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  • Lives in your hands

    By and large, life in a dental clinic is free of incidents of high drama. However, all that changed for… Read more

    December 18, 2018 / indepth

  • What lies beneath

    The dental profession is often viewed with envy. Outsiders perceive it as an ideal career: interesting, socially worthwhile, well-paid and… Read more

    December 18, 2018 / indepth

  • Access all areas

    Over the last few years, various reports on healthcare workforces have highlighted that there is a continuing difficulty in recruiting… Read more

    December 18, 2018 / indepth

  • The problem of millennials: a cautionary tale

    Def: Baby Boomers, born from WWII until the mid 60s; Generation X, until the late 70s/early 80s; Generation Y or… Read more

    December 17, 2018 / indepth

  • The essence of consent

    The panel meet for a discussion on Consent

    The requirements, legalities and practices around obtaining informed consent are now a major part of the teaching in all the… Read more

    October 3, 2018 / indepth

  • On high alert?

    Sabre-toothed tigers may have died out 11,000 years ago but no one has told the amygdala – the primitive part… Read more

    October 3, 2018 / indepth

  • Under pressure

    It was Christmas Day in 2009 and Karl was on his third call-out of the day. Instead of basking in… Read more

    October 3, 2018 / indepth

  • Heart of the matter

    In August 2018, the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) issued new advice to support the implementation of National Institute… Read more

    October 3, 2018 / indepth

  • Crash & burn

    Shocked face emoji

    It is now well recognised that rates of burnout within the dental profession are significant. Studies from around the world… Read more

    October 3, 2018 / indepth

  • Leading the way

    Portrait of Mike Arthur

    Mike Arthur, 2018 Scottish Dental Lifetime Achievement award recipient

    In addition to running his Wishaw dental practice for the past 46 years, Mike Arthur has also been representing his… Read more

    June 13, 2018 / indepth

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