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Fancy a cuppa?
Potable tea as a water infusion of young leaves from the tea tree (botanical name Camellia sinensis) is one of…
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Sorting out your finances
One of our most popular New Year resolutions after keeping fit or losing weight is to sort out our finances.…
Dentistry
Damage limitation
The vast majority of patient interactions go well and without dispute, but sooner or later many dentists experience the distress…
Dentistry
Playing with puzzles
Early referral is always the best option in this instance. That said, for a host of reasons, referral may not…
Dentistry
All at sea
For final-year dental students, the arrival of February is announced by the sound of vocational training (VT) application packs falling…
Dentistry
Keeping calm
Following on from my last article, my second story about being defensive features a long-term dental phobic. The first time…
Dentistry
Why the ears are so important in periodontics
In my previous article I argued the case for a number of candidates for the most important instruments in periodontics.…
Dentistry
How to carry out successful pulpotomy
One of the most valuable services a dentist can provide for a child patient is adequate treatment of pulp involved…
Dentistry
Dentist refutes al-Qaeda link
A South African dentist accused of having links to al-Qaeda and the Taliban has denied the allegations. Junaid Ismail Dockrat,…
Dentistry
The sealed bleaching technique
In 1918 Abbot reported the use of a high intensity light that generates a rapid rise in the temperature of…
Dentistry
Where has the goodwill gone?
Some practice owners may remember that back in January 2006 they owned an asset called ‘goodwill’ valued at 40 to…
Dentistry
Contract resolution under fire
Susie Sanderson, chair of the British Dental Association’s executive board, has criticised the speed in which disputed dental contracts are…
Dentistry
IAAFA Conference announced
The International Academy of Advanced Facial Aesthetics’ (IAAFA) first annual conference will take place on 16-17 March 2007 at the…
Dentistry
Getting the hang of exams
Exams are an unavoidable aspect of dental school that nobody enjoys. The types of assessment students have to take during…
Dentistry
Rewarding the inspirational
On a chilly and crisp November morning, nominees and guests destined for the Dental Defence Union’s (DDU) 2006 Educational Awards…
Dentistry
Making intelligent choices
Rotary nickel titanium (RNT) files have been an exciting addition to the endodontic armamentarium. The files are superelastic, meaning they…
Dentistry
The patient journey
I may sound like a scratched record sometimes, but the more I listen to enquiries from new and existing clients,…
Dentistry
As one door closes . . .
On 31 December 2006 the British Dental Receptionists’ Association (BDRA) sadly ceased to exist. The British Association of Dental Nurses…
Dentistry
The price of counting the pennies
We are a nation of great knockers. We love to knock success and celebrity. We also love to hate profitable…
Dentistry
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