March 2017 Issue of the British Dental Journal, Volume 222 No 5 pp321-404 is already online, in this Issue we can find an editorial written by C. Klass, K. Wanyonyi, S. White, A. D. Walmsley, N. Hunt & J. E. Gallagher. Members of the Rapid Review Steering Group of the BDJ. They assemble 3 Task groups, including a medical and dental consultant/specialist, PHE representative and two members of junior staff. Four of the top global diseases; diabetes mellitus, pulmonary disease, dementia and cardiovascular disease were selected to be reviewed and published as a series of four papers in the British Dental Journal, starting with cardiovascular disease in this issue. This month also includes 2 interesting articles with Verifiable CPD, one for resin-based composite restorative materials and implants retained overdentures.