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Dental Fungal Infections – Short Notes

Dental Fungal Infections – Short Notes

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  Oral Candidosis (Thrush) ‘a disease of the diseased’ Has a high incidence in HIV patients. Clinical Features Thrush forms soft, friable and creamy coloured plaques on the mucosa. They can easily be wiped

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Heart Your Smile – Celebrating our profession

Heart Your Smile – Celebrating our profession

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  This article aims to raise awareness of Heart Your Smile; a fantastic cause and one of the most exciting things happening in our field.   Heart Your Smile is a registered charity aiming

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Viral infections affecting the mouth – A summary

Viral infections affecting the mouth – A summary

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  Viral infections affecting the mouth – A summary Herpes virus About  Herpes virus DNA virus There are 8 Herpes viruses present(H1-8) Characterised by latency and are reactivated in patients with compromised immunity. Herpes

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Electives: Work The World.

Electives: Work The World.

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Below are the placements that are offered by Work The World, a very experience organisation with placements in Africa, Asia and South America. They have recently posted their top tips for planning your elective

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Mechanisms of Fluoride in Caries Prevention

Mechanisms of Fluoride in Caries Prevention

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Fluoride is integral to the practice of present day dentistry. There is a huge emphasis on prevention currently taught by the dental schools that are training the new cohort of dental professionals. On top

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G.V. Blacks Classification

G.V. Blacks Classification

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G. V. Blacks classification put carious lesions into 5 categories based on the affected tooth surfaces. This system was described over 100 years ago and has since been deemed incomplete as it does not

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The Scope of Post-Graduate Training in the UK

The Scope of Post-Graduate Training in the UK

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  So you have completed your dental degree, you’re building your own patient list and now you’re well into the swing of working life. What’s next? In this article I highlight the range of

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Planning Your Dental Elective – Top Tips from the Experts!

Planning Your Dental Elective – Top Tips from the Experts!

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By Ruth Chapman, Communications Manager, Work the World. Work the World are the UK’s leading provider of tailored dentistry placements in Africa, Asia and South America. Here are our top ten tips on planning

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The DSSA Presents Tignes 2012!

The DSSA Presents Tignes 2012!

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  Our friends at the Dental Students’ Ski Association (DSSA) have yet another spectacular ski trip in store for all dental students nationwide! Hundreds of dental students went on the DSSA 2011 Ski Trip

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Short Guide to Final Year

Short Guide to Final Year

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What to Expect You’re almost there but regardless of which university you go to, you are bound to find your final year as challenging. Clinical requirements, job applications, case presentations, essays, and of course

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