Articles, Dentistry

Buying a dental chair for my practice… the decision-making process

A case study from Dr Ihsan Khaliq, principal dental surgeon at Bawtry Dental Aesthetic and Implant Clinic. Dr Khaliq graduated from Kings College London and has since furthered his training at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute (UCL). When choosing a treatment unit for my practice, I looked at all the options from various manufacturers and was disappointed to find a limited choice that combined

Dentistry, News

Tickets are now available for Scotland’s biggest dentistry party

The Dentistry Scotland Awards 2014 are a celebration of everything that is great in Scottish dentistry. Tickets have now been released on general sale, whether you have entered the awards or not, so now is the time to book your place to attend the most anticipated event of the year. Held at the Glasgow Marriot

Articles, Young Dentist

Using a luxator for extractions

Amit Patel advises young dentists how and why the luxator can be used instead of a Couplands elevator for extractions. The appropriate use of a luxator in dental extractions can be a godsend for the patient and for you when performing atraumatic dental extractions. As young dentists, the appropriate use of these instruments may not

Articles, Dentistry

The power of your brand

Sam Brice, marketing manager at DPAS Dental Plans, talks about the importance of establishing a strong brand image for your practice. With so many other things to take into account, building a brand identity is not usually one of the first things that principals consider when setting up or expanding their practice. However, in reality

Articles, Dentistry

Equip the dental team to be the best it can

Practice Plan introduces Joy Marsden, who will be explaining how your team can pull together and survive and thrive in the dental world at this year’s workshop tour. Challenges and change are now part of daily life. They affect everyone at some point but it’s how you deal with them that’s the real deal-breaker. Dental

Dentistry, News

See how the Kavo Estetica dental chair works

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The Kavo Estetica E30 dental chair opens a new dimension of dental excellence: the essence of high Kavo quality, reliability and efficiency at affordable entry level pricing. Easy and intuitive to use, safe and economical to operate. This treatment unit combines convenience and efficiency as part of your daily workload.

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A new charity launches in November to help educate people in the management of dental trauma

The charity – Dental Trauma UK – has been set up to help improve the care and treatment options for patients following traumatic dental injuries. Too many people are losing teeth unnecessarily after dental trauma, mainly because they are unaware of basic preventative steps to take in the aftermath of dental injury, such as re-implanting

Dentistry, News

Open Wide and Step Inside – an innovative step to improving children’s oral health

A film, which the producers say is the first of its kind in the world, is to receive its debut in Plymouth on Wednesday 22 October. ‘Open Wide and Step Inside’ has been produced by the Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise, Peninsula Dental School and Plymouth University, with financial support of £105,000 from the worldwide Wrigley Company Foundation