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Dental Update publishes postgraduate articles covering new and established clinical treatment. All articles are peer reviewed, offering subscribers an unbiased and professional platform for continuing professional development and education in the UK. Dental Update carries 40 hours of verifiable CPD per year.

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Current Live Edition: Volume 42 Number 4 - May 2015

P305  Guest Editorial:  Dental caries in children and the level of repeat general anaesthetics for dental extractions. A national disgrace by C Deery

Approximately 46,500 children and young people under 19 years of age were admitted to hospital for general anaesthesia (GA) with a diagnosis of dental caries in England in 2013–14.1 In Scotland and Wales, the corresponding figures are 11,455 and 8,904, respectively.2,3

P308  Essentials of Medical History-Taking in Dental Patients by M Greenwood  CPD

P316  The Francis Report – Implications for the Regulator by E Gilvarry

P318  The Francis Report – Implications for Oral Care of the Elderly by N Beacher, MP Sweeney  CPD

P324  The Francis Report – Dento-Legal Implications by M Foster  CPD

P326  Rehabilitation of Oncology Patients with Hard Palate Defects Part 1: The Surgical Planning Phase by R Ali, A Altaie, B Nattress

P336  Pain Paper 2b: Classification of Orofacial Pain and an Update on Assessment and Diagnosis by O Egbuniwe, T Renton  CPD

P346  Assessment and Management of Halitosis by VP Singh, N Malhotra, A Apratim, M Verma  CPD

P354  Mouth Cancer for Clinicians Part 2: Epidemiology by N Kalavrezos, C Scully  CPD

P360  Fibre-Reinforced Composite (FRC) Bridge – A Minimally Destructive Approach by JJJ Van Rensburg  CPD

P369  Osteochondroma of the Mandibular Condyle: an Unusual Case of Dentofacial Asymmetry by A Power, L Carter

P373  A Clinical Guide to Needle Desensitization for the Paediatric Patient by GD Taylor, C Campbell  CPD

P385  Maintenance Periodontal Therapy after Systemic Antibiotic and Regenerative Therapy of Generalized Aggressive Periodontitis. A Case Report with 10-year Follow-up by S Siqueira Junior, F Vieira Ribeiro, K Teixeira Villalpando, F Ribeiro Cirano, S Peres Pimentel  CPD

P395  Clinical Challenges Q&A 10. Dental Appearance by P Crispian Scully, D Dimitrios Malamos

P396  The Removal of a Primary Tooth Anterior Abutment Root to Salvage a Fixed Prosthesis by ARV Pai, G Pallippurath, MS Thomas, RP Mohan