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UK medical device company Acurable receives US FDA clearance for its home sleep apnoea testing device

AcuPebble SA100, a small wearable device that enables automated, remote home testing to detect obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in adults, has obtained FDA 510(k) clearance as a Class II medical device...

Profitable pair of Swansea dental practices sold to Rodericks Dental

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has announced the sale of two dental practices owned by Gower Healthcare in Swansea, South Wales.

BSDHT and BADT offer joint statement following GDC meeting

BADT) and BSDHT representatives attended a meeting with the GDC on November 2 at the GDC offices in London, to discuss overseas dentists registering as dental hygienists and dental therapists without...

The gift of oral health

Waterpik is helping to make oral hygiene a cost-effective gift for patients to give their friends and family this holiday season.

Leading European orthodontics announce UK expansion with new flagship clinics in London and Manchester

Impress’s new clinics opened on Brushfield Street, London and Hardman Street, Manchester on December...

Hard won soft skills

Dental clinicians – like many people in technical, medical, and scientific careers – can fall into undervaluing so-called soft skills.

The last bite (December)

Are we nearly out of the pandemic or not? Will Christmas be cancelled or not? At the time of writing the media rumour mills continue to churn out their equivocal predictions. One thing is clear, in...

Broadening your treatment capabilities

Nimisha Nariapara explains how to keep your practice progressing.

“A must for any conscientious and progressive GDP”

Anthony Davies was among the first cohort of clinicians to have begun the ‘complete GDP course’ with IAS Academy. This new programme has been designed to help clinicians develop their skills and...

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The last bite (December)

Are we nearly out of the pandemic or not? Will Christmas be cancelled or not? At the time of writing the media rumour mills continue to churn out their equivocal predictions. One thing is clear, in...

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Cryptocurrencies – find the facts and avoid the traps

Michael Lansdell explains what a cryptoasset is, and how to handle it in accordance with HMRC rules.

Dentists: new guidelines will not soften blow of Scottish government plans

The British Dental Association (BDA) Scotland has said new standard operating procedures for dentists, published recently, will not restore access to pre-covid levels.

New covid guidelines unlikely to bring 'business as usual' back to dentistry

The British Dental Association has said new standard operating procedures for dentists in England, published recently, are unlikely to represent a silver bullet for restoring patient access to...

Stronger on the other side

Given the unique challenges of the past couple of years, it is no wonder that so many people, protocols and businesses have been permanently changed.

Colosseum Dental helps Kevin Sinfield towards his goal

Colosseum Dental UK is delighted to be supporting Kevin Sinfield as he goes the extra mile to raise money for those impacted by motor neurone disease (MND).

GDC publishes stakeholder perceptions research and plans for improvement

The results of research undertaken in 2020, designed to better understand professionals’, students’ and other stakeholders’ perceptions of the General Dental Council (GDC), and test understanding of...

NHS dentistry and oral health update: dentistry and antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Sara Hurley, chief dental officer England, and Professor Dame Sally Davies, UK special envoy on antimicrobial resistance, recently provided an NHS dentistry and oral health update with a focus on...

Contradictions over tax-cut promises in October Budget?

Michael Lansdell discusses the chancellor's budget, exploring tax, public spending and inflation.  

‘Toothless’ campaign says people are resorting to “Dickensian” pain relief

Recently, Mark Jones, founder and spokesperson for the new group, appeared on BBC Radio Oxford, sharing stories of people going to extreme lengths to relieve their dental pain, all because they can't...

A game-changer for dentistry?

Michael Sultan considers the potential impact of anthroengineering.

Act natural

Tom Alcraft considers the benefit of organic products.

Common complications with advanced implant surgery

Boota Uhbi discusses some of the issues clinicians need to be aware of.

How the Wesleyan Foundation is donating millions of pounds to help hundreds of causes

Practice Plan sales and marketing director, Nigel Jones, caught up with Jess Wilkes-Ball to discuss how the Wesleyan Foundation has given millions of pounds to help charitable causes all over the UK.

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