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What is the best way to harmonise gingival zeniths in cosmetic dentistry ?

  This patient had approached one of our dentists and requested to ‘straighten’ her teeth with Invisalign. At the outset of treatment, she was not concerned about the different height of the UL1 gingival margin. How do we manage such a request at the end of an initial course of treatment ? It is easy […]

Clinical Pathway in Periodontics

We have several areas of standards and guidance to consider to optimise periodontal workflow in our patients. We are also mindful of the medical co-morbidities between periodontal disease and systemic health, albeit association rather than causation. We aim to accurate diagnose the presence and severity of periodontitis, and identify any possible medical co-morbidities. Where necessary, […]

Lateral Flow Tests

To help battle the COVID pandemic and identify potentially infected individuals, Antwerp Dental Group staff will each undertake a ‘lateral-flow test’ twice per week. Not all lateral flow tests are the same. Some require a swabbing of the nose and throat (as described in the video), and others such as the Innova Lateral flow test […]

Understanding Diabetes for Dentists

It is really important for dentists to understand reference values of Diabetes to be able to fully consider the impact to Oral Health, including the impact to periodontal disease and the prognosis of dental implants. It may be wise for dentists to perform a post-prandial random glucose test which can be performed by an Accu-Chek […]

How does Nitrous Oxide Sedation Work?

This is an excellent 20 minutes video to help those studying for sedation qualifications understand how nitrous oxide works in conscious sedation.

Coronavirus Archive

Dr.Raj Wadhwani has built a digital archive of resources to help understand the medical aspects of coronavirus, the prevalence, the progression, and hotspots, including timelines of the same. Lancet Coronavirus Free Archive The Lancet have availed researchers of an extensive repository of information to help researchers understand the behaviour of COVID-19 https://www.thelancet.com/coronavirus/archive Super spreader hot-spots […]

The ‘Pandora Protocol’ for return to work Post COVID19

This is a very thoroughly researched document put together by a team of private dentists and led by Dr. Mark Cronshaw, former contract Professor of Laser Dentistry, Genoa that proposes safety measures to reduce the potential of transmission based risk of Coronavirus. The document proposes an 8-step patient journey to ensure safety of the patient […]

SDCEP Guidelines on Emergency Care

In the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the SDCEP have updated their guidelines reflect activities in clinical triage.

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