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The dental recruitment industry continues to see a growing number of people entering the dental professional, with a greater variety of roles to fill than ever. But of all the different roles within the dental industry, from dental hygienist to dental nurse, the primary role remains that of the dentist. For anyone considering the position… Read more »

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Few dentists would recommend fizzy drinks, but some statistics released this week reveal the problem is bigger than we realise. This week two things have happened: some worrying new statistics have been released, and a new advertising campaign has been launched, and the two are not just linked, they’re also linked to the world of… Read more »

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You may recall a few months back we wrote on this blog about the disturbing findings of the OFT which suggested that a worrying number of patients were not being provided with the right information, with some patients feeling confused or provided with inadequate information. Additionally there were several examples of dental surgeries failing to… Read more »

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The dental industry is more competitive today than ever before, with not only a massive number of dental jobs available, but a much wider variety of dental positions than before too. With more and more of us looking to undergo cosmetic dental procedures ranging from tooth whitening to veneers, invisible fillings and crowns to invisible… Read more »

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Next week, from 19th to the 23rd November, it is Anti Bullying Week. An important time to think about this serious issue, but what does this have to do with dentistry, if anything at all? Research suggests that the dental industry may have a significantly larger role to play in anti bullying, and this is… Read more »

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First there were standard braces for helping line teeth up neatly, but most people realised that these fell far short of the ideal in terms of appearance and comfort. Then came invisible teeth aligners, or clear braces, which were miles better in both the comfort and the appearance stakes. Most people can’t easily tell if… Read more »

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We all know that one of the main causes of oral cancer is smoking, but it is predicted that within 10 years gum disease could well rival tobacco as the main cause of oral cancer. A recent study by the British Dental Health Foundation has discovered that gum disease may well be directly linked to… Read more »

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How long have dental implants been around do you think? The answer may surprise you, because far from being something that is new, dental implants have been around for many hundreds of years. In fact fairly recent analysis reveals that the Mayans were using dental implants nearly one and a half thousand years ago, in… Read more »

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We all know that a large number of patients find visiting the dentist, even just for a checkup, something of a stressful experience. In fact to be honest there are relatively few patients who come bouncing and leaping into the surgery full of enthusiasm and anticipation. We can but hope! But the Institute of Hypnotherapy… Read more »

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BUPA has recently carried out a survey across the UK which reveals some very interesting statistics. It seems that 4% of adults in the UK have never visited a dentist at any time. 14% of people in the UK have not visited a dentist at any time in the past four years, and only around… Read more »