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WP9 Workpackage on cross-border care in dentistry

Lead beneficiary: Technische Universitšt Berlin, Dr Dimitra Panteli


  • To establish what mechanisms are in place to maintain and enhance the quality of dental care in partner countries?

    • Which bodies are involved in the development of those mechanisms?

    • How do these mechanisms differ among countries?

  • What are the locations in Europe where cross-border movement for dental care is most prevalent?

  • How do patients seek and obtain care abroad? (process)

  • What are the reasons for patients to seek dental care abroad?

  • What are the effects of cross-border dentistry on the local health system?


  • Literature review on dental speciality organisations working at the European level

  • Questionnaire and semi-structured interviews to establish the systems in place to maintain professional standards and the existence and use of guidelines

  • Case studies with in-depth interviews in Austria, Hungary, Germany and Estonia/Finland

For publications related to this work package, please click here


WP1 Health care professionals
WP2 Treatment pathways in Different Countries
WP3 Medical Records and Systems of Data Collection
WP4 Prescription and Medicines
WP5 Patient Choice & Public Reporting
WP6 Long Term Care
WP7 Hospital Collaborations
WP8 Telemedicine/eHealth
WP9 Cross-border Care in Dentistry
WP10 Media Reporting of Quality of Care
WP11 Assessment of the Scale of Cross-border Care
WP12 Potential Implications: Lessons Learnt; Policy Recommendations
WP13 Dissemination

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