This report highlights the oral manifestations of leukaemia. It illustrates the classification, the signs and symptoms, and the differential diagnoses of leukaemia that are relevant for a dental practitioner. There is also an example of a case report, which highlights some of the intra-oral presentations of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).
The third in our series on the implementation of the 2017 World Workshop classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions in daily practice looks at two cases from Cork University Dental School and Hospital.
In light of the continuing severe impact of Covid-19 on global health, society and economies, and the essential role of vaccines in fighting the pandemic, the FDI has issued a statement reiterating the vital role of dental healthcare professionals, both in providing essential healthcare, and as potential vaccinators.
Dental Protection has launched a podcast series called Risk Bites. According to the indemnity provider, these are short, bite-sized episodes of 10-20 minutes, that explore important areas of dentolegal risk for Irish dental practitioners.
Covid-19 has impacted on Irish people’s oral health, with pandemic-related stress causing one-fifth of people (20%) to devote less time to their teeth.
To mark World Oral Health Day in March, Dentsply Sirona stated that the company is focusing its energies on innovative product solutions and clinical education for dental professionals.