Top Dental Elf blogs Jan-April 2017

As the end of the year draws to a close we are going to take a break over the festive period and will be back on 8th January.  So best wishes to all our readers for the festive period and 2018.

During 2017 the Dental Elves have published  almost 150 blogs covering a broad range of topics. The most popular blogs  between January and April are listed below.



Orthodontic extractions and third molar angulation


Tranexamic acid for minor oral surgery in anticoagulated patients


Chlorhexidine gels and rinses reduce dry socket after third molar extraction


Caries prevention in young children: topical fluoride alone not sufficient suggests trial




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Derek Richards

Derek Richards is a specialist in dental public health, Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry and Specialist Advisor to the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) Development Team. A former editor of the Evidence-Based Dentistry Journal and chief blogger for the Dental Elf website until December 2023. Derek has been involved with a wide range of evidence-based initiatives both nationally and internationally since 1994. Derek retired from the NHS in 2019 remaining as a part-time senior lecturer at Dundee Dental School until the end of 2023.

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