​Safeguarding in the dental practice

Priya Sharma outlines the types of abuse and the responsibilities of dental professionals...


Assessing medical emergencies

Rebecca Silver explains the ABCDE approach of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in the dental practice ...


Biofilm and dental unit waterline management

Laura Yates discusses the problem of biofilm formation and management strategies to inhibit the growth of biofilms in DUWLs, to ensure water quality meets all required UK regulatory standards and to r...


Complaints handling

George Wright gives a step-by-step guide for dental nurses ...


Teamwork and infection control in the face of adversity

Laura Yates reviews some positive elements arising from the pandemic...


Safeguarding vulnerable adults

Puja Jalota explains how dental nurses can assist in the process...


Supporting oral health through pregnancy

Juliette Reeves explains the importance of periodontal health throughout pregnancy...


Understanding anaphylaxis

In this CPD paper, Kelly Doherty and Pat O’Hare discuss the new guidance for dental practices. ...


How to handle complaints positively

In this CPD paper, Dr Puja Jalota considers the key components of effectively responding to – and learning from – any patient dissatisfaction...


Understanding the impact of Parkinson’s disease on oral health

Beverley Moorhouse explores the difficulties some individuals may face and the impact the disease has on the ability to maintain effective oral health...


Mouth Cancer: early detection

Puja Jalota reviews the statistics and considers the role of a dental nurse in the early detection of mouth cancer ...


Dental radiography – and you

Adriana Anastasio considers what has changed in safety and guidance...

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