Occupational Guidelines: Dental CPD to Radiation Protection in Dentistry



General Dental Council:

A UK reglatory body of dental professionals.  It's aims are to protect patients and to promote clinical excellence.




Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Program
For Dentists practicing in scotland

Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme 



Health Facilities Scotland
Health and Safety
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency:

This resource unfortunately not of the same quality as the Scottish Clinical Effectiveness Program but some good education/guidance documents can be found here.  



European Commission

These are not linked - those of you who are avid readers of legislation will have to look them up!

  • Data Protection Act (1998)

  • Equality Act (2010)- Replaces previous anti-discrimination laws.

  • Health and Social Care Act (2012).

  • Mental Capacity Act (2005)

Defence Organisations


Public Health England: 

Dental X-ray Protection Services


IRMER Guidelines
Department of Health: Guidance Notes forDental Practitioners on the Safe Use of X-Ray Equipment 
Did you know?
That the Health Facilities Scotland have lots of usful information on decontamination.
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