I`ve just had a `phone call from a company conducting a survey on behalf of the BDA. The survey was particularly interested in my use of the internet and what way I get my "dentistry intelligence" (new ideas, training ideas etc). When asked about the "most important source of dental information" I gave GDPUK as my answer; to be honest, I didn`t expect the response from the lady that I got: "Oh I hear that so much".
The dentistry I do and the way my practice runs has changed so much for the better in the last year and its thanks to GDPUK. I have learnt more from the contributors here in the last year than in than 10-20 years of courses/reading prior to joining.
"I work with people who arent generally in the loop about whats happening outside the 4 walls of the practice in dentistry. This forum has proved invaluable as a source of keeping up to date, and I often find now that when I get the Dental journals I already know a lot of the news ! Ive got clinical support, social support, personal support from here."