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HKDA News Notice
Announcement [more]  
•  UPDATES - Annual General Meeting 2016 (Posted on 19 August 2016)  
•  Legislative Council (Medical Functional Constituency) Election Forum 2016 on 26 August 2016 Organised by Hong Kong Medical Association  
•  Say No to Electoral Bribes and Vote-rigging - Support Clean Election  
•  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  
•  Election Results of the 1st Extraordinary General Meeting of 2015  
•  Updated Guidelines from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data  
•  Announcment of Election Results of the 21st AGM 2015  
•  eHealth News  
•  The Academy of General Dentistry Creates International Membership Category  
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)  
•  MGD Training Programme 2015 - 2017 (3nd quarter of 2016) (只備有英文版)  
•  「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]  
•  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  
•  Ormco Corporation TF Adaptive Gutta Percha Point Size SM3-50pk  
•  Tru-Arch by Ormco Corporation (Health Canada reference no. RA-55988)  
•  Drug News Issue 71  
•  Entacapone: FDA Review Found No Increased Cardiovascular Risks  
•  Mycophenolate: EMA Recommends Additional Measures to Prevent Use in Pregnancy  
•  Mirabegron (Betmiga): Risk of Severe Hypertension and Associated Cerebrovascular and Cardiac Events  
•  Neoss Neoss Guide - Drill-Hubs I to V included in Neoss Guide Kit Ø3.5 - Ø4.5 (art no 51153)  
•  Panoramic Rental Panoramic X-ray Model PC-1000 and PC-1000/Laser 1000  
•  Bien Air Switzerland(William Green Pty Ltd-Sponsor in Australia) CA1:1L EVO 15  
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.