YOLANDE KOFFI GNAGNE | ASSOC. PROF. DR.

May 7, 2019 | 24th BaSS Congress | INVITED LECTURERS

Biography

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yolande KOFFI GNAGNE

Yolande Gangne is an Associate Professor, in the School of Dentistry, University Félix HouphouëtBoigny,

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. She is currently Dean of the School of Dentistry. 1991-1997 Clinical
Head Assistant. 1998- 2003 Assistant Professor. In 2004 she became Associate Professor. In 2018
FDI- CEO of continuing Education for Africa. 2016-2018 FDI – CEO of continuing Education for
Francophone AFRICA. In 2010, Yolande was Dean of the Dental School of Abidjan. In 2009 Head of
the Department of Operative dentistry and endodontics. In 2003 Head of the Dental Clinic Center of
the Dental School. 2000 – 2003 Vice Dean in charge of research, student matters and external
relations. 1998 – 2015 Vice President of AOSCI, the Ivorian dental association. 2004 Post-Doctoral
Degree in university Education. 1995 Doctor in Odontological Sciences, University of Abidjan. 1990
Post graduate Certificate in Conservative Dentistry, University of Toulouse, France. In 1989, she
received Postgraduate Certificate in Forensic Dental Studies, University of Toulouse, France. In 1988,
Yolande Gangne received Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Public Health, University of Bordeaux,
France. In 1987, she received Postgraduate Certificate in Buccal Biology, University of Bordeaux,
France. In 1986, Yolande Gangne was awarded Doctor in Dental Surgery, University of Bordeaux,
France.


Abstract Synopsis

”ADAPTING TREATMENT TO THE NEEDS OF THE POPULATION: NON INVASIVE TREATMENT OF SUB-CLINICAL LESIONS CAUSED BY FOOD AND
DRINK ”

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yolande KOFFI GNAGNE
Associate Professor in restorative dentistry and Endodontics
Abidjan School of Dentistry -Felix Houphouet Boigny University, Abidjan , COTE d’IVOIRE

ABSTRACT

Nowadays and in our context of exercise, diet plays an important role in the occurrence of
many diseases and our populations are used to consult late. However, carious and erosive
diseases linked to the consumption of even traditional food drinks are increasingly common…
The objective of our presentation is to highlight the importance of early management of these
dental diseases for the preservation of dental tissue in populations that have developed habits
favorable to the occurrence of these diseases, starting with an infra-clinical phase during
which treatment is more beneficial and less costly. This presentation is an answer to 3
questions when? whty? How? Is the treatment of sub-clinical lesions performed?.
. First we describe the harmful habits and aggressive power of the drinking water we have
chosen to study in order to raise awareness among our populations. Then we recall the
diagnostic elements of sub-clinical pathological manifestations before presenting the
therapeutic approach adapted to the infra-clinical phase of the diseases and the means of
treatment. Only the motivation for early and systematic consultation of the dentist by the
population will allow its implementation and a better oral or even general health of the
sensitized and treated population.
KEYWORDS: Beverages, remineralization, sub-clinical lesion, demineralization, erosion