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Latest news stories and opinions about the Dental, GP and Care Industries. For your ease of use, we have established categories under which you can source the relevant articles and news items.

Dentists

02nd December 2016

Retention, Access and Storage of Medical Records

Raj Majithia Dental Specialist M.Clin.Dent, FFGDP, BDS, LDSRCS, MJDF (UK), DPDS

How long should we retain various records in our practices? This question often causes confusion and in this article it...

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25th November 2016

Audits – An Essential Part of Professional Development

Raj Majithia Dental Specialist M.Clin.Dent, FFGDP, BDS, LDSRCS, MJDF (UK), DPDS

Dental team members need to show that the care they provide meets the standards expected by regulators. They must also...

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13th November 2016

Is Your Practice Contributing to Resistance of Antibiotics?

Raj Majithia Dental Specialist M.Clin.Dent, FFGDP, BDS, LDSRCS, MJDF (UK), DPDS

  Antibiotic resistance is a worrying issue globally and death rates from previously treatable and emerging infections are on the rise....

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31st October 2016

Remember, Remember….November is Mouth Cancer Awareness Month!

Raj Majithia Dental Specialist M.Clin.Dent, FFGDP, BDS, LDSRCS, MJDF (UK), DPDS

Background November is Mouth Cancer Awareness Month. Each year around 300,000 cases of oral cancer are diagnosed worldwide. In the United...

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15th October 2016

Unregulated Dental Equipment – Low Prices Too Good to be True?

Raj Majithia Dental Specialist M.Clin.Dent, FFGDP, BDS, LDSRCS, MJDF (UK), DPDS

  The bitterness of poor quality equipment remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten. Dental practices are reminded of...

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09th October 2016

Professional Handover – A Simple Template

Raj Majithia Dental Specialist M.Clin.Dent, FFGDP, BDS, LDSRCS, MJDF (UK), DPDS

  In a previous article we discussed the importance of preparation in the management of medical emergencies in a dental setting....

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26th September 2016

Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice – Risk Management

Raj Majithia Dental Specialist M.Clin.Dent, FFGDP, BDS, LDSRCS, MJDF (UK), DPDS

Whilst medical emergencies in the dental environment are uncommon, there is an expectation from regulators such as the General Dental...

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16th September 2016

Under 5 Year Olds Are a Very Special Group of Patients

Raj Majithia Dental Specialist M.Clin.Dent, FFGDP, BDS, LDSRCS, MJDF (UK), DPDS

In May 2016 Public Health England announced that ‘The number of 5 year olds with tooth decay has dropped to...

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09th September 2016

Handling Complaints Well – Good for Business!

Raj Majithia Dental Specialist M.Clin.Dent, FFGDP, BDS, LDSRCS, MJDF (UK), DPDS

It is part of your responsibility as a dental professional to deal properly and professionally with complaints (GDC Standards). However,...

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19th July 2016

Getting Your Teeth into Good Nutrition

Ayela Spiro Nutrition Scientist, British Nutrition Foundation

In our nutrition blog this week we will be looking at why poor oral health may impact on the nutritional...

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