Three child friendly videos to promote tooth brushing and prevention for children and young people. - Produced by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry
The videos combine live action with computer animation. These videos are designed to be shared with parents and carers to inspire them to keep children’s teeth healthy.
The videos include Dr Ranj an NHS doctor, TV presenter and author with his sidekick Supertooth voice by Emmerdale star Gemma Oaten. The three video's cover different age ranges and how they should brush there teeth.
Urgent Dental Care Practice Setup Example
Health Education England, Yorkshire and Humber have created an informative and practical video which describes and example of the patient flow and practice set up that could be used to support practices design their patient flow during COVID 19. It shares examples of good practice following current guidance and may be of use for those in UDCs elsewhere in England.
Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pLA_Afef7A&feature=youtu.be
British Society of Paediatric Dentistry – guidance on permanent dentition trauma and primary dentition trauma
Please use the link below to review the current guidance:
Fit Testing Guidance
If you are trying to organise fit testing for your dental team, please read:
• Finding a fit tester or sourcing training to become one
If you plan to deliver fit testing sessions (after the appropriate training), please read:
• Information for trained fit testers on organising qualitative fit testing sessions for respirators
If you are delivering/attending a fit testing session, or would like to find out more about respirators (including new information on valved/unvalved respirators, and choosing a respirator), please read:
• Important information for participants attending qualitative fit testing sessions
HEE Focus on Autism, Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Awareness
Sara Hurley, Chief Dental Officer, has issued a bulletin which details a host of useful resources, advice and patient facing materials on treating patients with a learning disability or autistic people.
We are all well aware of the challenges and strains dealing with Covid-19 has had on the dental team. As we are welcoming patients back into our clinical situations, HEE would like signpost some useful e- Learning for Healthcare programmes that will help management of our patients who may find the new ways of working difficult.
Register on e-LfH at https://www.e-lfh.org.uk
Once registered on e-LfH go to my e-learning and search:
Autism Awareness (AUT)
Mental Health Awareness Programme (MHP)- Mental Health for Healthcare Professionals- Module 1
In addition the Open University offers a FREE module on Learning Difficulties
and several on mental capacity assessment
There is also a lot of information and resources accessible at:
Endodontics: Basic Principles and Application in Practice
NHS Education for Scotland, in conjunction with the British Endodontic Society, is pleased to announce the publication of an invaluable, evidence-based learning resource, which comprises a series of presentations related to Endodontics. You can access the resource here.