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Dental Ergonomics: Understanding the Importance of Comfort and Safety in the Dental Workplace

Dental Ergonomics: Understanding the Importance of Comfort and Safety in the Dental Workplace  Dentistry is a physically demanding industry. Dental professionals often spend the majority of their day bent over patients, performing both the common and more intensive procedures that make up the workload of an average dental professional. During your career, you’re at considerable risk of developing a musculoskeletal disorder. This is an injury that affects the muscles, tendons and ligaments. It can result in considerable pain when you’re working. An effective way to combat this is by understanding the key principles of dental ergonomics and incorporating these into Read more...
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Importance of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Dentists

Importance of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Dentists   Continuing professional development is an essential tool for any dental professional. We see changes in practice, technology, and processes every day, and it is vital to stay abreast of these changes to keep offering your patients the highest quality dental services. Continuing professional development (CPD) courses are the best way to refresh and extend your knowledge of the professional practices involved in dental care. There is no better way to stay up to date with the latest developments in patient care or technology and training in the field. Having a practice Read more...
Guided Biofilm Therapy

The PIEZON® No Pain Promise

Discover why EMS PIEZON® No Pain technology continues to be at the forefront of dental technology today.
Guided Biofilm Therapy

Guided Biofilm Therapy: What is it, and why do I need it?

Guided Biofilm Therapy is vastly superior to conventional biofilm removal with hand or power instruments. Karen Davis BSDH, RDH explains why.
Guided Biofilm Therapy

Why is PIEZON® my tool of choice?

The EMS PIEZON® is well known and widely used because of the gentle yet very effective treatment. 3 reasons why it's my favourite tool.
Success Stories

Overcoming the Ortho Oral Health Challenge

GBT is a professional cleaning process that focuses on individual patient diagnosis and risk assessment in order to achieve optimal results.
Powders

Erythritol: A Sugar Substitute Makes a Career for Itself in Dentistry

Erythritol is known as an agent for sweetening calorie-reduced food. However, it also has positive effects on the composition of oral biofilm.
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How to Classify a Dental Emergency and Tips on At-Home Oral Care

Whilst your dentist or dental hygienist is observing social distancing at home, they are still there for you in emergencies.
Guided Biofilm Therapy

To Disclose or Not To Disclose

At university we learned about plaque disclosing and used it on every patient but once I went into private practice I stopped doing it.
Guided Biofilm Therapy

Plaque Bacteria Prove No Match for Guided Biofilm Therapy!

45-year-old healthy female patient with no relevant medical history was diagnosed with generalised chronic periodontal disease.
Guided Biofilm Therapy

The Ergonomic Benefits of Guided Biofilm Therapy

During the career of a dental health professional, the risk of a work-related musculoskeletal disorder is considerable.
Success Stories

The Orthodontic Patient: From Hell to Heaven with GBT

If you’re anything like me, my heart would sink a little when I would see that a teenage patient in active orthodontics was booked to see me.