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How to combat impostor syndrome
Gail Gazelle offers tips and strategies to help new dentists overcome self-doubt and find career confidence. If you’re anything like…
How does smiling impact professional opportunities?
Brittany Pittham explores the power of smiling in the workplace and how dental professionals can navigate the demands of modern…
Great barrier relief – no need for self-doubt
Practice Plan shares Anju Jairath’s story – one of Anju’s biggest barriers to converting from NHS to private dentistry was…
NHS to Private
The power of mentoring in dentistry
Miranda Steeples explores the potential transformative power of professional coaching and mentoring for dental hygienists and dental therapists. As we…
How to overcome imposter syndrome
John McQueen shares four pieces of advice to help overcome imposter syndrome and discusses embracing growth is the perfect antidote.…
From newly-qualified dentist to confident clinician
Yousuf Al-Dulaimi explains how joining mydentist was the starting point for his journey of development into a confident clinician. After…
Creating confidence in dental therapy
This month, Cat Edney discusses the concept of confidence – how can practices encourage dental therapists to feel confident and…
Contemporary Hygienist – navigating pressure in an isolated job
This month, Claire and Faye discuss how to cope with pressure in the changing, high-pressured environment of dental hygiene. The…
The Mindset Expert – the two traits of a great dentist
‘What kind of dentist do I want to be?’: This month the Mindset Expert reveals the key traits you need…
How your oral health affects your patients’ confidence and what you can do about it
Rana Al-Falaki gives an insight into how poor oral health can affect patients’ confidence and even their mental health. Many…
Oral health
Dental news you’ve missed this week
Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days… COVID-19 – dentists’…
COVID-19 – dentists’ confidence hits seven-year low
Confidence among dentists has fallen to the lowest point recorded since 2013. According to new data from Lloyds Bank Healthcare…
Confidence in NHS dentistry low
Many dentists lack confidence in the future of NHS dentistry, results from the 2018 NHS Confidence Monitor show. The survey,…
The confident dentist
Simon Hocken says self-assurance and confidence are attractive traits when it comes to dentistry, so what can be done to…
Private Practice
Confidence levels within NHS dentistry
Practice Plan shares the first insights from its independent surveys showcasing the dental profession’s confidence levels in NHS dentistry. A…
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