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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Calls for legal reforms to halt growth in clinical negligence claims

The Government has been told to implement legal reforms that will help tackle the rising costs of clinical negligence. Dental Protection says a dentist in the UK is twice as likely to receive a claim for clinical negligence compared to ten years ago, with full-time dentists receiving two claims on average during their career. Dental Protection’s legal … Continued

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Navigating the digital world

Henry Schein recently ran its sixth Annual Digital Symposium. With the appetite for digital dentistry seemingly never ending, Seb Evans went along to find out what the fuss is all about. ‘Digital’ is the buzz word in dentistry at the moment. New product launches all talk about the ways digital dentistry can easily be integrated into … Continued

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Offering great after sales support

Seb Evans speaks to Alpa Johar about integrating Ismile into her practice. Seb Evans (SE): What made you choose Ismile? Alpa Johar (AJ): I’ve worked with other major practice management softwares in other practices where I’ve worked. I really liked that software. I bought a small practice, a private practice that had two surgeries. I … Continued

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People in Leeds spend most money on their teeth

People in Leeds spend the most money on their teeth, with £1,000 spent on average on tooth whitening every year. A new survey from Totallymoney.com has compared the average amounts spent on beauty around the country. The cities with the highest spend on their teeth are: Leeds – beauty expenditure amounts to £7,000 per capita each year in Leeds, with £1,000 … Continued

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School children drinking ‘high levels’ of sports drinks

Almost 90% of school children consume sports drinks, a new study published in the British Dental Journal has shown. The research found almost 90% of 12 to 14-year-olds consume high-sugar acidic drinks, despite understanding the negative effects on their oral health. Researchers believe children are drawn to the drinks due to their branding, believing the drinks … Continued

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ECPD launched by the General Dental Council

Enhanced continuous professional development (ECPD) has been launched today by the General Dental Council (GDC). ECPD will involve introducing a personal development plan for each member of the dental team and the GDC hopes this change will help develop and encourage lifelong learning The changes to CPD will come into force in January 2018 for dentists … Continued

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Healthcare regulation changes kicked into the long grass

Theresa May and the Government have failed to pledge reforms on healthcare regulation in the 2017-19 legislative programme. Despite promises in the 2017 Conservative manifesto, there was no mention of primary legislation on healthcare regulation in the Queen’s Speech. This comes despite rumours claiming Jeremy Hunt was considering shaking up regulation by creating one ‘super-watchdog’ regulator at … Continued

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Last chance to grab your tickets for Stars of Dentistry

The weather is set to be amazing this week – too good to be stuck in the normal routine! Why not take advantage of the lovely weather and head to London for the UK’s number one seminar for general dentistry – Stars of Dentistry? Based just outside Knightsbridge and London’s fabulous West End, Stars of Dentistry pulls … Continued

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New guidelines hope to improve oral health in care homes

Care home residents’ oral health needs are the focus of a new NICE quality standards guidelines. The guidelines outline the importance of assessing new resident’s oral health care needs and recording their needs in personal plans to ensure they’re continually reviewed. The new plans have been welcomed by the British Society of Dental Hygiene and … Continued



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