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Oral health challenge reveals knowledge gap

The OH! Challenge has indicated knowledge gaps among the dental profession on a number of oral health topics, with an average knowledge score of just 51 per cent.
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Three new surgeries for Moldova

International dental charity Dentaid has sent three new surgeries to replace old and broken dental equipment in Moldova.
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A great leap forward for public health education

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Dental dangers of breastfeeding past two

A new study carried out to understand the effect of breastfeeding on children’s teeth has found there is a higher risk of dental caries if breastfeeding continues for two years or more.
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Ditch the junk

Oral health campaigners welcomed new regulations from the Committee of Advertising Practice clamping down on junk food advertising aimed at children, hailing it as a significant step forward in improving...
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Latest CPD

Understanding HPV

Approximately 80 per cent of people will contract the human papillomavirus (HPV) at some time in their lives. The established causal link between HPV and cancer, along with a significant rise in HPV-driven...
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Peri-implantitis: spreading the word

A “time bomb” is how one leading surgeon described peri-implantitis in 2014. With an increasing numbers of patients choosing implants as a solution for missing teeth, dentists will be seeing more cases...
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Suitable for: Dental Nurses

Stopping pathogens in their tracks

Core Topic: Disinfection and Decontamination

Preventing the spread of infection is a number one priority for dental practices, not only to be compliant with HTM 01-05 but also, importantly, to protect both patients and staff from the dangers of exposure...
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Employment law myths

Core Topic: Legal/Ethical Issues

Management mistakes in the workplace can lead to costly litigation, loss of management time and bad publicity.
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