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The Cochrane Library

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The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases  that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration.The Databases are:- Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Cochrane register of Controlled trials (CENTRAL) Cochrane Methodology Register Database of abstracts of Reviews…

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Cochrane Oral Health Group

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The  Cochrane Oral Health Group  (CHOG) is one of 53 review groups around the world belonging to The Cochrane Collaboration: an international non-profit and independent organisation, providing up-to-date information about the effects of health care. CHOG is an international network of healthcare professionals, researchers and consumers preparing, maintaining, and disseminating systematic reviews of randomised controlled…

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Edinburgh Dental Institute

The Edinburgh Dental Institute  (EDI) was established in 1999 to develop education opportunities for dental postgraduates and the dental team.  EDI is a part of the School of Clinical Science and Community Health of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine of the University of Edinburgh. The activities of EDI are as a result of…

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Oral Cancer: Prevention and detection

This website from the Glasgow Dental School provides a very useful resource on oral cancer and detection for primary care professionals.  It contains:- Introduction The role of primary health care professionals What is oral cancer? How common is oral cancer? Oral cancer mortality Oral cancer aetiology Oral cancer quiz Prevention of oral cancer Clinical presentation…

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Are You Entitled to Help with Health Costs (HCS1)

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This website tells you all about the help you can get with health care costs, including dental treatment. Help with Health Costs The site is run by the Scottish Government.  It is also available in pdf format (315k). Contents Introduction How to use this document Free NHS Prescription Charges Free NHS Eye Examinations Free NHS…

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General Dental Council

The General Dental Council (GDC) regulates the dental profession , setting standards, quality assuring education and by registering dental professionals.  The GDC also takes action against those who work outside the law. Visit the GDC website

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British Society of Paediatric Dentistry

The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) is the national society specifically concerned with the oral health of children in the UK. It aims to improve oral health in children and encourage the highest standards of clinical care.

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The Scottish Patient Safety Programme

The Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP) is a unique national initiative that aims to improve the safety and reliability of healthcare and reduce harm, whenever care is delivered. From an initial focus on acute hospitals, their  work now includes safety improvement programmes for the following areas: acute adult maternity and children mental health primary care…

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Tooth Whitening

Tooth whitening

Information for the public from the General Dental Council about Tooth Whitening. The information comprises: An audiovisual presentation for people considering tooth whitening Questions to ask before going ahead Complaints about tooth whitening How to contact the GDC Visit the website

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Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is one of the oldest surgical corporations in the world.  Its story began in the late 1400s and was formally founded in  1505. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, has dedicated itself to promoting the highest standards in surgical education, training and clinical practice. The Faculty of…

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The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK)

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP) was formed in 1992 as the academic home for general dental practitioners. FGDP(UK) is based at the Royal College of Surgeons of England .  The aim of the Faculty is to improve the standard of care delivered to patients through standard setting, publications, postgraduate training and assessment, education and…

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Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry

The Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry (CEBD) , established in 1995, is an independent body whose aim is to promote the teaching, learning, practice and evaluation of evidence-based dentistry world-wide.  In October 2013 the Centre moved to the  Dental Health Services Research Unit at the  School of Dentistry ,University of Dundee. The Centre is the Editorial…

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Association of Dental Administrators and Managers

The Association of Dental Administrators and Managers (ADAM) aims to represent all members of the dental admin team, including the practice manager, in recognition that each and every role is vital to the smooth operation of a busy dental practice. Visit the ADAM website

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Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) are the national healthcare improvement organisation for Scotland and part of NHS Scotland. The work programme supports the healthcare priorities of the Scottish Government, in particular those of  NHS Scotland’s Healthcare Quality Strategy and the 2020 Vision.  His helps driveimprovements in the quality of healthcare people receive by: supporting and empowering…

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