Problems associated with zirconia and CAD/CAM restorations are highlighted by FGDP(UK) The increasing prescription of metal-free dental restorations has come about as a result of various patient demands and somewhat narcissistic expectations. However, some dental professionals have contributed to the rise in popularity of these materials and techniques. An article in the latest issue of … Continue reading Is ‘digital dentistry’ dangerous for teeth?
Help us create a new Royal College for dentistry Closing date 30 June 2019 Trustees are being sought for the new College of General Dentistry, which is currently being established with a vision to cultivate excellence in oral healthcare. We will achieve this by fostering a strong and trusted professional community of practice, serving patients … Continue reading Trustees sought
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has published a public register of its Full Members and Fellows to promote their commitment to high standards in their practice. Full Members and Fellows of FGDP are entitled to use the respective designation MFGDP(UK) or FFGDP(UK), and the new Member Register provides validation of their postnominals for patients, fellow … Continue reading FGDP(UK) publishes new Register of Full Members and Fellows
Tara Renton, Professor of Oral Surgery/Honorary Consultant, Faculty of Dentistry, Oral &Craniofacial Sciences, King’s College London, explains for FGDP(UK) why a holistic approach and latest techniques should be priority. It’s every patient’s right to expect optimal pain management for routine electivesurgery. Most patients expect pain; three quarters experience pain, and a quarterexperience high-level pain during … Continue reading Dental pain and anxiety
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has published the second edition of Standards in Dentistry, its flagship publication for general dental practitioners and their teams which acts as a guide to personal or practice-based quality assessment. A comprehensive compendium of guidance and standards relevant to primary dental care, it sets out specific standards covering consultation and diagnosis, … Continue reading FGDP(UK) publishes revised Standards in Dentistry
Igor Blum writes for FGDP(UK) on oral surgery: a primary concern The Autumn 2018 issue of Primary Dental Journal brings many of the contemporary topics and latest philosophies relating to primary care oral surgery in a lucid and clear fashion to the general dental practitioner and the wider dental team. Within these pages, the authors … Continue reading Primary care oral surgery