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, assistant editor of Dentistry magazine and editor of Dentistry Scotland. Email: [email protected] Tel: 01923 851751
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Oral cancer rates doubled over the last two decades

Mouth cancer cases have more than doubled over the last 20 years, research from the Oral Health Foundation shows. Cases have increased by 135% in the past two decades, with 8,300 UK adults diagnosed with mouth cancer last year. Despite this increase, 75% of us are unaware of the symptoms of mouth cancer, the Oral … Continued

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Dental practice valuations experience a sharp drop

Dental practice valuations have taken a sharp drop in the last quarter, dropping to 128% of fee income. That’s according to the latest quarterly goodwill survey from NASDAL, which shows valuations have dropped by 12%. Despite this, the value for deals completed is slightly up, with an average goodwill value of 136% of gross fees. … Continued

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What you’ve missed this week

Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days… Fluoridation of water must be at the heart of prevention The green paper on prevention announced by Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock, has been welcomed by Professor Michael Lennon OBE, on behalf of the British Fluoridation … Continued

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The Implant Dentistry Show introduces…

With the Implant Dentistry Show kick starting 2019, we take a closer look at some of the speakers on the day. The Implant Dentistry Show is perfect for dentists and dental professionals looking to enter the world of implant dentistry, or maximise their skills. Held at the Novotel London West on 26 January 2019 from 9:00 to 17:00, this is … Continued

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‘Everything I’m looking for’

Implant dentist Chris Lucas opens up about why he adopted the ETK Naturactis implant system and how the iphysio Profile Designer is working in his practice. What’s your background? I started in practice in 1985. I took a job as a clinical assistant in a hospital at the same time as a consultant there came … Continued

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Dental implant nursing courses at ICE

ICE introduces its range of courses available to nurses looking to get involved with dental implants. ICE is an evidence-based provider of postgraduate dental education and training that offers a range of courses for dentists and dental care professionals. ICE supports delegates on their courses by finding patients for them and providing supervised mentoring. The ICE exceedingly trained … Continued

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‘Prevention focused’ NHS questioned by dentists

The NHS ‘prevention focused’ vision for the future has been questioned by the British Dental Association (BDA). Prevention is better than cure has been questioned for a lack of detail on preventable oral health diseases like tooth decay. Government spend on NHS dentistry has fallen per head in the last five years, while charges have increased. ‘The Health … Continued

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Be a part of the IAS Academy learning journey

IAS Academy explains how its training can help you progress with orthodontic appliances. When training with the IAS Academy, there is a progressive pathway with the appliances, meaning GDPs are required to gain the appropriate skills with certain appliances before they can advance to the next step. It begins with the Inman Aligner and Clearsmile … Continued

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Date set for new contract

The new NHS general dental services contract is to be rolled out from April 2020, Dentistry magazine has learned. The timetable for introducing the ‘reformed’ contract was delivered at a briefing from the Department of Health and NHS England earlier this month.    Speaking at BDIA Showcase, Eric Rooney, said: ‘We are working towards this timetable, … Continued