Three DCTs talk about their experience of being on-call in hospital on the night of the Manchester Arena bombing and what they learned from the situation.
1 June, 2018
Amaar Hassan shares what he learnt at the BDA's recent careers and networking event aimed at younger dentists - and why he thinks it's important that young dentist's reach out and share experiences.
22 May, 2018
Tashfeen Kholasi shares her experience of volunteering for a charity offering dental treatment for patients in Nepal.
21 May, 2018
Some recent research shows self-medication for dental pain with paracetamol is a significant cause of accidental overdose and potential liver failure. Charlotte Currie looks at the evidence and highlights some useful resources for dentists to use to be aware of the problem.
Sara Harford raises the question of how 'green' dentistry currently is, it's impact on climate change and what we might be able to do to deliver healthcare more sustainably.
15 May, 2018
Yasmin Allen explores what 'digitally literacy' means in dentistry, and highlights some of the challenges faced by practices that are not yet digitally enabled and the support they might need to help transform.
24 April, 2018
Nikki Patel takes a look at how the new GDPR legislation might affect you, how digital innovations are changing dentistry, the new sugary drinks tax, and why female role models are important in dentistry.
Health and fitness crazes and 'fad' diets can have a devasting impact on teeth. Here are some things to flag up to your patients to watch out for and some top tips to help keep their teeth in great shape.
3 April, 2018
Young Dentist Committee Chair Nikki Patel explains why robots aren't likely to be replacing dentists anytime soon, but why we all dentists need to be aware of the changing landscape for dentistry and take part.
26 March, 2018
Proposed plans for changing dental training could have a massive impact on the future of the profession: Nikki Patel explains why young dentists need to be consulted, and their views listened too.
19 March, 2018
On International Women’s Day, MJ Rowland-Warmann tells us what inspired her to set up her private practice and why it’s important that there are successful female role models for younger dentists.
8 March, 2018
Joe Hendron gives you taste of what's in store for LDC Conference 2018...
7 March, 2018
Georgina Kane shares her top tips on working on-call in a DCT hospital post.
The outgoing BDSA president explains why dental students now, more than ever, need to get involved to help to guide and represent the profession.
1 March, 2018
Shaadi Manouchehri gives a very personal and honest opinion of taking on a DCT maxillofacial post and offers some top tips on how to survive, if you are thinking of taking on the role too.
19 February, 2018
As a dentist and mother, I believe it is our responsibility as dental professionals to provide guidance to parents on how to manage the persistent problem of tooth decay amongst children.
30 January, 2018
In his last blog as Young Dentist Committee Chair, Harman Chahal reflects on the future of dentistry and the importance of young dentists' getting involved.
25 January, 2018
One young dentist from Ireland talks about how she feels about working in England, following the Brexit decision, and considers what impact this might have on the dental workforce.
24 January, 2018
Fundamental changes to dental training are being discussed - Harman Chahal gives his views, and we'd like to know what you think.
20 December, 2017
One young dentist shares her experience as a dentist from an ethnic minority and calls for more diverse role models in the profession.
18 December, 2017