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Dental Showcase Focus
Denosumab is a new alternative to bisphosphonates, and dental professionals have either already encountered or will soon encounter patients who have been prescribed this medication. That is why this month's research summary is focusing on this new drug and how it affects dental care.
With the announcement that National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) are to review their guidelines on Prophylaxis for Infective Endocarditis given the recent research showing an increase in the incidence of infective endocarditis in the UK, this months research summary is a review of the current position.
This article will aim to outline the risk factors, types of injury along with emergency management of traumatic dental injury and guidance on chair side support for splinting of teeth. Advice for the prevention of traumatic dental injuries will also be discussed
There has been little contemporary published evidence concerning the current and future dental care professional (DCP) (and, in particular, dental nurses) workforce alone. This article will discuss some of the implications for dental nurses from the findings of the contemporary research