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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GDC to receive an accountability hearing

The Health Select Committee is to hold an accountability hearing with the General Dental Council (GDC) on Tuesday 3 March 2015. Professional regulators, including the General Medical Council and Nursing and Midwifery Council, have been subject to regular accountability hearings since 2010. The dental regulator, despite being reviewed by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA), has previously … Continued

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Win an iPad

For your chance to win an iPad, simply visit www.futurehealthpartnership.co.uk/survey to fill in the Future Health Partnership’s (FHP) survey and share your opinions on the business of dentistry. FHP community interest company (CIC) is a not-for-profit healthcare organisation. It is similar to a ‘John Lewis’ style of business, offering a viable, ethical future for healthcare. Each … Continued

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App to increase your aesthetic practice

Gizgil dental imaging app helps with aesthetic facial and dental treatments. In a world where mobile devices like tablets are taking over from conventional personal computers, it is possible to see the benefits of tablets and that they can be more versatile and user friendly.       The app Gizgil medical/dental imaging app is … Continued

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Landmark prosecution of illegal tooth whitening training provider

The General Dental Council (GDC) has secured its first prosecution of an illegal tooth whitening training provider. Martyn Collier, director of Smile Like the Stars Training Limited, was found guilty of two offences of unlawfully practising dentistry, namely tooth whitening, on 26 January 2015. Mr Collier was found guilty in his absence at Cwmbran Magistrates’ … Continued

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New appointments at the GDC

The General Dental Council (GDC) has appointed a new group of members to its independent appointments committee. The appointments committee’s role is to oversee the recruitment, training and performance management of the GDC’s independent fitness to practise panel, made up of 144 members, and recruit new members as required. It is also responsible for recommending … Continued

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Added value with aesthetics

Discover how much more you can offer your patients by incorporating medical aesthetics into your practice. In 2015 the UK cosmetic procedures market worth is forecasted to reach £3.6bn. With injectables making up a significant proportion of this, many dentists are adding medical aesthetic treatments to their current offering. Dr Emma Ravichandran, an accomplished general … Continued

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Lifelike aesthetics

The BACD explains what you might have missed out on at the BACD Annual Conference. The ACC Liverpool played host to this year’s exciting British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) Annual Conference, and the heart of the Albert Docks offered a perfect backdrop. Inspiring change As was emphasised throughout the conference, modern cosmetic treatments are … Continued

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The Dentistry Awards 2014

The Dentistry Awards 2014 at the Athena, Leicester proved the perfect occasion to celebrate the very finest in UK dentistry. With over 30 winners announced and more than 600 guests in attendance, the Dentistry Awards proved why it is the leading awards ceremony in the UK. A drinks reception greeted guests to the Manhatten-themed evening, … Continued

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BDA responds to Which? investigation over dental costs and treatment options

Which? has published a recent investigation showing that patients are confused about the costs and options for their treatment because some dentists aren’t explaining dental prices upfront, or being clear about what NHS treatment patients may be entitled to. The investigation included sending undercover researchers as NHS patients into the dentist’s chair in 25 dental practices offering both … Continued

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Premier Symposium pulls in a crowd

Clinical and dento-legal conference hits the right notes for current affairs. Julian English reports. More than 250 dental professionals attended Premier Symposium – a joint Dental Protection and Schülke conference – for an insight into the challenges of complex clinical, ethical and dento-legal issues. Dental Protection and Schülke, a European leader in cross-infection, have extensive … Continued

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Free London seminar: staying ahead of the game

Patient Plan Direct is proud to be hosting a free evening seminar for dentists and practice managers with drinks and canapés, held at the impressive and prestigious Drummonds Bank in central London, on 19 February 2015. The seminar, kindly sponsored by Natwest, provides the opportunity to listen in to expert advice on some of 2015’s hottest … Continued

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Denteez – more than social networking

Denteez provides users with the chance to expand their global network. Denteez is a free global social networking platform combined with a host of service providers for dental professionals. These services range from accountants to uniform and workware. And Denteez is even more than this; there are courses, events, classifieds, jobs, news and product information, … Continued

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An ‘unforgettable’ evening in support of Bobby’s Walk Full Circle

On the 13 December, the Sterling Dental Foundation hosted a spectacular and unforgettable charity ball in support of ‘Bobby’s Walk Full Circle’. Held at the luxurious Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London, lucky attendees were able to network with colleagues and friends, and enjoy top class entertainment, a champagne reception and award winning cuisine, while hearing all … Continued