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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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… ‘The hardest week so far’: one dentist’s experience of getting back to practice The return of dentistry hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing. In fact one dentist tells us it’s been ‘the hardest week so far’. We’ve included some of … Continued

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How prepared is dentistry for a second COVID-19 wave?

Seb Evans explores the possibility of a second COVID-19 wave and the impact this will have on dentistry. In an open letter published in the British Medical Journal recently, healthcare leaders questioned whether the UK is properly prepared for a second COVID-19 wave of the coronavirus. As the government slowly starts to lift restrictions, the open … Continued

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Dental Protection offers support if unable to wear a fit-tested mask

Dental Protection is still offering its membership and assistance if clinicians are unable to wear a fit-tested mask. After the reopening of dental practices on 8 June, clinicians have raced to get fit-tested for correct-fitting PPE. Latest SOP guidance says primary dental care providers may carry out both AGP and non-AGP care with appropriate fitting … Continued

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An innovative solution to aerosol management in dental practices

An innovative easy solution to prevent clinicians’ exposure to airborne particles from dental procedures using redirection and trapping. Aerosol clouds carry airborne particles including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The NHS standard operating procedure advises contact precautions to prevent and control infection transmission via direct or indirect contacts. This is the most common route … Continued

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The minimally invasive management of class II carious lesions

Louis Mackenzie is hosting a free webinar on the minimally invasive management of class II carious lesions on Tuesday 30 June at 19:00. This webinar aims to provide an update on the latest materials, equipment and evidence-based clinical techniques for the minimally invasive management of class II carious lesions. By the end of this webinar, … Continued

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Dentistry Online’s award winners – Ivin Tan

Ivin Tan talks about winning an award and the massive impact it’s had on the practice and the team. How does it feel to have won an award? We are absolutely delighted to have won several awards, from both the Dentistry Scotland Awards, The Dentistry Awards and the Private Dentistry Awards. It’s a wonderful feeling … 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… Black Lives Matter – experiences from the dental profession The #blacklivesmatter movement is gathering more attention and momentum across the world. But is racism felt in dentistry? We spoke to three dental professionals this week to hear their experiences. … Continued

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Leading the way in dental education in the new normal

Earlier this week, Ash Parmar and Manish Chitnis met virtually with Dentistry Online, so that these two highly respected leading lights in the field of cosmetic dentistry could share with readers the future of dental education in light of COVID-19. It’s an understatement to say we have been through a challenging few months. As leaders … Continued

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Swift Dental – a laboratory that you can truly rely on to assist your practices’ recovery!

Swift Dental Laboratory explains why dentists can rely on its services as practices start to reopen. According to the BDA: ‘Around 600,000 patients have needed urgent dental treatment for problems’, such as infections and broken teeth since lockdown began. Swift Dental Laboratory is fully open for business – all our services have resumed. We have … Continued

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Back in practice – back with a bang

J&S Davis explains how its array of solutions can help you get back in practice with a bang. If you are back in practice or going back soon, the right tools will make the process as smooth, efficient and successful as possible. That means reviewing what you have available to you, assessing its advantages in … Continued

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The Strong Teeth project

Oral-B is hosting a free webinar explaining what the Strong Teeth project is on Tuesday 23 June at 19:00. This lecture will showcase different resources, videos and training material to support dental teams to have effective behaviour change conversations with their patients. The ‘Strong Teeth’ project was developed to support dental teams have effective oral … Continued

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Make life easier as you return to practice

J&S Davis explains how BPR Swiss mobile dental units can help make your life easier when you head back to practice. With dental practices re-opening their doors, safety and efficiency are the orders of the day. Make life easier for your team by introducing mobile dental units from BPR Swiss, available through J&S Davis. BPR … 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… Dental profession reacts as practices start to reopen Many dental practices across England started opening their doors to patients this week. Here you gave us your thoughts on this next step after the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘Can does not mean … Continued

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90 seconds during lockdown with…Kreena Patel

Kreena Patel talks about bumping into snakes whilst out walking, gardening and giving webinars on endodontics during lockdown. More about Kreena Patel Kreena Patel is a specialist in endodontics. She graduated from the University of Manchester and completed her specialist training at Kings College London. Kreena qualified with distinction. She has also worked in general … Continued