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FGDP(UK) praises state of the dental profession

The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed the Care Quality Commission’s findings on dental inspections, saying that the annual State of Care review provides a positive reflection...
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GDC appoints new Clinical Dental Advisers

The General Dental Council (GDC) has appointed four Clinical Dental Advisers and a Senior Clinical Dental Adviser to support the Fitness to Practise (FtP) process. The five new appointments will provide...
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Students help teach good oral health in S. Africa

Final year King’s dental students Karolyn John and Jack McSweeny spent three weeks of their summer volunteering in the villages surrounding Cape Town in South Africa as part of the dental elective programme...
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CQC gives dentistry a ringing endorsement

The British Dental Association (BDA) has welcomed the latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) State of Care report, which once again shows that dental services in England have topped the league...
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Dentsply Sirona World in Las Vegas proves a huge success

Speakers and participants alike described Dentsply Sirona World 2017 as an event in a class of its own. From September 14 to 16, 7,500 attendees - from 50 different countries - and 110 speakers met in...
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Latest CPD

A ticking time-bomb?

Now regarded as one of the most effective ways of replacing missing teeth, dental implants are becoming increasingly popular in the UK.
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Suitable for: Dental Nurses

Cracking the colour code – part one

Core Topic: Disinfection and Decontamination

According to the Department of Health’s Safe Management of Healthcare Waste Memorandum, best practice waste segregation is performed with the use of a colour coding scheme in all healthcare and associated...
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Cracking the colour code – part two

Core Topic: Disinfection and Decontamination

Continuing the discussion of the clinical waste colour coding system set out by the Department of Health, red, tiger, purple and black are among the eight colours used to help segregate and dispose of...
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What your business needs to know about illegal workers

Core Topic: Legal/Ethical Issues

As we approach Brexit, now more than ever before, employers need to ensure their employees have the right to work in their business.
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Suitable for: Practice Managers