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Essential guide for implant dentists

DENTISTS who carry out implant work can benefit from a new guide which offers practical advice on the latest developments in the field.

  • 22 October 2018
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Dentists ‘should be proud’ of inspection improvements

IMPROVEMENTS in dental practices inspected by the Care Quality Commission “should make the profession proud”, the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (FGDP UK) has said.

  • 19 October 2018
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Guidance on global classification system of periodontal and peri-implant diseases

AN implementation plan for a new global classification system of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions has been devised by a working group of the British Society of Periodontology (BSP).

  • 27 September 2018
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Mixed success in reducing child tooth decay

HOSPITAL admissions in England for tooth decay in children aged 5-9 have increased for the second consecutive year but have dropped among ages 1-4 years and 10-14 years.

  • 27 September 2018
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GPs should routinely ask about herbal and supplement use

A STUDY of adults over age 65 found that 34 per cent were taking herbal medicinal products (HMPs) or dietary supplements concurrently with prescription medicines and 33 per cent of those were at risk of potential adverse drug interactions.

  • 27 September 2018
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Clarity on antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis

NEW implementation advice on antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis aims to clarify the "non-routine circumstances" in which such treatment might be justified.

  • 29 August 2018
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NICE guidance on antibiotic treatment of cough

ANTIBIOTICS should not be administered as first-line treatment for cough, according to new draft guidance by NICE and Public Health England.

  • 28 August 2018
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Online portal promoting child oral health

A NEW online portal providing resources on preventive oral healthcare for young children aged 0-2 years has been made available by the FGDP (UK).

  • 20 August 2018
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Bawa-Garba to remain on medical register

DR Hadiza Bawa-Garba is to be allowed to remain on the medical register after the Court of Appeal quashed an earlier High Court decision in favour of the GMC to have her struck-off following a 2015 conviction for manslaughter by gross negligence.

  • 17 August 2018
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HPV vaccination extended to boys

ADOLESCENT boys in the UK will now be given the HPV vaccine after a long campaign by healthcare organisations, including the BDA.

  • 26 July 2018
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