Strange and challenging times ahead for us all. So much uncertainty for most of us whether employed or self employed. We as Dental Care Professionals have so much to offer with the skills we already have (I won’t list them all). Needless to say the government would be remiss not to utilise us. We don’t (more…)

Opinion: The Provision of Nurses for Dental Hygienists – A Response.

David Bridges BSc(Hons) RDT RDH Shaun Howe BSc(Hons) RDT RDH An article in BDJ in Practice Journal from the BDA was published this month with the title “Can a Hygienist work without a Nurse” (Len d’Cruz, Reena Wadia, 2019). Within hours, due to the speed of today’s internet, it is safe to say the item (more…)

A Better Way to Scale?

In comparison with people in other occupations, Dental Professionals are at increased risk of developing work related musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), including carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).  These problems are developed due to a number of factors, some of which can be traced to methods of practice taught as undergraduates.  Some however can be attributed to acquired (more…)

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