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Announcement [more]  
•  Support Organ Donation, Register Now!  
•  UPDATES - 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  
•  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  
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)  
•  Lecture on Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice Setting  
•  Briefing on Community Care Fund Elderly Dental Assistance Programme cum Lecture on "The Development of Public Dental Care in Hong Kong", 24 October 2016 (Chinses only)  
•  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]  
•  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  
•  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  
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.