A refresher on sugar and oral health

Maria Morgan and Ruth Fairchild consider why nutrition is an important consideration for dental teams....


Do you have a fixation with alcohol?

Laura Yates discusses what types of wipes are most effective for surface decontamination in the dental practice....


Confidentiality and social media

Charlotte Wake looks at the responsibilities dental nurses have regarding patient information....


Managing paediatric medical emergencies

Sabrina Pahal explains how paediatric medical emergencies should be handled in a dental setting ...


​The value of continual learning

Jenny Nixon looks at the pivotal role that continuing professional development plays in lifelong learning for dental nurses...


Optimising progression

Glenys Bridges discusses proactive CPD choices for dental nurses with extended duties ...


Using reflective practice for personal development planning

Jacqui Elsden discusses using reflective practice for personal development planning...


​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...

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