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<br /> OCTOBER 2014<br /> Radiation<br /> protection<br /> in dental X-ray surgeries<br /> ©iStockphoto/Thinkstock<br /> www.nature.com/bdjteam<br /> www.nature.com/BDJTeam<br /> ©iStockphoto/Thinkstock<br /> CONTENTS<br /> October<br /> 2014<br /> Highlights<br /> 13 Radiation protection in dental<br /> X-ray surgeries<br /> This CPD article looks at why there is<br /> still room for improvement in dental<br /> X-ray practices.<br /> 18 Managing dental erosion<br /> Why is dental erosion on the increase<br /> and what can be done to prevent<br /> this destruction?<br /> 21 When can I disclose<br /> patient information?<br /> In what circumstances can you disclose<br /> patient information without consent?<br /> Regulars<br /> 04 Editor’s letter<br /> Includes a special announcement<br /> about CPD in 2015.<br /> 05 News<br /> The latest dentis<a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=1"> OCTOBER 2014 Radiation protection in dental X-</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=2"> www.nature.com/bdjteam www.nature.com/BDJTeam ©</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=3"> Mouth cancer – detection and management in primar</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=4"> Why is dental erosion on the increase? p 18 </a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=5"> NEWS ©iStockphoto/Thinkstock ©Hemera/Thinksto</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=6"> NEWS BAKE OFF CONTESTANT APPEARS IN BDJ </a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=7"> NEWS New charity will educate on dental trauma </a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=8"> EVENT PREVIEW BOOK TODAY EARLY BIRD PRICES FOR DC</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=9"> Find out more: www.bda.org/conference 7 – 9 MAY |</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=10"> Find out more: www.bda.org/conference 7 – 9 MAY |</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=11"> Find out more: www.bda.org/conference 7 – 9 MAY |</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=12"> Training Essentials Reception and telephone ski</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=13"> ARTICLE </a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=14"> Maximum radiation output was assessed agains</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=15"> ARTICLE Fig. 2 Maximum patient entrance surfac</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=16"> ARTICLE already sub-optimal a significant oppor</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=17"> usage. The mean frequency of 33 exposures per wee</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=18"> MANAGING DENTAL EROSION ©iStockphoto/Thinkstock</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=19"> FEATURE significant palatal wear of the </a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=20"> FEATURE position is essential prior to treatmen</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=21"> FEATURE When can I disclose patient information</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=22"> where individual patients cannot be identified. T</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=23"> FEATURE FLASH INTERVIEWS with a DCP near you D</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=24"> FEATURE UV rays to prevent caries By Brian Will</a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=25"> CPD BDJ Team continuing COPRDE: </a> <a title="BDJ Team October 2014 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9e0a138?page=26"> BDJ Team CPD – through the post Can I take part </a>