Enduring Covid concern reflected in NHS web visits
CORONAVIRUS and Long Covid topped the list of most visited NHS condition-related web pages in 2022, although visits to monkeypox, scarlet fever and chickenpox pages saw sharp increases.
Clarity on dual registration for oral and maxillofacial surgeons
CLEARER guidance has been published for oral and maxillofacial surgeons explaining when they need to be registered with both the medical and dental regulators.
Practice management: Managing poor performance
How can you support your team to ensure they perform at their best?
Probity – the hidden pitfalls
Even dentists who pride themselves on being open and honest at all times can sometimes fall foul of the rules.
Advice: A friendly favour, or fraud?
Dental adviser Mike Williams highlights the pitfalls of offering free or discounted treatment to friends and family
Professional development: Being a generalist in a specialised world
Dental business coach Alun Rees reflects on the benefits of taking a broad approach to developing your career.
A range of common - and not so common - queries from dental care professionals
Case file: Infective endocarditis risk
...Dr C asks for advice on antibiotic prophylaxis and whether this should be prescribed by a cardiologist or the patient's GP...
Pitfalls: Managing risks in oral surgery
Professor John Marley offers practical advice on common pitfalls.
Case file: Chemical burn
...the dentist apologises and explains it is possible a small drop of acid etch may have splashed onto Mr A’s face...