Study of UK dental professionals reveals extent of occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection

A University of Birmingham-led study of over a thousand dental professionals has shown their increased occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection during the first wave of the pandemic in the UK.

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.

Bookkeeping: the engine room at the heart of your business

Michael Lansdell discusses how you can keep your business running smoothly.

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...