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Pathways for selling or purchasing a dental practice Jan 22, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Pathways for selling or purchasing a dental practice

According to a recent survey by the National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers, private buyers and small groups in the UK have recently gained ground over large corporates in dental practice sales. Particularly for individuals looking to buy or purchase a practice, however, the process can sometimes be overwhelming. Sintons’ Amanda Maskery explains some of the most important aspects and where solicitors can help in the transaction.

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Dentists under scrutiny for dental pricing Jan 22, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Dentists under scrutiny for dental pricing

LONDON, UK: The British Dental Association has rejected the results of a new Which? study that indicate dentists are to blame for confusion about dental ...

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Interview: “Bowie’s teeth were like everything else about him: different” Jan 22, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Interview: “Bowie’s teeth were like everything else about him: different”

David Bowie was undoubtedly a major figure in popular music in the 1970s and 1980s. He is also one of the many celebrities who have undergone cosmetic ...

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Gibraltar makes registration of dental professions mandatory Jan 20, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Gibraltar makes registration of dental professions mandatory

GIBRALTAR: Dental technicians and hygienists who want to work in Gibraltar have to be registered with the territory’s Medical Registration Board ...

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Voyeur dentist released by Newcastle court Jan 15, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Voyeur dentist released by Newcastle court

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK: After admitting to eight counts of voyeurism, dentist David Stocks from Stocksfield in Northumberland was released on unconditional bail last week by the Newcastle Upon Tyne Magistrates’ Court. The 36-year-old could face a prison sentence though after appearing before the Crown Court later this year.

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Study finds e-learning as good as traditional training for health professionals Jan 14, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Study finds e-learning as good as traditional training for health professionals

LONDON, UK: Electronic learning could enable millions more students to train as doctors and nurses worldwide, according to the latest research. A review commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) and carried out by Imperial College London researchers concluded that e-learning is likely to be as effective as traditional methods for training health professionals. These new findings support the approach to continuing education Dental Tribune International (DTI) has adopted with its free online ...

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Clinical governance—A system for better health care Jan 13, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Clinical governance—A system for better health care

While accountability and improvement have been eminent in health care systems for quite some time, there is probably no other time in history when the relevance and importance of these have been more advocated. Learning from our shortcomings and improving our health care system towards better patient care is the goal of clinical governance. I refer to it as the democracy of the health care system, in which all members of the health care team have the right to bring about positive changes.

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New Year Honours list recognises five dentists Jan 8, 2015 | News United Kingdom

New Year Honours list recognises five dentists

LONDON, UK: More dental professionals than ever have received governmental honours according to the New Year Honours list published by the Cabinet Office last week. The Queen awarded Scotland’s former Chief Dental Officer Ray Watkins of Callander, among a number of dentists, public dental health experts and educators.

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Tooth loss could slow down mind and body functions Jan 2, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Tooth loss could slow down mind and body functions

LONDON, UK: The memories and walking speeds of adults who have lost all of their teeth decline more rapidly than those adults who still have some of their own teeth, researchers at London’s Global University (UCL) have found. The results showed that the people with none of their own teeth performed approximately 10 per cent worse in both memory and walking speed tests than the people with teeth.

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Police appeal in case of BDIA Dental Showcase theft Dec 19, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Police appeal in case of BDIA Dental Showcase theft

London, UK: The Police Department in Newham, London, has released CCTV images of two men on Tuesday, who are suspected to have stolen dental equipment from the BDIA Dental Showcase that took place at the ExCel Centre in October. Among other items, they are believed to have taken high-end handpieces on the first day of the show.

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International Dental Show 2015

International Dental Show 2015

This year, the International Dental Show (IDS) is opening its doors to dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time. ...

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World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day will be celebrated throughout the world on 20 March 2015. This year's “Smile for life” campaign will include a wide range ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

Digital technology is one of the fastest-growing market segments in dentistry.

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2015: A fresh start for Dental Tribune UK Dec 18, 2014 | News United Kingdom

2015: A fresh start for Dental Tribune UK

LONDON, UK: Since 2007, the Dental Tribune has been playing a major role in the UK’s dental publishing industry. After a short transition period, ...

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Interview: “A-once-in-a-generation opportunity” Dec 12, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Interview: “A-once-in-a-generation opportunity”

Next year, the scientific congress of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) will be held in London for the first time in collaboration with the ...

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