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  • Protect the patient, look after each other

    At a conference on ‘Human Factors’ towards the end of last year, Niall Downey, a pilot with Aer Lingus, showed… Read more

    December 9, 2019 / editorial

  • A changing of the guard

    Guards illustration

    Or the new CDO is revolting? There are so many questions about rumoured plans for a new SDR, a new… Read more

    December 9, 2019 / editorial

  • Pay collapse continues as patient access worsens, says BDA

    Figures say that more than a million new patients have tried and failed to get appointments The British Dental Association… Read more

    October 14, 2019 / editorial

  • Don’t be caught by ’10 in two rule’, says GDC

    The General Dental Council (GDC) is warning dentists to not be caught out by the ‘10 in two rule’. Dentists… Read more

    October 14, 2019 / editorial

  • Teething products ‘could put infants’ health at risk’

    The British Dental Association (BDA) has urged parents to be on alert, as new research has revealed that nine of… Read more

    October 14, 2019 / editorial

  • Innovative new approach to mouth prop design

    Ralph Day BDS (Hons) originally qualified as a dentist. However, after gaining significant clinical experience, he decided to follow his… Read more

    October 14, 2019 / editorial

  • ‘GP at hand’ app warning

    The British Dental Association (BDA) has expressed scepticism over the role of teleconsultations in dentistry, following the launch of the… Read more

    October 14, 2019 / editorial

  • Selfies solve cases

    Selfies taken by missing persons before they disappear could prove key for future forensic dental identification, according to an expert… Read more

    October 14, 2019 / editorial

  • New app for professionals

    An app, the Dental Companion, was launched by the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP), providing mobile access to SDCEP’s… Read more

    October 14, 2019 / editorial

  • BDA launches lifeline

    The British Dental Association (BDA) has launched a partnership with the award-winning employee assistance programme Health Assured to provide all… Read more

    October 14, 2019 / editorial