This is the second in a two-part series that aims to summarise answers to common questions facing dentists in general practice. The first part of this series is entitled ‘Periodontal care in general practice: 20 important FAQs − Part one’... Continue Reading →
An appreciation of dental plaque and the host response provides an essential basis from which to understand the disease process and treatment rationale. This information will help the reader to understand not only the way that plaque may have an... Continue Reading →
Excellent bitesize summaries from Reena Wadia and Iain Chapple on common popular aspects of modern periodontal disease diagnosis and management. Well worth sometime from two experts in the field. The link is below. Click here for the paper CLICK HERE... Continue Reading →
Labial and vertical migration of maxillary incisors is a common complaint seen in general and specialist practices alike. Tooth movement in the aesthetic zone may cause significant concern to the patient, and a challenging management case for the dental team.... Continue Reading →
Periodontal diseases are diagnosed on the basis of clinical signs, with radiographs assisting in treatment planning decisions and in the delivery of periodontal care. In the first instance, use of a screening system, to screen out patients with minimal or... Continue Reading →
One of the biggest additions is the inclusion of peri-implant diseases. Another notable difference is better delineation between chronic and aggressive periodontitis. These represent sizeable changes from the last classification in 1999. The classification will be officially unveiled at Europerio9... Continue Reading →
A sizeable proportion of patients in clinical practice will have some form of periodontal disease and most of these patients can be well managed in primary care. Unfortunately, dento-legal claims regarding inappropriate periodontal care are increasing rapidly and are now one of the most common reasons for litigation in dentistry. In this paper we will look at aspects of contemporary management of periodontal disease in clinical practice and offer guidance for examination, management and referral.
British Society of Prosthodontics-Kulzer Undergraduate Award British Endodontic Society Student Essay Prize-The Harty Prize British Endodontic Society Elective Period Prize British Endodontic Society Foundation Dentist Prize British Society for Periodontology-Frank Ashley Undergraduate Prize British Society of Paediatric Dentistry The National... Continue Reading →