For their work on the economic impacts of dental diseases, Stefan Listl and his co-authors were recently announced to be awarded with the Sunstar World Perio Research Award (1st place).The award is granted in recognition of outstanding research on the relationship between periodontal diseases and systemic health. It comprises a monetary reward of US-$ 10.000, full registration and lodging for this year's European Periodontology Congress (EuroPerio), and a commemorative trophy which will be presented at the award ceremony on 22nd June 2018 in Amsterdam. Read more
This paper suggests that the global economic impact of dental diseases amounted to US$442 billion in 2010. Improvements in population oral health may imply substantial economic benefits not only regarding reduced treatment costs but also because of fewer productivity losses in the labour market.
Stefan Listl is member of the theme Healthcare improvement science.
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