for the elderly in Korea 5F Auditorium
17:40 - 17:50 Coffee Break
17:50 – 19:00 Poster Session Poster Presentation 6F Seminar room
19:00 – 21:00 Gala Dinner 10F Dining Hall
October 27th, Saturday
행사일정 및 학술프로그램
Time Contents
09:00 – 09:30 Clinical Case Presentation
Dental Residents of Preventive Dentistry
5F Pyung Gang Hall
09:30 – 10:30 Education Session Research Methodology
Jung-Sun Kim (Chonnam Nat. Univ.)
10:30 – 12:00 Symposium 5F Pyung Gang Hall and Auditorium
Session 1 Session 2
Session 1 : Crisis of Public Oral Health in Korea Session 2 : Oral health education for elderly
12:00 – 12:30 Closing ceremony 5F Auditorium


Location : Chonnam National University School of Dentistry (5th floor, Chonnam National University Hospital)