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  • Life savers

    Oral cancer is one of the fastest growing cancers in the UK. In the last 20 years, the diagnosis of… Read more

    April 11, 2019 / indepth

  • A Scottish enlightenment

    In the second of our series of interviews examining the status of dentistry in the political and policy frameworks of… Read more

    April 11, 2019 / indepth

  • Assessment in aesthetic dentistry: A psychological perspective

    In our modern society, peer pressure to have the perfect appearance ensures there is a constant demand for cosmetic procedures.… Read more

    April 11, 2019 / indepth

  • Social media, a blessing or a curse?

    Words: Philip Johnstone, Dentolegal consultant team leader, Dental Protection The world has rapidly transformed into a highly technological place, and… Read more

    April 11, 2019 / indepth

  • Patient protection project proves a knock-out

    A trio of dental core trainees have been working with students and sports teams to improve outcomes following dental trauma… Read more

    April 11, 2019 / indepth

  • Patience rewarded

    Arthur Dent is a practising NHS dentist in Scotland. Got a comment or question for Arthur? Email arthurdent@sdmag.co.uk There are… Read more

    April 11, 2019 / indepth

  • How to fight ‘fight or flight’

    HOW does it make you feel when your receptionist informs you that “this next patient is REALLY nervous”? Dental anxiety… Read more

    February 12, 2019 / indepth

  • An assault on dignity

    Bullying within the workplace can take many forms, including verbal, non-verbal, psychological or even physical abuse. It can involve rudeness… Read more

    February 12, 2019 / indepth

  • Politics and the dentist

    CC. Anas Sarwar Scottish Labour Party. Member of Scottish Parliament

    Healthcare is arguably one of the biggest political footballs there is: plans for the NHS can influence election results hugely;… Read more

    February 12, 2019 / indepth

  • Help the Ageing

    Scotland’s ageing population is presenting new challenges to our healthcare system. One of the most pressing is the lack of… Read more

    February 12, 2019 / indepth