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BDA urges action on service in "crisis"
OVER 14.5 million fewer dental treatments were delivered in England between the March lockdown and September compared to the same period last year and 70 per cent of practices are now operating at less than half their pre-pandemic capacity, according to the British Dental Association.
Corridor care returns in EDs
THE number of patients waiting on trolleys in emergency departments in England increased by 50 per cent in October, with patients waiting longer than 12 hours from decision to admission having quadrupled from September 2020.
Domestic abuse and remote consulting
HOUSEHOLD isolation measures during the pandemic have increased risks for those under threat from domestic abuse. A majority of clinical interactions now being undertaken remotely means reduced opportunities to recognise and act on cases. What can you do to help potential victims?
Dental case study
Fears of a further surge in mental health problems among children
THE proportion of children experiencing a "probable" mental disorder has increased over the past three years from around 11 per cent to 17 per cent in July 2020, according to report published by NHS Digital.
Revised guidance on radiation protection in dental practice
UPDATED guidance on radiation protection in dental practice has been published by The Faculty of General Dental Practice and Public Health England.
Minority of GDC fitness to practise cases pursued
ONLY 36 per cent of all the concerns received by the General Dental Council in 2019 made it to a case examiner – the first stage at which a sanction may be imposed on a dental professional.
Dangerous DIY dental “hacks” on TikTok
HARMFUL videos promoting DIY dental hacks have been 'liked' by nearly three million TikTok users, says the Oral Health Foundation.
Updated Covid-19 dental guidance
AN updated guidance synopsis on the implications of Covid-19 for the safe management of general dental practice has been published by the FGDP(UK) and College of General Dentistry.
Free fallow time calculator for dentists
A FREE fallow time calculator for dentists has been launched to enable dental professionals to determine, justify and record the fallow period necessary following dental procedures carrying a higher risk of exposure to potentially-infectious aerosols.