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Published on July 1, 2013

GDC predicts future issues of dentistry

GDC predicts future issues of dentistry

The General Dental Council (GDC) has published the findings of a horizon scanning exercise, which was conducted back in autumn 2012. This exercise aims to identify the major issues likely to affect dentistry and dental regulation over the next 5-10 years. The exercise, the first of its kind by GDC, seeks to ensure that the […]

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Published on June 25, 2013

Groupon works to stop illegal teeth whitening

Groupon works to stop illegal teeth whitening

Who doesn’t enjoy a great deal, especially when it comes to achieving that ‘Hollywood Smile’? Deal of the day website Groupon is working alongside the General Dental Council (GDC) to guard against the promotion of illegal tooth whitening. Groupon has already taken action not to mislead customers by offering teeth whitening deals that are regulated […]

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Published on April 11, 2012

Debate: Direct access to dental hygienists; for and against

As many of you have probably heard and read about in recent weeks, the GDC are planning to allow direct access to dental hygienists and other DCPs. So the question on everyone’s lips is, what will this mean for the dental team and their patients? Currently, both the ‘Standards Guidance’ and ‘Scope of Practice’ state that all […]

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