Versha Miyanger, Author at Dentistry.co.uk
Versha Miyanger

Versha Miyanger

Author at Dentistry.co.uk

Versha Miyanger is the managing editor of Orthodontic Practice and Deputy Editor of Private Dentistry and Laboratory magazine. She has worked at FMC Ltd for over eleven years and has extensive experience in the world of dental publishing. Working in the publishing sector for over 20 years, she has written, edited and commissioned for several scientific, pharmaceutical, medical and engineering journals, both online, in print and on their social media sites. Email: [email protected]
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BOS announce new president and honorary patron

Professor Jonathan Sandler has been announced as president of the British Orthodontic Society and David Birnie as honorary patron Both will take up their roles in January 2018. Professor Jonathan describes his role as ‘the pinnacle of his professional career.’  Jonathan has been a consultant orthodontist at Chesterfield Royal Hospital for nearly 25 years and … Continued

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Five million patients for Align Technology

Align Technology, Inc. have announced that five million patients have started Invisalign treatment This is a significant milestone for the clear aligner company and their 127,000 Invisalign-trained dentists. ‘It’s very rewarding to see how rapidly Invisalign treatment is growing around the world. I can’t believe our first ‘million’ took ten years to achieve, while our … Continued

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Expansion for UK’s biggest ortho lab

Ashford Orthodontics, the largest orthodontic lab in the country, has expanded further with the recruitment of nine new members of staff Sean Thompson, managing director of the award-winning lab said the Sunderland-based company is still recruiting, despite now employing 40 people in a wide range of roles. ‘We’re still ambitious and still taking people on … Continued

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BOS welcomes revised format for CPD

The revised format for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which comes into force from January 2018 is welcomed by the British Orthodontic Society From the start of January 2018, professional development will be known as Enhanced CPD (ECPD). All General Dental Council (GDC) registrants will be expected to maintain a Professional Development Plan (PDP), which keeps … Continued

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Don’t coast into retirement

Practice Plan’s Richard Scarborough argues for a focused approach on growing your private patient numbers as you approach retirement For many, the years up to retirement are a time to take their foot off the pedal and, sometimes, enjoy working fewer hours. While the temptation to take this approach is obvious, I would urge you … Continued

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Empowering dentists to treat orthodontic cases

Dr Robert Scherngell, a renowned Austrian-based orthodontist and respected teacher of orthodontic practice, is hoping to improve access to training and help increase revenue for British dentists, by launching a series of seminars which empower them to treat orthodontic cases As part of his preparation for bringing his successful seminars to the UK, Dr Scherngell … Continued

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Align Technology supports orthodontic and dental research

Align Technology’s 2018 grant application process is now open for up to $300,000 in funding Align Technology, Inc have announced the opening of its 2018 Research Award Program to support clinical and scientific dental research in universities across the globe. This year, up to $300,000 will be awarded to university faculty for scientific and technological … Continued

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Realising your potential

With the rise in orthodontic treatment by general dentists, Neil Counihan from the London Orthodontic Academy says it is essential that you get the right training with the right people Orthodontics is one of the fastest growing and most rapidly changing areas of general dentistry. Fuelled by increased spending on oral care and the rising … Continued

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Learn more from the BLOS!

 On Thursday 16th November, orthodontists from across the UK will assemble in London for a Lingual Study Club with the British Lingual Orthodontic Society (BLOS). Joining BLOS is guest speaker and Incognito clinical advisor Dr Steffen Decker, who will be sharing his vast experience of digital workflows and the rewards that can be reaped through … Continued



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