Guy Hiscott

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Dentistry Census 2024: key findings in dental technology

How do your earnings compare to the average? What do your peers really think about the health service? Find out in the 2024 Dentistry Census results. We believe that the 2024 Dentistry Census is the biggest survey ever conducted on the UK dental profession. Putting it together has been a huge undertaking, but such a…

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FMC partnership with ADAM ‘will make practice managers’ lives easier’

FMC, publisher of Dentistry and Dentistry.co.uk, is delighted to announce its partnership with the Association of Dental Administrators and Managers (ADAM). The joint venture will unlock the power of Dentistry Compliance and Dentistry CPD products for ADAM members. Practice managers and other non-clinical members of the dental team will have access to FMC’s vast library…

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Dentistry Sustainability Audit: how sustainable is your dental practice?

If you’re keen to make changes to the way you work but don’t know where to start then the free, simple Dentistry Sustainability Audit is here to demystify the process. If you’re wondering how your practice can become more sustainable but don’t know where to begin, wonder no longer. Dentistry’s free sustainability audit, powered by…

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Ellis Paul (1930 – 2024): honouring a dental legend   

Dr Ellis Paul, the pioneering clinician and editor who helped shape private dental care in the UK, has died at the age of 93.   His name was synonymous with private practice. As editor-in-chief of the journal Private Dentistry, Ellis helped countless principals and businesses embrace a way of working outside the national health service for…

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Lighting the way: Align launches Itero Lumina scanner

Align Technology has unveiled its latest cutting-edge development to the profession in the shape of the Itero Lumina scanner.  The global technology giant announced the scanner with a globally synchronised livestream that unveiled the Lumina to an eager dental audience. The new scanner is lighter and smaller than its predecessor, but boasts an improved field…

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The future of dentistry is bright, says profession

Positivity about the future of dentistry is alive and well. At least, that’s the message from the people working at its forefront, says FMC’s Guy Hiscott. Scores of the profession’s brightest pioneers gathered at the Future of Dentistry Summit earlier this month (5 December) to discuss the road ahead for dentistry in the UK.    And…

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Do dental regulators protect illegal manufacture in dentistry? – part two

Dentistry.co.uk and Laboratory examine the work done to clarify the way regulators enforce the illegal dental manufacture or import of dental devices such as dentures and crowns. In the first part of this article, we discussed the current situation regarding the duty of the General Dental Council (GDC) and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory…

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Do dental regulators protect illegal manufacture in dentistry? – part one

Dentistry.co.uk and Laboratory ask where the professions’s regulators stand on the illegal dental manufacture or import of dental devices such as dentures and crowns. Should illegal activity in dentistry be a ‘never event’? This series aims to pose some questions about the attitude of dentistry’s regulators towards illegally manufactured or imported dental devices. Specifically: if…

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Apolline strategic partnership drives Dentistry Club to new heights

FMC, publisher of Dentistry, is thrilled to announce its recent collaboration with Apolline, a leader in dental practice compliance management. This strategic partnership marks a significant milestone in FMC’s journey, underlining its dedication to expanding and enhancing its range of services for the dental profession. Jason Newington, co-managing director of FMC, commented: ‘We are extremely…

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Awards open for kids’ dental campaign entries

The 2024 Dental Check by One (DCby1) Practice of the Year Award has opened for entries, NASDAL has announced. The award seeks to recognise a dental practice that has successfully implemented the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD)’s DCby1 campaign into their practice. The DCby1 campaign aims to increase the number of children accessing dental…

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Uchenna Okoye: 1969-2023

Uchenna Okoye, the trailblazing aesthetic dentist known to millions through her regular media appearances as a dental expert, has died at the age of 53. A statement released by her family via Instagram explained that Dr Okoye passed away on Friday 15 September following a short illness. Tributes from the dental profession hailed her as…

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Dental marketeer premieres charity documentary No Water Land

  Dental marketer and philanthropist Shaz Memon has released a documentary illuminating the work of his charity Wells On Wheels. The film – titled No Water Land – premiered to rapturous applause at a screening for the dental profession and industry in London’s West End earlier this week (Wednesday). More than 500 people attended the…

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Septodont’s Biodentine XP brings convenience and accessibility to dentine replacement

The launch of Septodont’s Biodentine XP pairs new levels of convenience with all the benefits of familiarity.  Cologne provided a perfect backdrop for one of the world’s leading dental manufacturers to reveal its latest restorative innovation. Septodont’s Biodentine XP is an overhaul of the company’s successful full dentine replacement system – shaped by the lessons…

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Dentistry’s Top 50 2023

Meet the people shaping dentistry’s brave new world, against a backdrop of change, challenge and disruption: introducing this year’s Dentistry Top 50. Who are the people making a difference in dentistry? Who are the leaders, the innovators? Where are the unsung heroes – and who are the people wielding influence?  The Dentistry Top 50 is…

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Natural dental aesthetics in easy reach with Voco Admira Fusion 5 composite

Voco’s new composite – Voco Admira Fusion 5 – makes shade taking a breeze for even the most challenging dentition. Shade selection is often one of the trickiest aspects of cosmetic dentistry. The patient’s shade is never wholly one shade or another, making consistency difficult and time-consuming to achieve. That’s why Voco has created Voco Admira…


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