Standards in healthcare are of fundamental importance. Evidence-based dentistry, audit and peer review are essential components of effective clinical practice. To assist with these, the BSRD felt there was a need for guidelines on acceptable levels of care in restorative dentistry. This document is intended to act as a stimulus to members of the Society and also to the profession to seek attainable targets for quality in fixed prosthodontics. It is hoped that this document from the BSRD will assist in the pursuit and maintenance of high standards of clinical practice.
These guidelines should not be considered prescriptive or didactic. Obviously, there will be circumstances, encountered during patient management, when the “ideal” treatment may not be possible nor the outcome optimal. In addition, new techniques and materials will become available which will bring about change. However, it is the Society’s belief that these standards can and should be the goal during management of the majority of clinical cases
2 October 2017 More...
Matthew Jerreat, the BSRD Honorary Secretary, reports that this year’s BDA meeting held in Manchester was a huge success.
2018 will see the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the BSRD and I will be hosting the Spring Scientific Meeting in Belfast on the 18th and 19th of May.
The Spring Scientific Meeting of the Society was held on the 11th and 12th May 2017 at The Royal College of Surgeons of England. The scientific programme was excellent and the feedback from delegates has been good.