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LAVEZ, Geovane Praxedes; LINO-JR, Hélion  e  SILVA, Ricardo Henrique Alves da. The teledentistry use to the forensic odontology teaching: a case report. Rev. ABENO [online]. 2015, vol.15, n.2, pp. 95-104. ISSN 1679-5954.

We live today in a society full of technology and digital systems. In search of a complementary mechanism for education, was created the Teledentistry, with intention to collaborate and provide better technical conditions and new environment for education. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the importance of Teledentistry at University of São Paulo - School of Dentistry of Ribeirão Preto (FORP/USP) and how the Forensic Odontology at FORP/USP has used this virtual platform as a resource of the teach-learning process. FORP/USP has an Applied Digital Dental Education Polo, which provides and develops the operating conditions for teachers and students, aiming to complement the teaching and learning of students, both undergraduate and graduate and extension services, using the digital media as an educational tool Among the various tools, teledentistry, an Interactive System to Support Teaching and Learning, whose main mission is to offer virtual teaching tools, which is described in this experience report. The digital dentistry applied to education has as main purpose to offer an auxiliary educational virtual instrument for teachers, and it turns out that in the case of Forensic Dentistry is used through the providing didactic activities for fixation of the contents, such as: complementary texts, material to allow a directed study, discussion forums that allow personal expressions on topics of interest in the area and practical exercises relating to the practice in Forensic Dentistry. We conclude that the use of this teaching methodology has shown positive results, adding value in professional formation and enabling diversified moments of study, beyond the classroom.

Palavras-chave : Forensic Dentistry.; Teaching Materials.; Education, Distance..

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