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Medical Device Alert: Biolase Waterlase iPlus Dental Laser System
Medical Safety Alert: 3M ESPE Filtek Supreme XTE Flowable Restorative
YCPG Youth Forum 2014 "Hong Kong 2030: An Ideal City?"
Medical Safety Alert: Ventolin (salbutamol sulphate): Limitations on use for inhibition of premature labour
The Prince Philip Dental Hospital-Revision of Teaching Patient Fees
Medical Safety Alert: Ormco Corporation Damon TMA
Medical Safety Alert: Lidocaine Viscous: New Boxed Warning - Should Not Be Used to Treat Infants and Children with Teething Pain
Medical Safety Alert: Reminder on the De-registration of Oral Pharmaceutical Products containing Ketoconazole
Notes for Dental Practice Operation in Hong Kong (last updated on 9 June 2014)
Medical Safety Alert: Kerr Corporation Tytin Regular Set, Double Spill - 50 Capsules [Part number: 29948; Lot number: 3-1249]
Medical Safety Alert: Scorpion Magnetostrictive scaling tips distributed by Swallow Dental Supplies Limited
Medical Safety Alert: Serotonin Blocking Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting - Risk of Serotonin Syndrome
CPD Attendance Report Download Instruction
Special Care Dentistry Day 2014 (Chinese only)
National Qualification Examination (NQE) in the Mainland
Enrolment for Elderly Health Care Voucher Pilot Scheme
Members' Benefit - Application for Esso Discount Card
香港牙科發展 - 長者牙科服務的回顧與前瞻
New Council Member for Year 2013-2015
Installation of the first Chinese FDI President, Dr Tin-chun Wong
Medical Safety Alert: All Medical Devices and Medicinal Products Containing Chlorhexidine
Hong Kong Medical Diary (FREE electronic copy)
New Features of the Primary Care Directory & Invitation to Enroll in the Directory
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
Update on the Exemption of Regulated Products under the Human Organ Transplant Ordinance (Cap. 465)
Supplementary information on "Update on Clinical Waste Control Scheme"
Medical Safety Alert: Recall of Pentron Clinical - 37% Phosphoric Acid Etching Gel
Medical Safety Alert: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Suggests Denture-Adhesive Manufacturers Consider Removing Zinc
Dental Clinic Management System (DCMS)
Centre for Health Protection
Consent to Dental Operation
Hong Kong Dental Journal Instructions to Authors
Searchable database of Hong Kong Dentists
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.