Center for Dental Informatics

Contact: Titus Schleyer, DMD, PhD: cdi@pitt.edu

For immediate release (03/12/1998)

The Global Village of Dentistry, Internet, Intranet, Online Services for Dental Professionals

Schleyer, T.; Spallek, H.; Spallek, G.

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The Global Village of Dentistry unlocks the world of the Internet for dentists and other dental professionals. An essential guide to dentistry on the Internet, this book uses practical examples to highlight various Internet services and resources for practicing dentists, allied dental personnel, researchers, educators, and students. Topics include e-mail, dental discussion forums, World Wide Web resources, online services, and databases.

Pioneering applications such as intranets, continuing education programs, and clinical decision support systems are profiled. While this book provides a comprehensive overview of dental resources available on the Internet, it also gives in-depth advice on searching for information on the Internet.

The authors:

Titus Schleyer, DMD, PhD, is Chair of the Department of Dental Informatics at Temple University School of Dentistry, Philadelphia. A recognized expert in dental informatics, he combines research on Internet technologies with their practical application in clinical dentistry, education, and research.

Heiko Spallek, DMD, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Dental Informatics at Temple University School of Dentistry. He is an expert on technology and implementation of World Wide Web resources for medical and dental organizations.

ISBN 0-86715-345-8

Quintessence Publishing Co, Inc, 1st edition, 1998