Articles, Young Dentist

The forward thinking young dentist

Mani Bhardwa discusses what steps you can take to climb the career ladder. With so many new technological breakthroughs appearing in today’s dentistry, we as the future of the nation’s dentists need to be ready, locked and loaded. Having many routes to take in our careers such as academia, primary care and specialist care to

News, Private

New partnership sees legal advice given to ADAM members

Yorkshire-based law firm LCF Law’s specialist team of dental lawyers has formed a partnership with the Association of Dental Administrators and Managers (ADAM) to provide legal advice and guidance to its UK members. As part of the agreement, more than 750 of ADAM’s members can benefit from advice and consultation regarding any legal matter. They

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The BDA announces it has initiated judicial review proceedings against the professional regulator the GDC

The GDC (General Dental Council), which has faced criticism from the Professional Standards Authority on the way it deals with patient complaints, has recently announced its desire to increase the professional fees paid by dentists by 64%. The BDA (British Dental Association) has accused the GDC of failing to provide clear evidence of the policy

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Tracy Stuart is raring to go for the upcoming Private Dentistry Conference

Tracy, of NBS Training, will be assisting dentists and their teams to work together more effectively for the benefit of all and increasing practice revenues. Tracy says: ‘A good team is greater than the sum of its parts, and I will be showing how everyone in the practice has an important and integral role in the

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Book now for great deals on verifiable CPD

The early bird catches the worm – and by booking now, dentists can catch a great deal on Independent Seminar’s biggest CPD event of the new year. CPD Dentistry UK is the hugely anticipated seminar that will allow dentists to cover an entire year’s worth of recommended CPD in just one day. And at just £75

News, Ortho

Against the Odds 2014

London orthodontist Dr Adil Mannan has been chosen as the winner of the British Orthodontic Society’s 2014 ‘Against the Odds’ competition, for helping a patient to smile again – the second year running he has won the top prize. Dr Mannan, who works at The Orthodontic Practice in Battersea, was nominated for the prestigious award

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Have health chiefs ducked a decision to put fluoride into tap water until after the general election?

Fluoridation was originally expected to be up and running in 200,000 homes in Southampton and south Hampshire this year, after a decision by the now-abolished strategic health authority (SHA). But the NHS shake-up, which axed SHAs, passed responsibility to Public Health England (PHE), which has said little on the controversy in the past 18 months.

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A social platform designed just for dental care professionals

Founders Amit Patel and Dev Patel both had a vision to help connect all dental professionals to help one another, build business relationships and friendships, whilst allowing members to showcase their professional achievements. Dental Circle is a mainstream social media platform, aimed at all dental professionals. Dentists, therapists, hygienists, laboratory technicians and nurses can all

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GDC receives a vote of no confidence from the GDPC

Leading dentists from the BDA’s (British Dental Association’s) General Dental Practice Committee (GDPC) have passed a vote of no confidence in the General Dental Council (GDC). The body, which represents UK general dental practitioners, voted unanimously in favour of the motion. The resolution stated that: ‘In view of the recent findings of the Professional Standards

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GDC pledges to put openness and honesty at the heart of healthcare

Regulators, including the General Dental Council (GDC), have recently pledged to do more to put openness and honesty at the heart of healthcare. Leaders of eight of the UK professional healthcare regulators have published a joint statement, setting out their commitment to a duty of candour for healthcare professionals. The common professional duty clarifies what