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Announcement [more]  
•  Annual Ball 2016 Hollywood Night  
•  Consultation Document and Report for the Regulation of Private Healthcare Facilities  
•  Support Organ Donation, Register Now!  
•  Antibiotic Resistance  
•  Annual General Meeting 2016  
•  Waltz Introductory Classes  
•  10th Issue of eHealth News  
•  Notes for Dental Practice Operation in Hong Kong (last updated on 5 May 2016)  
•  The 2nd Edition of the FDI Oral Health Atlas (supported by HKDA) (free electronic copy)  
•  Surveillance of Viral Hepatitis in Hong Kong - 2014 Update Report  
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)  
•  Infection Control Workshop for Private Dental Practitioners  
•  YDG Lecture on 13 Dec  
•  MGD Training Programme, The 4th Quarter of 2016)  
•  「口腔健康與疾病」Lecture Sildes (Chinese Only)
    by Dr Donald Li, SBS, JP
•  2015 HKIDEAS Open Ceremony (Chinese Only)  
•  Special Care Dentistry Day 2014 (Chinese only)  
•  香港牙科發展 - 長者牙科服務的回顧與前瞻  
•  Installation of the first Chinese FDI President, Dr Tin-chun Wong  
•  黃殿春醫生正式履新成為首位華人FDI世界牙醫聯盟主席  
•  Congratulations to Dr Tin-chun Wong, the first Chinese FDI President-Elect  
•  熱烈祝賀首位華人FDI 世界牙醫聯盟候任主席 ─ 黃殿春醫生  
For Professional
Medical Safety Alert [more]  
•  Oventus O2Vent T  
•  Institut Straumann AG Surgical drill [044.210 Drill 1, short, Ø 2.2mm, l 33.0mm, SS; Lot MG950 / LV463 / MG783 / MH027 / ML700; 044.214 Drill 2, short, Ø 2.8mm, l 33.0mm, SS; Lot MJ330; 044.215 Drill  
•  Zimmer Biomet, Inc OSSEOTITE Certain Implant 4 x 11.5mm  
•  Zimmer Biomet Low Profile products  
•  Ormco Corporation SealApex Xpress  
•  Implant Direct Sybron Manufacturing LLC RePlant Angled Abutment [Part Number: 6050-52-60; Lot number: 50174, 39799, 49364]  
•  DFS - DIAMON GmbH Laser welding wire [Weldur, item no. 15083; Solder Soldur, Soldur C and Soldur N, item nos. 15084, 15092, 15093, 15094]  
•  Robinson Healthcare Single use Dental Syringe  
•  Implant Direct Sybron Manufacturing LLC InterActive Implant Open-Tray Transfer Narrow  
•  Professional Dentist Supplies Chlorofluor Gel (all bottle sizes)  
•  Department of Health, Drug News, Issue 78  
•  Aflibercept (Zaltrap▼): Minimising the Risk of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw  
•  Medical Device Safety Alert: Dentsply Ltd Aquasil Easy Mix Putty [Item Number: 678120; Lot Number: 150629]  
•  Diabetes Medicine Metformin: FDA Revises Warnings Regarding the Use in Certain Patients with Reduced Kidney Function  
•  Opioid Pain Medicines: FDA Warns about Several Safety Issues; Requires Label Changes  
For Public
The Prevention of Tooth Decay  
Tooth decay may lead to CAVITIES. It is the loss of tooth surface substance caused by germs (bacteria). Bacteria form a sticky layer over the tooth surfaces called PLAQUE. When sugar is ingested, the plaque bacteria convert sugar to acid. The acid may then dissolve the tooth surfaces resulting in cavities.