Luke Barnett discusses the benefits of one-to-one training. How do most people learn new skills in the most effective manner? When you have learned a new technique or process, what works best for you? I suppose that everyone is different but there must be some common elements as to what makes education more effective. What
Headquartered in Hambrook in south Gloucestershire, Oasis Dental Care, provider of private dental care services and a major provider to the NHS, has featured in the prestigious annual league table of British businesses for the second year running. The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 ranks Britain’s leading private mid-market growth companies by sales.
Neil Photay gives you some hints and tips on how to get the perfect shade. There is a whole science behind accurate shade taking. The more information you can get to the technician, the better. Ideally every ceramist would love to work with photos, as they get an idea of the whole character of the
Registration for the 8th International Orthodontic Congress (IOC) – organised by the British Orthodontic Society, to be held in London over 27-30 September 2015 – is now open. The IOC takes place every five years and is jointly organised by the World Federation of Orthodontists. Early-bird registration fees are on offer until 2 June 2015;
Jignesh Panchal recaps treating his first patient. Towards the end of our second year of BDS, we undertake a clinical readiness examination, which is designed to assess and confirm whether we are fit to treat our own patients. Essentially, this exam allows us to transpose the skills gained in the phantom head room into a
Researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry have received one of the prestigious 2014 Oral and Dental Research Trust-GSK Research Awards, for a research project that seeks to re-programme the immune system to stop bone destruction and tooth loss in severe gum disease. The study relates to periodontitis, which is a common oral
Research from the University of Kent has discovered a link between prenatal enamel growth rates in teeth and weaning in human babies. The research found that incisor teeth grow quickly in the early stages of the second trimester of a baby’s development, while molars grow at a slower rate in the third trimester. This is
Trailblazer in Dental Health’s standards have been approved by the Government. Read on to find out why the scheme’s organiser, Mustafa Mohammed, thinks it can work so well. The standards that were developed by the Trailblazer in Dental Health have been approved under phase two of the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills’ Trailblazers apprenticeship
Tony Beale describes two new simple products that can improve intraoral vision for dental operatives. In order to achieve optimum results in all dental procedures, whether these are routine examinations, or complex surgical operations, the prime concern of the operator must be to maximise quality of vision. As it is impossible to arrest the onward
As the season of goodwill approaches, Henry Schein Dental is passing it on to its customers. Over the coming weeks practices can take advantage of a range of seasonal gifts and special offers, available until 19 December 2014. The seasonal giveaway is the perfect opportunity for Henry Schein Dental’s customers to enjoy a little treat.