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 and editor of Dentistry Scotland. Email: [email protected] Tel: 01923 851751
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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… Coronavirus The coronavirus is quickly grinding the UK to a halt. As things change and as the government announces new measures, we’ll do our best to bring you the latest updates and how they will impact dentistry. Non-urgent … Continued

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DD backs 3D Printing COVID-19 Dental and Medical part Initiative with £10k resin donation

DD has pledged its support to the 3D Printing COVID-19 Dental and Medical Part Initiative. It has made a donation of more than £10,000 worth of resin. As dentists now join forces to support the NHS by printing components for ventilators and personal protection equipment. This initiative is created by the International Digital Dental Academy … Continued

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How are you using your time away from the practice?

We want to find out what you’re doing if you can no longer practice dentistry due to COVID-19. The coronavirus is forcing many practices around the UK to shut their doors to any incoming patients. This is often leaving dentists without and income. So, we’re eager to hear what you’re up to and how we … Continued

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How is the coronavirus impacting the people and practices in dentistry?

Here we give a few different stories from dentists and dental professionals about how they’re dealing with the coronavirus. Shakir Mughal – practice principal, Bucklersbury Dental Studio, Hitchin In an unprecedented time, dentistry, just like all other industries faces immense challenges. These are my experiences and challenges as a principal of two predominantly private practices. … Continued

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Coming clean about sanitisers

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Clinisept+ explains why its hand and face sanitiser is so effective against COVID-19. During recent weeks it has become distressingly apparent that there is a high level of confusion amongst the general public about which sanitising products are effective against the coronavirus.  Posts on social media, in particular, … Continued

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90 seconds with…Bhavin Patel

Bhavin Patel gives his reasons for getting into dentistry and his strangest experience in dentistry. Bhavin Patel Qualifying from St Bartholomews and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London in 2006, Bhavin graduated with distinctions in every part of the BDS undergraduate course. After completing vocational training he obtained a senior … Continued

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Join Portman Dental Care’s COVID-19 webinar

Portman Dental Care is inviting all dental colleagues to sign up to its COVID-19 webinar. A message to our colleagues, associates, peers and fellow dental professionals – it’s time we all come together to help one another as an industry. With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic gaining greater momentum throughout the UK, we understand that these … Continued

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The immediate impact of the digital consultation

Speaking at the London Dentistry Show in 2019, Marcos White explains how the digital consultation has an immediate impact on your practice. On your evolution into digital dentistry, some are considering a scanner, others already have one. Marcos therefore believes at one point in the future you’ll find you end up going completely digital. Marcos … 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… Coronavirus We’re currently in the middle of a coronavirus pandemic. Things are moving so quickly it’s becoming a struggle to keep up and work out how these changes impact the profession. And, as the virus continues to spread, … Continued

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Philips – COVID-19 update

Philips gives its update on the current coronavirus outbreak affecting the UK. We understand that during these difficult times patient contact has reduced and conditions are far from ideal for dental professionals. Philips are here to support you. If you wish to keep up with any learning, you are welcome to join our free ECPD … Continued

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Coronavirus – what’s the financial impact on dentistry?

As the coronavirus causes businesses to start shutting down across the UK, we find out what the financial implications are for dentistry. This week the UK government announced significant new measures following the coronavirus outbreak: Avoid social gatherings with friends and family Avoid non-essential travel and work from home where possible Cancel all unnecessary visits … Continued

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FMC postpones its exhibitions in the wake of the coronavirus

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, FMC is postponing its major exhibitions over the coming weeks. FMC is putting the wellbeing of attendees, exhibitors, speakers and sponsors at exhibitions is the number one priority. Therefore it has decided to postpone the following events: North of England Dentistry Show (previously scheduled for 28 March) – new … Continued

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Smilefast: a new delivery concept in delivering affordable smile makeovers

Thomas Sealey and Olumide Ojo discuss how Smilefast can help give your patients affordable smile makeovers. How do we improve the quality and consistency of cosmetic smile makeovers? Smilefast is a new concept that brings together the three essential facets of modern cosmetic dentistry: Orthodontics Ceramics Composites. By informing and guiding the treatment planning, Smilefast … Continued

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Align Growth Summit – Karla Soto

The Align Growth Summit will welcome hundreds of dentists from around the world to Dubrovnik this 19-20 June. The Growth Summit is a must-attend event for all dentists looking to keep up with evolving patient expectations. Align recognises life doesn’t stand still and neither should dentists or dental practices. The summit will highlight emerging trends … Continued

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90 seconds with…John Makin

In this video John Makin gives his strangest experience in dentistry as well as his ambitions for the future of the profession. John Makin John Makin qualified from Manchester Dental School in 1983 and has postgraduate diplomas in law and dental education. A former GDP, John has nearly 30 years’ experience of NHS and private … 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… Kimberley Finlayson: 1967-2020 The passing away of Kimberley Finlayson, one of the co-founders of FMC, following a short illness has overshadowed the rest of the news this week. A driving force behind the scenes of the company, Kimberley’s … Continued

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90 seconds with…Barry Oulton

Here Barry Oulton explains why laughing gas was his route into dentistry and what his ambitions are for the future. Barry Oulton Barry Oulton qualified from the University of Leeds in 1993. Then he obtained his DPDS from Bristol University in 2001 and his masters level at the Aesthetic Advantage in West Palm Beach Florida. … Continued

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Coronavirus forces dental practice in Scotland to shut

Stewart and Stewart Dental Practice in Lanarkshire is closing temporarily after NHS Lanarkshire confirmed a coronavirus case at the practice. The practice is contacting patients who have been to visit the practice since confirming the case. Glasgow Live reports that the practice is informing all staff and given public health advice. ‘We want to reassure … Continued