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“But it’s different here”—An international perspective on the business of dentistry Jun 30, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

“But it’s different here”—An international perspective on the business of dentistry

As a business consultant, I have been providing training, coaching and mentoring services to UK and Irish dentists and their teams for the last 23 years. Additionally, I have had the opportunity to work with clients in a number of European and other countries, including Turkey, India, the US, Canada and Australia. I consider myself a bit of a rebel and love to talk about innovation in business and how it applies in dentistry and the wider health care environment.

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UK dental leaders cautious in Brexit vote aftermath Jun 28, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

UK dental leaders cautious in Brexit vote aftermath

LONDON, UK: Dental stakeholders throughout the UK have reacted cautiously to the results of the referendum that saw the majority of people in Britain last ...

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Poor dental appearance hinders career prospects, Brits believe Jun 23, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Poor dental appearance hinders career prospects, Brits believe

LONDON, UK: A new YouGov survey on behalf of the British Dental Association (BDA) has found that over three-quarters of Brits believe poor oral health ...

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Henry Schein UK supports dental care for indigent people in the Philippines Jun 22, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Henry Schein UK supports dental care for indigent people in the Philippines

GILLINGHAM, UK: Once again, Henry Schein UK has donated medical supplies to the International College of Dentists’ (ICD) Global Visionary Fund. The ...

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Brexit could impact dental labour market, experts say Jun 16, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Brexit could impact dental labour market, experts say

LONDON, UK: Next week, people in the UK have to decide whether they want the country to remain in or leave the European Union. While a Brexit could potentially reduce administrative burden on dental practices, negative implications regarding the workforce are a risk that voters in support of exiting have to take, dental experts said.

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Ireland receives millions from EIB for new health care facilities Jun 16, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Ireland receives millions from EIB for new health care facilities

DUBLIN, Ireland: Work on more than a dozen new primary care health centres across Ireland began last week after the European Investment Bank (EIB) green-lighted a €70 million loan for the project from the European Fund for Strategic Investments. In addition to dentistry, the 14 new facilities will offer general health care, community nursing and a number of other services, the Department of Health in Dublin said.

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BARD Conference 2016: More than just an educational experience Jun 9, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

BARD Conference 2016: More than just an educational experience

The 2016 British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD) Conference was held at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel and Country Club in Meriden on 3 and 4 June. The event kicked off with an address from the president, Prof. Paul Tipton, and conference chairperson Adam Toft. This was followed by a day of lectures on various topics by speakers from all over the world, culminating with a live patient demonstration.

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Veteran dentist succumbs to injuries from emergency vehicle collision Jun 8, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Veteran dentist succumbs to injuries from emergency vehicle collision

LONDON, UK: One of the oldest working NHS dental practitioners in Chelmsford and the UK has passed away in a London hospital four months after being hit by an ambulance on a 999 call near his practice in Danbury. The emergency vehicle collided with 77-year-old Michael Daly on a traffic light crossing after leaving his practice shift in the afternoon of 4 February this year and he then fell on to another car.

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Interview: “Our machines are ready for use from day one” Jun 8, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Interview: “Our machines are ready for use from day one”

Dental laboratories have adopted 3-D printing to increase production efficiency and precision in the manufacture of a broad range of dental and orthodontic appliances. The introduction of 3-D printing to the digital workflow speeds up lead time for the benefit of practices, laboratories and patients. Dental Tribune Online spoke to Darrin Dickinson, Sales Manager at EnvisionTEC, about CAD/CAM systems and 3-D printing, which are changing the dental industry at a very fast rate.

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Fugitive dentist facing trial Jun 2, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Fugitive dentist facing trial

KINGSTON UPON HULL, UK: A Greek man who fled the UK in 2014 after having been charged with fraud and assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH) while working as a unregistered dentist appeared in the Kingston-upon-Hull Crown Court last week. He will remain in custody, pending a trial later this year, the General Dental Council (GDC) has reported.

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Orthodontics

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Orthodontics is in constant motion. New brackets and bands, new techniques and treatments, new ways to treat and diagnose patients emerge constantly.

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This topic is dedicated to providing information on the latest research in oral implantology, implant surgery, and advanced implant procedures.

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Henry Schein Ireland launches Dental Business Solutions website Jun 1, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Henry Schein Ireland launches Dental Business Solutions website

DUBLIN, Ireland: Henry Schein Ireland has announced the launch of Dental Business Solutions, a new website that offers comprehensive business consulting ...

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Bursary cuts: Dental students could be next May 26, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Bursary cuts: Dental students could be next

LONDON, UK: The British Dental Association together with representatives of other medical organisations met with MP's on Wednesday to speak out against ...

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