• Billionaire founders’ firm begins rapid UK expansion

    Start-up plans to employ more than 300 dentists, orthodontists and dental nurses News of the British Orthodontic Society and Oral… Read more

    October 14, 2019 / editorial

  • Rise in violent patients

    The Dental Defence Union has seen an increase in dental professionals wanting advice or support on how to deal with… Read more

    October 14, 2019 / editorial

  • Time to get real

    Students with super high grades will strive to be specialists in lucrative and ‘niche’ treatments at the cutting edge. What… Read more

    October 14, 2019 / editorial

  • October 2019

    In this issue: A Safety update and Quality Improvement, the Safety Climate Survey; The Hall Technique a Scottish innovation saving… Read more

    October 10, 2019 / editorial

  • A waiting game

    Will Peakin  editor@sdmag.co.ukFollow Scottish Dental on twitter at: @ScottishDental A little over 20 years ago, an Agence France-Presse report caught… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • Disrupt this!

    Can start-ups challenge a £40bn industry? (Clue: don’t hold your breath) Disruptive innovation, said Clayton Christensen, is a process whereby… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • Artificial Intelligence: A vision of the future

    Imagining a toothbrush that detects wider health issues and connects directly with health professionals While start-ups attempt to disrupt the… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • Closing the circle

    NHS National Services Scotland launches a three-pronged initiative to tackle waste Taking part in a BBC Radio 4 programme earlier… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • A problem or a crisis

    Harsha Kumar shares her thoughts on children’s oral care and on why parents need to be better educated about the… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • New thinking to combat oral cancer

    International speakers, expert panellists, and delegates selected from around the world are to share the issues they face in the… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial


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  • Examianation of the truth

    It isn’t enough to think ‘I did that OK’; professionals need to give the process of reflection authority and value… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • Meaningful milestone

    Consultation represents the next step on the journey towards achieving a more effective system of CPD Some dental professionals feel… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • Raise a glass to the President

    Working alongside pioneering surgeons and dedicated nurses has shaped Roz McMullan’s approach to her life’s work Words: Will Peakin Abottle… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • Aiming to unite

    President-elect of the ADI wants to increase access to education and inspire more women to get involved Thinking about a… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • Show me the evidence

    At this year’s British Orthodontic Conference, Professor Greg Huang from Washington State University will deliver the prestigious Northcroft memorial lecture.… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • EBD the key highlights

    Preparing to step down after 20 years, the editor of the journal of Evidence-based Dentistry looks back at watershed studies… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • Indemnity – the truth surfaces

    As dentists scramble to switch to an insurance model, one question arises over and over again words: Neil Taylor In… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • MDDUS Case Study: Slow Perio

    Mr K should have been offered smoking cessation advice and referred to a periodontist DAY ONE A 42-year-old long-term smoker… Read more

    August 15, 2019 / editorial

  • August 2019

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    August 14, 2019 / editorial

  • Talent to inspire

    With new categories and criteria, the Scottish Dental Awards this year attracted a record number of  entries from all areas… Read more

    June 17, 2019 / editorial