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See how the Kavo Estetica dental chair works

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The Kavo Estetica E30 dental chair opens a new dimension of dental excellence: the essence of high Kavo quality, reliability and efficiency at affordable entry level pricing. Easy and intuitive to use, safe and economical to operate. This treatment unit combines convenience and efficiency as part of your daily workload.

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A new charity launches in November to help educate people in the management of dental trauma

The charity – Dental Trauma UK – has been set up to help improve the care and treatment options for patients following traumatic dental injuries. Too many people are losing teeth unnecessarily after dental trauma, mainly because they are unaware of basic preventative steps to take in the aftermath of dental injury, such as re-implanting

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Open Wide and Step Inside – an innovative step to improving children’s oral health

A film, which the producers say is the first of its kind in the world, is to receive its debut in Plymouth on Wednesday 22 October. ‘Open Wide and Step Inside’ has been produced by the Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise, Peninsula Dental School and Plymouth University, with financial support of £105,000 from the worldwide Wrigley Company Foundation

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BADN responds to comment made to Dentistry about ARF hike

The British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) has been in continuous contact with the General Dental Council (GDC) on a number of issues; the most recent being the potential increase in the annual retention fee (ARF) for dental nurses. The BADN attended a meeting with the GDC and voiced the concerns of its members in relation to the ARF increase; its members do have access to

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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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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

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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