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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BSPD recommends measures to reduce ‘alarming proportion’ of children with tooth decay

The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) has urged MPs on the House of Commons Health Select Committee to take measures to reduce the ‘alarming proportion’ of children in England suffering from disproportionately high levels of tooth decay. In the written submission to the committee, the BSPD says members unanimously believe that the oral health of … Continued

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An implant system that brings versatility to your practice

Dental implants have been around for more than 30 years and as of today they have become the golden standard for replacing missing teeth. The main characteristics of existing implant systems have been determined by a couple of milestone innovations and achievements in macro and micro implant design, which include; the internal connection, rough surface, … Continued

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Introducing the Botox Training Club

The certified Botox Training Club covers the three most common areas requested by patients: forehead, frown and eyes. What’s included: Pre-workshop – all paperwork to have you set up prior to the workshop beginning During workshop – delegates’ pack to include consent forms, post operative advice sheets and marketing material. The Botox Training Club provides all the … Continued

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Coordinated offensive on obesity and decay

A coordinated offensive to tackle both obesity and dental decay in children and young people has been recommended by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD). A new position statement from the BSPD highlights the diet and lifestyle factors common to the two conditions, which are both alarmingly prevalent among under-16s. The most recent (2013/14) National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) showed that 33% of 11-year-olds … Continued

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Improving your dentistry

Shabs Patel describes his experience of using The Dawson Academy to improve his dentistry. 1. Tell us about yourself and your dental history I qualified from Newcastle University in 1992, and at the time wanted to be a maxillofacial surgeon. The face is such an important area of the body that it commands a lot … Continued

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Putting patients at the heart of your practice

Binley Woods Dentistry explains why the patients always come first. The importance of developing a trusting relationship between the patient and dental team should never be underestimated. At Binley Woods Dentistry near Coventry, the small team at this family-run private practice has taken this to heart and make every effort not only to deliver excellent … Continued

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CPD Dentistry

To celebrate the imminent 2015 release of CPD Dentistry Editions, award winning CPD providers, FMC, are providing you  an exclusive offer. Subscribe or renew your CPD Dentistry – Nurse/Hygienist/Technician or Dentist Edition today and you will receive a £25 John Lewis or Selfridges voucher to spend in store! The journals contain everything you need to … Continued

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BDA supports calls for coordinated action on obesity and tooth decay

The British Dental Association (BDA) has announced its support for the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry’s (BSPD) call for a coordinated offensive to tackle both obesity and dental decay in children and young people under 16. In a new position paper published recently, the BSPD advocates clearer food labelling, close liaison with dieticians, and a … Continued

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Peri-implant inflammation – misfortune of fate or avoidable?

The Association of Dental Implantology (ADI) was delighted to be invited as a stakeholder to the recent BDIZ EDI 10th European Consensus Conference (EUCC) in Cologne, entitled ‘Peri-implant inflammation – misfortune of fate or avoidable?’. Representing the ADI was President Philip Friel, together with new ADI director of education, Peter Fairbairn. ‘It was a very worthwhile trip,’ … Continued

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Supporting BACD regional meetings

At the Luke Barnett Centre we are proud to be sponsoring the London BACD Regional Meetings throughout 2015. These meetings are local, evening affairs where dentists, technicians and team members can learn about aspects of cosmetic dentistry. We have always found them to be a great way to meet with other dentists and technicians in … Continued

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Suspending (dis)belief

Kevin Lewis discusses the current perceptions of dentists and explains where all this has come from. It is said that people only believe what they want to believe. Indeed, I am reliably informed that it was said by Julius Caesar, and if you will believe that you will believe anything. The phrase has also been … Continued

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Your practice’s digital existence

Are you utilising the world wide web for your practice? Chloe Bradbury discusses what tools you could implement to make it work for you. It’s always worth taking time to consider, assess and reevaluate your practice’s digital existence. It is vitally important to take time to consider what is working for you, what isn’t, what … Continued

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American College of Dentists awards fellowship

The American College of Dentists has awarded a fellowship to Dr Alistair MacDonald (pictured on the right hand side). Dr MacDonald of Glasgow was awarded the fellowship in October 2014 during the American College of Dentists’ annual meeting and convention in San Antonio, Texas. A graduate of Glasgow University, Dr MacDonald received his specialty training in … Continued

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Dental students help to improve dental care for Salvation Army residents

A group of second year dental students from Plymouth University, supported by the Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise, are working with residents from the Salvation Army’s Devonport Lifehouse homeless centre in Plymouth, to help them become more aware of how to maintain good oral health and access dental treatment. The students have had several sessions with … Continued

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Have your say…

…and be entered to win a Hotel Chocolat gift hamper worth £155! FMC and Independent Seminars are the team behind some of the UK’s most popular postgraduate courses, including CPD Dentistry UK, the World Aesthetic Congress, Dentistry Live and Endodontic Masterclass. In planning for the future, FMC wants to make sure it brings you the … Continued

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The varying roles of a practice manager

DPAS explains how it can help with the changing role of the practice manager. When it comes to the day-to-day running of a dental surgery, the role of the practice manager is always one of great responsibility and requires the ability to manage a wide range of duties efficiently and effectively, but it varies enormously … Continued

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On the road again

Sunir Gyawali has taken to the road for Philips covering the Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Essex areas for Philips Zoom! and Philips Sonicare. Sunir has been with Philips for just under two years working on the inside sales team. He has recently changed to the outside role and will apply the knowledge he has gained in that time … Continued

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Hitting the right chord at the Dentistry Show

Kerr’s team is excited to meet up with dental professionals at the forthcoming Dentistry Show. In addition to exhibiting the brand new Elements Free obturation system, which has all the great benefits of the original Elements system, plus it’s cordless, you can expect to see: Sonicfill, the fast and easy composite bulk fill system for … Continued