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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

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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19th June 2017

Decontamination in dental practice – Essential Quality Requirements

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

As a minimum, dental practices need to demonstrate Essential Quality Requirements (EQR) in relation to decontamination procedures. Decontamination is required...

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25th May 2017

Electrical safety at work

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

Portable electrical equipment could cause an electric shock or burn, or fire due to damage, wear or misuse. Dental practice...

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18th May 2017

First aid requirements in dental practices

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

In accordance with The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, employers have a legal duty to make arrangements to...

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12th May 2017

Ensure your practice is compliant with dental radiology regulations

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

As dental radiation is considered a hazard, dental practices are expected to follow health and safety regulations and in particular...

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19th April 2017

Hand washing audits

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

In the last article, we looked at the surprisingly high volume of germs on mobile devices and the implications of...

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