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As a budding dental professional, you might be tempted to take the first dental practice job that comes your way.  It’s not always easy to find a position that matches your specific training – so it’s understandable if you jump at the first opportunity. However, that’s not always the best idea.  If you cave in… Read more »

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In a perfect world, any and every newly qualified dental professional would be able to step out of university and straight into the job of their dreams. They’d waste no time at all in making a positive difference in the lives of thousands of patients across the UK and would immediately begin climbing the career… Read more »

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Here’s a question – how to make a dental CV stand out from the other ten thousand out there gunning for the same posts? While the dental industry across the UK is growing at rapid pace and the call for trained professionals has never been higher, the same can also be said for the number… Read more »

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Everybody knows that if you manage to get a child into good oral hygiene habits at the earliest possible juncture, chances are they will stick for life. It’s the old theory regarding teaching an old dog new tricks and knowing that lessons learned in early life will always be the most important and influential for… Read more »

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Teeth grinding is something of a universal problem that spans the globe and doesn’t discriminate in terms of who it affects. What’s more, it is often looking at as a fairly black and white issue – meaning you’re either a serial teeth-grinder or you’re not, end of story.  However, there are plenty of triggers that… Read more »

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There aren’t many people the world over that would stake claim to loving dental visits, but for so many spanning the UK and beyond there is little more terrifying in life. There’s a clear and important difference between a slight sense of apprehension and a full-scale phobia of the dentist, which is something that the… Read more »

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For tens of millions of people the world over, the sound of the dentist’s drill is enough to see sweat pouring and knuckles white as a sheet. Regardless of how psychological the phenomenon may be, the pitch of the dentist’s drill is one of the most universally recognised and feared the world over. There are… Read more »

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In a previous blog post I covered what it takes to be a dentist, including some of the personal skills and attributes which are important as well as covering the qualifications and career options. But since writing that post I have come across quite a lot of misinformation and misunderstandings, and I thought that it… Read more »

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With National No Smoking Day not long now, being on 13th March this year, the British Dental Health Foundation is starting to get the message out to people about oral health and the risks of smoking. In particular, a recent report in the journal Oral Diseases sheds some interesting light on a popular misconception most… Read more »

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The dental recruitment industry is booming, with more candidates qualifying or returning to dentistry after a break than ever. Coupled with the fact that dental surgeries are seeing tremendous growth in terms of demand and the range of services which can be offered, it’s a great time to be looking for dental vacancies. But just… Read more »