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Thua Thien-Hue (VNA) – An international scientific seminar on odonto – stomatology is taking place in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, attracting over 200 leading doctors and dentists at home and abroad.

Speaking at the opening of the event on May 12, Chairman of the Vietnam Odonto-Stomatology Association (VOSA) Trinh Dinh Hai said the seminar provides a platform for participants to learn about the latest expertise and technological advances, thereby improving health care quality.

Rector of the Nippon Dental University of Japan Akira Hamura presented the latest report on Xylitol’s breakthrough impacts on tooth decay prevention.

Participants also discussed new dentistry materials, technologies used in pathological and aesthetic dentistry, and new treatment techniques.

On the sidelines of the event, an exhibition of dentistry materials and utensils was opened, displaying prestigious brands in the field.

The VOSA and the Lotte Xylitol company also signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation, under which the latter will assist Vietnam in studying and offering preventive dental care.

On the occasion, the VOSA decided to establish a Committee on Cooperation in Xylitol Dental Care, with leading dentists as its members.

Co-hosted by the VOSA and Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, the seminar will last till May 14.-VNA