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(UK) GDC Still to Finalise Guidance on Non-surgical Cosmetic Procedures

Thursday, 9 October 2008
 |  General News

The GDC's Standards Committee will be continuing its work on GDC guidance on dental professionals carrying out non-surgical cosmetic procedures, including Botox, at its meeting this month. The Council aims to have the final...[more]


(UK) GDC Opens New Specialist List in Special Care Dentistry

Sunday, 5 October 2008
 |  General News

The General Dental Council opened its new Specialist List in special care dentistry on 1 October 2008. Special care dentistry is concerned with improving the oral health of individuals and groups in society who have a physical,...[more]


Essential Dental Treatment Safe for Pregnant Women

Wednesday, 11 June 2008
 |  General News

Pregnant women can safely undergo essential dental treatment and receive topical and local anesthetics at 13 to 21 weeks gestation, says a study published in the June issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.[more]


(UK) Latest Developments Regarding "Antibiotic Prophylaxis Against Infective Endocarditis"

Friday, 21 March 2008
 |  General News

Chief Dental Officer Barry Cockcroft issued on the 20th of March a letter regarding the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance on antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis.[more]


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