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 and editor of Dentistry Scotland. Email: [email protected] Tel: 01923 851751
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Brushing teeth three times a day could lead to a healthier heart

Brushing teeth three times a day could help boost your heart health, new research shows. Researchers looked at the height, weight, illness history, oral health and brushing habits of over 160,000 people in South Korea. They found brushing teeth three caused a 10% drop in atrial fibrillation and 12% drop in heart failure. ‘One possibility is that … Continued

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Longer hours needed to maintain same levels of dental pay

Three quarters (75%) of dentists feel they have to work longer hours to maintain the same levels of dental pay. Consequently 82% believe it is becoming harder to make a good income out of dentistry. That’s according to Dentally’s The state of Dentistry 2019 report, which surveyed the views, challenges and moods of practice owners. ‘Understanding the views … Continued

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Festive drinks contain ‘shocking’ amount of sugar

High street coffee chains are failing to reduce the sugar content of their festive drinks, a new survey shows. The sugar content of some festive drinks contained the same amount of sugar as three cans of Coca Cola. Furthermore, the survey showed all of the largest sizes surveyed would receive a red traffic light for sugars … Continued

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New dimensions: Dentex corporate debate challenges practice ownership assumptions

Dentex recently hosted a debate to help address some concerns principals may have when considering selling to a corporate. Conscious that joining a group may not be for everyone, the debate – titled ‘Why you shouldn’t sell to a corporate’ – reflected Dentex’s desire to help principals identify when selling might be appropriate. As well as … Continued

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Number of children smoking continues to decline

The percentage of eight- to 15-year-old children smoking in England has dropped to 4%. That’s according to the latest Health Survey for England, which shows a continued downward trend across all age groups. The percentage of children who have ever smoked has dropped from a high of 19% in 1997, the survey shows. ‘We welcome the survey results that … Continued

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Dentists tell government to drop raisins as school snacks

The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) is calling on the government to stop giving out raisins as snacks. The government-funded School Fruit and Vegetable Service (SFVS) gives out dried raisins as a snack each half term. BSPD believes these snacks and other dried fruits should only be kept to meal times due to their … Continued

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GDC launches strategy for the next three years – Right time. Right place. Right-touch

The GDC has announced its strategy for the next three years in Right time. Right place. Right-touch. The dental regulator consulted on its plans earlier this year, receiving only 79 responses. Following this the General Dental Council (GDC) has developed Right time. Right place. Right-touch and set its fees for the next three years. ‘The programme of work within Right time. Right place. … Continued

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Introducing the Planmeca Compact I3

Small, swift and clever – the Planmeca Compact I3. Planmeca Compact I3 The dental unit switches from left to right in 10 seconds. Personalised settings are also saved and retrieved with the touch of a card – work comfortably in any position. A great choice, especially for large chains. For more information about the Planmeca Compact … Continued



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