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  • The future of dental practice; time is of the essence

    The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) published its keenly anticipated ‘rapid review’ report on aerosol generating procedures (AGPs)and COVID-19… Read more

    October 9, 2020 / indepth

  • SDA; ‘We want to become the voice of dentistry in Scotland’

    Q&A with James Craig Why has the SDA been set-up? There have been multiple issues facing dentistry in Scotland for… Read more

    October 9, 2020 / indepth

  • Practice owners; new group aims to take the lead

    Like everyone, David Gibb has found it a worrying time for his family, friends – and the future of his… Read more

    October 9, 2020 / indepth

  • Learning from COVID-19

    Abstract This article reflects on the learning that has emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights the innovative opportunities for… Read more

    October 9, 2020 / indepth

  • Picture this, an optimist

    Jim Hall, co-founder, Clyde Munro Dental Group

    Twenty years ago, the co-founder of Clyde Munro transitioned from a legacy business into new technologies; he remains as fleet of foot today Read more

    August 24, 2020 / indepth

  • Lessons from lockdown – this isn’t normal

    At times, the path out feels more like trying to escape from a maze Read more

    August 24, 2020 / indepth

  • Face-to-face training will return

    But increasing and improving access to online CPD is the way forward Read more

    August 24, 2020 / indepth

  • Time for a radical rethink

    Michael Dhesi, principal dentist at Greygables Dental, on his experience of lockdown and the future of dentistry Read more

    August 24, 2020 / indepth

  • Bridging the gap

    Meeting rural health workers

    Figure 1 - As part of their training rural health workers are taught to give appropriate oral health messages to their communities

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing cancellation of 2020 Dental Training Programmes, the UK NGO Bridge2Aid sees a positive future Read more

    August 24, 2020 / indepth

  • We can see you now, virtually

    To say that Gregor McPherson’s journey to becoming a dentist – aged 30 – was unusual, is an understatement. “I… Read more

    June 15, 2020 / indepth

  • Scottish Dental magazine