Seb Evans, Author at Dentistry.co.uk
Seb Evans

Seb Evans

Author at Dentistry.co.uk

Seb moved to FMC at the start of 2014. He is the editor of dentistry.co.uk, assistant editor of Dentistry magazine and editor of Dentistry Scotland. Email: [email protected] Tel: 01923 851751
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Dental awards, why bother?

If you’ve thought about entering dental awards, but wondered if they’re worth your time, the British Lingual Orthodontic Society’s (BLOS) Lingual Study Club is not to be missed. On Thursday 22 February, Dr Megan Hatfield will be sharing seven years’ experience of entering and judging dental awards in her talk ‘dental awards, why bother?’. Megan swept … Continued

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Dental students trained to recognise signs of abuse

Australian dental graduates at James Cook University (JCU) are being trained to recognise signs of domestic abuse. This is the first-of-its-kind program in Australia and was launched after students on placement in rural and remote locations commented they felt ‘out of their depth’ when patients presented with signs of domestic violence. ‘I had a number of … Continued

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Visibly whiter teeth with Young Prophy Paste

Young Dental presents a range of new pastes for professional teeth cleaning. They remove discolouration, achieve significant teeth whitening, and impress with their remarkable efficiency. The pH-neutral pastes are less abrasive than similar products, so have a particularly gentle feel, and are vegan as well as sugar-, lactose- and gluten-free. The ‘mint’ and ‘berry’ varieties … Continued

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Teamwork makes the dream work

If you’re looking to take your whole dental team out next year, make sure you book your place at the Practice Plan Workshop Tour. Christmas is now well and truly over and it’s time to start planning out your 2018 calendar. When you’re flicking through the 2018 list of dental conferences and deciding which ones … Continued

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Toothbrushing not enough to protect children’s teeth from sugary snacks

Toothbrushing alone cannot protect children’s teeth from the damage caused by sugary food and drink snacks. A study, published in the Journal of Public Health, found that snacking habits amongst under-fives have the most impact on their oral health, whilst relying on toothbrushing is not enough to prevent decay. ‘This research supports messages about snacking being … Continued

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A new way of teaching implantology

ICE Postgraduate Dental Institute and Hospital boasted a 100% pass rate in its most recent cohort of implantology students, Seb Evans went along to the centre to find out what’s different. The dental implant market is expected to grow by around 10% by 2020, according to figures from Persistence Market Research. Advances in technology and … Continued

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Bisphosphonates negatively affect dental implants

Bisphosphonates proven to have a negative affect on dental implants, a new study has shown. Often used by postmenopausal women who suffer from osteoporosis, which results in loss of bone mass and strength, bisphosphonates help to slow or prevent bone loss. However, the use of bisphosphonate therapy in terms of successful dental implants has not … Continued



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