The BSP are the owners of the copyright in the document entitled, “Implementing the 2017 Classification of Periodontal Diseases to Reach a Diagnosis in Clinical Practice”. As it is a copyrighted document, we own exclusive publishing rights. That copyright is protected under UK Law.
It has come to our attention that an unauthorised version of the copyrighted document has been circulated at a dental event. The version of the document does not feature the BSP QR link to our website. Furthermore, the logos of our Partner Sponsors, Oral-B and Johnson and Johnson have been replaced with two other company logos.
This is an infringement of our rights under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
The BSP has taken legal advice and immediate action to prevent this breach from continuing.
The document can be used without permission in its original format, however, any editing of the document is prohibited. We would encourage all dental professionals to continue to download the BSP flowchart from our website: