Dental Horizon Scanning Volume 5 Issue 1

October 2, 2013

What is quality primary dental care?

October 2, 2013

Source: British Dental Journal, 2013, 215 (3), p135-9

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Date of publication: August, 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: First in a series exploring quality in primary dental care. A definition for quality in dentistry is sought.

Length of publication: 5 page journal article

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.


Twitter inspires dental graduate’s app

October 2, 2013

Source: Dentistry.co.uk

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Date of publication: July, 2013

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: A dental graduate has designed an award-winning app that helps patients find a dentist.

Length of publication: Web page


Tea, milk, bread and… dentures?

October 2, 2013

Source: Dentistry.co.uk 

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Date of publication: August, 2013

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: Patients are able to register in-store and get a quick appointment after the first NHS dental practice has opened in a supermarket.

Length of publication: Web page


Further Dissemination

October 2, 2013

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Dental Horizon Scanning Volume 4 Issue 10

November 2, 2012

Is poor access to dental care why people outside capital cities have poor oral health?

November 2, 2012

Source: Australian Dental Journal published online 14th October 2012

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Date of publication: October, 2012

Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This study found that poor access to dental care was not the only reason people living outside of capital cities have poorer oral health than those that live in capital cities.

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.