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Podcast Episode 6: The Big C (part one)

In this episode we are in conversation with dental therapist Charlotte Wake, who discusses her cancer journey, from diagnosis and treatment through to recovery and the return to practice.

Updated digital technology

Align Technology, a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures, and sells the Invisalign system of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software for...

Grand benefits for you and your patients

The pandemic has brought new challenges to everyone – especially to autonomous professionals like dentists. Doctors and clinic managers have also been adapting to provide safe treatments to patients...

Selecting endodontic cases

Charlie Nicholas considers how to decide whether to treat or refer.

Digital edition of Invisalign Scientific Symposium announced

Align Technology, a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures, and sells the...

The power of local search

In the first of a two-part series, Danny Hall of FSE Digital explores how dental practices can increase their local search traffic.

Additional protection for practice principals

Dental Protection has announced that it will extend its benefits for current and new practice principal members to include additional protection against vicarious liability and/or non-delegable duty...

A safe solution to ease the burden of caring

After almost 18 months of the coronavirus pandemic, the need for dental, medical, scientific and frontline healthcare professionals to remain protected from infection for long periods remains vital.

Continued support in challenging times

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the parent company of the Dental Defence Union (DDU), has announced that it has appointed Dr Matthew Lee as its new chief executive. Dr Lee will take over from Dr...

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Again and again...

The pandemic and the measures put in place to fight it tore up many of life’s norms, leading many to question whether society will ever return to how it was before. Yet, one of the great paradoxes is...

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Dental group brushes up on dementia knowledge

Scotland’s largest dental group is committed to ensuring its teams are fully equipped with the skills, empathy and understanding required to provide the best possible dental care experience for people...

Sugar content of most popular cocktails revealed

Cocktails, a staple in our society, can be found in nearly every bar, restaurant and pub. They are a popular alcoholic drink choice due to the masking of alcohol flavour, creativity, and sweetness (or...

Advance skills and boost confidence

Even with more than 13 years’ experience in implant dentistry, Silvia Hamer continues to prioritise her education and is always looking for new ways to enhance the clinical results she can achieve...

Patients encouraged to share their smiles

Align Technology has announced that over 10m patients have begun treatment with the Invisalign system, including 2.6m teenage patients. This is a significant milestone for the company and the...

Automatic vicarious liability protection for dental practice owners

Dental defence organisation MDDUS has announced it has added an automatic vicarious liability extension to its practice owner membership grade.

Episode 5: Sexuality

Today marks the start of Pride Month, and in this episode of The Dentist Podcast we are in conversation with Andrew Gilliver, the Pride in Practice coordinator at the LGBT Foundation. We consider...

Demand increases for dental volunteers

It’s National Volunteers’ Week and Bupa Dental Care and its official charity partner, Dentaid, are using the occasion to thank the hundreds of volunteers who give their time and skills to provide free...

Charity calls for consultation on raising the age of sale for tobacco

Commenting on the study in The Lancet showing three quarters of the world’s smokers have their first cigarette by 21, Action on Smoking and Health has called on the government to consult on raising...

Dental services company acquires remaining shares in business

The management team of IDH Group has announced that it will be partnering with Palamon Capital Partners, one of the current owners of IDH Group, to acquire the remaining shares in the business from...

A brush with the law

Rachel Lawton is a dentist who has worked for the prison services for over 12 years, moving from part time to full time in 2012. She currently works in a secure psychiatric unit, a medium secure...

Returning to normal?

Nigel Jones explores whether NHS dentistry will return to the way it was before the pandemic – and questions if anyone wants it to.

New oral and maxillofacial centre opens

A new, expert-led dedicated oral and maxillofacial centre will open in the heart of London’s Harley Street Medical Area. The Centre for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery will have eight leading...

Dental group breaks the 50-practice milestone following latest acquisition

A rapidly growing dental group has become the first to own more than 50 practices in Scotland – and is vowing to continue its unrelenting pace of growth.

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