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Development of the Maturity Matrix Dentistry (MMD): a primary care dental team development tool
Objectives To adapt the Maturity Matrix (a self-evaluation practice development tool for medical primary care teams) for dentistry, creating the Maturity Matrix Dentistry (MMD), a team developmentExpand
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Summary of: Child protection: training and experiences of dental therapists
Objective To identify the training in, experience of and barriers to reporting child abuse among dental therapists in the UK.Design Postal survey.Subjects and methods A postal questionnaire was sentExpand
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'Dam it – it's easy!' – or is it?
Dentists the world over seem to still have issues in making rubber dam application a routine part of practice, even in situations where patients are obviously at risk. In this article, the author –Expand
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Medical emergencies: Essential piece of kit
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OMFS: Instant relief
Sir, may I congratulate Jaspreet Virdee at such an early stage in her career on delivering such a thought-provoking Opinion article1 and review of current management issues in TMD stimulated by, andExpand
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Dental education: Galactic microscopes
Fighting the stupidity Sir, I think we need some clarification regarding the exact implication of standard 1.7.2: ‘...If you work in a practice that provides both NHS (or equivalent health service)Expand
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Report of a Dental Team Training Symposium held in Sofia on 3 November 2007, Organised by the University of Kent, Centre for Dentistry and the Bulgarian Organisation Women in Health for
An Introductory Symposium on dental team training was held in Sofia in November 2008. The workshop explained the concept of working in a dental team and the roles of its clinical and nonclinical Expand
A divisive boat
Illegal practice of dentistry Sir, it is well documented that tooth bleaching is safe and effective if a correct diagnosis is made. However, there are adverse effects of this dental treatment thatExpand
Dental education: The evolving manikin head
Shameful situation
Sir, the account Doubly impossible from Gillian Greenwood (BDJ 2012; 213: 146–147) almost beggars belief. How can it be logical that this sort of patient management is being seen as appropriate inExpand