Teeth4life app and how the latest IT can help educate patients and improve practice profile and reduce litigation

West Dorset and Bournemouth Section BDA Lecture by Tony Smith BDS DPDS Teeth4life app and how the latest IT can help educate patients and improve practice profile and reduce litigation Date 1st May 2019 Venue South Coast Specialists Practice, Avenue House, South Walks Road, Dorchester. DT11DT Time: Registration and Supper: from 6pm, Lecture to start 7pm CPD: 90 mins Cost: £10 BDA Members and staff £15 non-members Aims and objectives: How to use the latest developments in IT to ...
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URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL Elements Obturation Unit with Buchanan Heat Pluggers

13 March 2018 Dentists have been alerted that the Sybron Endo Corporation have issued an initial voluntary medical device recall for the Buchanan Heat Pluggers, ONLY when used with the Elements Obturation Unit (EOU). Sybron Endo have become aware that on rare occasions the heat pluggers tips have been found to overheat and may exceed 700⁰C upon activation in any operating mode. When this occurs, the screen will indicate NiTi and the tip will begin glowing red shortly after activation. W...
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End of the Consultant-led orthodontic service delivered by University Hospital Southampton (UHS)

NHS England (Wessex) confirmed that they had been served 12 months’ notice on the consultant-led orthodontic service delivered by University Hospital Southampton (UHS). The notice will take effect at the end of January 2019. In the meantime, and as has been the case for the last year, NHS England continues to support the delivery of the orthodontic service at UHS and will seek to procure a replacement orthodontic service to take over and start ideally by the end of 2018. Stakeholders will be kep...
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Stopping Blindness at the Dentist!

Good morning Mrs Hypothetical Jones, What brings you in to see me this morning? I am not sure whether I should be seeing you or my doctor. It's my jaw. I am having difficulty finishing my meal, especially if there is a lot to chew. My jaw muscles ache Do you have any other problems? Headaches for example? I have recently been getting severe headaches at the back of my head (pointing to the occipital area). Are you still taking 5mg Prednisolone a day for your Polymyalgia Rheumatica? ...
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LOCAL COURSES

Happy New Year Please check out the CPD courses that have been added onto our booking system. Spaces are available on some interesting courses in the coming weeks. BE200117: Law and Ethics for the Dental Team  on Friday 20th Jan 2017, from 09:15 till 12:30 with 3:00 hours CPD  at Trust Education Centre, Reading, Berkshire. This course will explore the current legal and ethical issues facing the dental team. Course tutor Mr Chris Williams. BE270117: Course on Oral Surgery on Friday 27...
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BDA Wessex and Hampshire Cyber Crime

Please see the attached flyer regarding our  evening Event Cyber Crime Tuesday 7th February 2017, 18:00 - 21:00, The Education Centre, Royal Hampshire Country Hospital, Romsey Rd, Winchester, SO22 5DG     BDA Wessex and Hampshire LDC joint meeting - 7 February - Cyber Crime This meeting is free to attend and will be held at the Education Centre, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester. To reserve your place please contact emily.percival87@gmail.com , with name,...
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