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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

09th October 2017

Good Record Keeping Is Essential in Patients with Periodontal Disease

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

 Undiagnosed or mismanaged periodontal disease is one of the most common reasons for patient complaints. It involves rising litigation costs,...

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28th September 2017

The Importance of Screening for Periodontal Disease

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

Around a third of the UK adult population suffer from moderate gum disease. It is very important for dental practitioners...

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14th September 2017

Management of waste in dental practice

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

All dental team members need to be aware of The Controlled Waste Regulations 2012 which outlines the management of waste...

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25th August 2017

The increasing prevalence of tooth surface loss

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

Tooth wear is a natural part of ageing and so the extent of any visible wear must be judged against...

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18th August 2017

Mary Poppins – A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down!

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

According to Mary Poppins, a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. However, sugar in liquid medicines is a...

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11th August 2017

Regular maintenance tasks for ultrasonic baths

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

A significant number of dental practices use an ultrasonic bath to clean instruments prior to or after manual scrubbing and...

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27th July 2017

Smoking cessation advice in dentistry

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

Patients who smoke or use tobacco products will reveal their habit in the medical and social histories. Dental team members...

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20th July 2017

Healthy gums – Healthy body

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

Research has shown that gum disease may cause or aggravate several other general conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke,...

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17th July 2017

The dental team’s role in promoting alcohol reduction

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

Britain has a serious problem with excessive consumption of alcohol. More than 10 million people in the country drink more...

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22nd June 2017

The importance of staff appraisals in dental practice

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

Staff appraisals are often met with apprehension and anxiety, but in reality they are an integral part of employer-employee relations...

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