Intelligent Penguin, in partnership, designed and built Dental Republic, using the Fresh Content Management System and the latest Microsoft .Net technology.
Dental Republic is an umbrella site for 3 (, and ), (continuous professional development), , and .
This is an enormous site which launched with around 500 pages, and a lot of functionality, including:
- Fresh Content Management
- News, blog, product reviews and user commenting
- Event tickets/order management
- SagePay integration
- Newsletter subscriptions
- CPD (Continuous Professional Development)
The CPD area of the site allows dental professionals to complete their ongoing training and certification online, and download the certificate as a PDF. This is a huge move to the online world from a very much offline process.
The site also acts as an umbrella site for Purple Media Solutions' 3 top dental publications:
The UK’s leading monthly news paper for all members of the dental health team. Published continuously since 1959 and with a readership in excess of 48,000, The Probe has a reputation for campaigning on behalf of the profession, drawing attention to the real issues facing dentistry.
The BDNJ is the official magazine of the British Association of Dental Nurses. Published on behalf of the British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) by Purple Media, the BDNJ is published quarterly and is distributed to all members of the association as part of their membership package. Containing news, views and comment the BDNJ is the voice of dental nursing across UK.
Currently published 8 times per year, Smile is an essential read for all dental hygienists, but also of keen interest to all dental care professional (DCP’s) Containing a mix of news & features, Smile’s aim is to reflect the importance of the dental hygiene as a growing sector within the dental profession.