Seb Evans

Seb Evans

Author at Dentistry Online

Seb moved to FMC at the start of 2014. He is the editor of dentistry.co.uk and editor of Dentistry Scotland. Email: [email protected] Tel: 01923 851751
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Life in practice after lockdown – Jas Gill

Jas talks about his one-way directional pathway throughout his dental practice to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and other measures he introduced. More about Jaswinder Gill Jaswinder Gill qualified from King’s College Dental School, London, in 1995. Here he achieved his bachelor of dental surgery degree. He is committed to further education and in … Continued

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Dental news you’ve missed this week

Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days… Leicester dentists told ‘use clinical judgement’ on new lockdown measures It seems NHS England is learning and adapting as lockdown measures are lifted. Leicester dentists were told to use their own clinical judgement to decide whether they can stay open … Continued

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Life in practice after lockdown – Chris Barrow

With dental practices returning, Chris Barrow touches on the impact lockdown has on his business and gives his advice on dentistry’s return to work. More about Chris Barrow Chris has been in full-time employment for 49 years. He has operated his own businesses for 32 years. And he has been a trainer, consultant, coach and … Continued

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Oral-B IO – reaction from the dental profession

Last Friday saw the launch of the new Oral-B IO – its most advanced rechargeable electric toothbrush yet. This smart-looking brush claims to offer ‘a gentle, sensational clean patients can’t resist.’ Oral-B has done its homework. Following an eight-week clinical study, patients using the Oral-B IO when compared to those using a manual brush experienced: … Continued

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Embracing diversity

CODE explains how principals can help create a culture of diversity, equality and inclusion within dental practices. As businesses, we should all work to create a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion. Something that we all know is a hot topic across every media channel at the moment. The Black Lives Matter movement is causing … Continued

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Life in practice after lockdown – Zuber Bagasi

Zuber Bagasi explains what Synergy Dental is doing as practices slowly start reopening after the COVID-19 lockdown. More about Zuber Bagasi Zuber Bagasi, otherwise known as Zubz, offers a very caring and personal approach to his patients. Loved by all his patients, Zubz very quickly puts nervous patients at ease. As a young and vibrant … Continued

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Leicester dentists told ‘use clinical judgement’ on new lockdown measures

NHS England is telling dental practices across Leicester to use their clinical judgement as to whether they can remain open. The move comes after Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced the first local lockdown in the UK from the 30 June. With ‘10% of all positive cases in the country’ in Leicester, the government says all … Continued

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Life in practice after lockdown – Manrina Rhode

Manrina describes how the workflow in her practice has changed since going back and what new procedures they have introduced. More about Manrina Rhode Dr Manrina Rhode graduated from Guys Hospital London in 2002. Since she has become known as one of the top female cosmetic dentists in the UK. She continued her education at … Continued

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Dental news you’ve missed this week

Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days… ‘The hardest week so far’: one dentist’s experience of getting back to practice The return of dentistry hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing. In fact one dentist tells us it’s been ‘the hardest week so far’. We’ve included some of … Continued

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How prepared is dentistry for a second COVID-19 wave?

Seb Evans explores the possibility of a second COVID-19 wave and the impact this will have on dentistry. In an open letter published in the British Medical Journal recently, healthcare leaders questioned whether the UK is properly prepared for a second COVID-19 wave of the coronavirus. As the government slowly starts to lift restrictions, the open … Continued

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Dental Protection offers support if unable to wear a fit-tested mask

Dental Protection is still offering its membership and assistance if clinicians are unable to wear a fit-tested mask. After the reopening of dental practices on 8 June, clinicians have raced to get fit-tested for correct-fitting PPE. Latest SOP guidance says primary dental care providers may carry out both AGP and non-AGP care with appropriate fitting … Continued

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An innovative solution to aerosol management in dental practices

An innovative easy solution to prevent clinicians’ exposure to airborne particles from dental procedures using redirection and trapping. Aerosol clouds carry airborne particles including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The NHS standard operating procedure advises contact precautions to prevent and control infection transmission via direct or indirect contacts. This is the most common route … Continued

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The minimally invasive management of class II carious lesions

Louis Mackenzie is hosting a free webinar on the minimally invasive management of class II carious lesions on Tuesday 30 June at 19:00. This webinar aims to provide an update on the latest materials, equipment and evidence-based clinical techniques for the minimally invasive management of class II carious lesions. By the end of this webinar, … Continued

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Dentistry Online’s award winners – Ivin Tan

Ivin Tan talks about winning an award and the massive impact it’s had on the practice and the team. How does it feel to have won an award? We are absolutely delighted to have won several awards, from both the Dentistry Scotland Awards, The Dentistry Awards and the Private Dentistry Awards. It’s a wonderful feeling … Continued

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Dental news you’ve missed this week

Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days… Black Lives Matter – experiences from the dental profession The #blacklivesmatter movement is gathering more attention and momentum across the world. But is racism felt in dentistry? We spoke to three dental professionals this week to hear their experiences. … Continued

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Leading the way in dental education in the new normal

Earlier this week, Ash Parmar and Manish Chitnis met virtually with Dentistry Online, so that these two highly respected leading lights in the field of cosmetic dentistry could share with readers the future of dental education in light of COVID-19. It’s an understatement to say we have been through a challenging few months. As leaders … Continued