General Dental Practitioner


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General Dental Practitioner

A UK-registered dental surgeon who provides dental treatment for patients either within the NHS General Dental Services or on a private (fee-paying) contract basis.
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Furthermore, dental implant sales continue to rise in developed countries and as public awareness and demands increase, many more general dental practitioners (GDPs) will certainly want to provide dental implant treatment.
'Working in the dark': Swedish general dental practitioners on the complexity of root canal treatment.
The students may graduate when they are considered well prepared for the task of a general dental practitioner. The preparedness for this task is assessed with the use of a formative assessment.
Result reveals that 56.5% General dental practitioners (GDPs) and 60.6% Dental specialists said that behavioural factor as a direct contributing factor of Temporomandibular Joint pain, 7.6% GDPs and 11.7% dental specialists said that social factor as a direct contributing factor of Temporomandibular Joint pain, 6.9% GDPs and 14.6% dental specialists said that cognitive factor as a direct contributing factor of Temporomandibular Joint pain, 29% GDPs and 13.1% dental specialists said that emotional factor as a direct contributing factor of Temporomandibular Joint pain.
A total of 248 general dental practitioners responded to the questionnaire.
DMFS/dmfs of Dutch children treated by a Paediatric Dentist (PD) or General Dental Practitioner (GDP).
Although clinical case series provide convincing evidence for the favourable clinical outcomes of PMCs in the primary dentition [Attari and Roberts, 2006], this is certainly not reflected in the views or clinical preferences of general dental practitioners, in the UK or the USA [Roshan et al., 2003; Threlfall et al., 2005; Chadwick et al., 2007; Kowolik et al., 2007].
The aim of chapter one is to provide general dental practitioners insight into the development and role of dental professionals in the management of patients with periodontal disease.
Total 263 out of 300 responded in which 59% were general dental practitioners, 35.7% were house officers, 25% were specialists.
(2-tailed) < 6 1.1 8.8 35.7 39.9 0.005 6-8 3.3 20.4 39.8 49.9 0,011 9-11 2.8 18.1 24.6 26.5 0.009 12-17 4.4 20.9 32.4 60.3 0.094 n.s = not significant; s.d = standard deviation of the mean; GDP = general dental practitioner
Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (AGCSU), acting on behalf of the NHS England Central Midlands (hereby known as The Commissioners) invites expressions of interest from the dental electronic referral service (DERS) providers to manage the appropriate clinical demand and allocation for approximately 150 000 referrals based on the tiers of complexity and excluding those referrals where the General Dental Practitioner (GDP) suspects a malignancy for the area.
3 Imran Samejo, Irfan Ahmed Shaikh, ErumBehroz, Impression techniques and materials used for fixed partial denture fabrication: A survey among General Dental Practitioner and Specialists in Sindh.

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