Clinical photography and the dental nurse

In the second of a two-part article, Professor Bob Ireland considers image consent, storage and transmission...


Golden rules of communication

Communication skills are quite often challenged and in more ways than one. Fiona Ellwood explains...


Preventing wrong tooth extractions

The role of the dental nurse in designing, implementing and maintaining an effective patient safety policy ...


For the record

Kathryn Marshall considers the role of the dental nurse in clinical record keeping...


Professional and personal conduct – what’s expected?

Dental nurse registration with the General Dental Council gives rights and privileges but also responsibilities and obligations. Andrew Collier shines a light on what this means for the dental nurse...


The COSHH principles

Jo Russell considers some key components when collating Control of Substances Hazardous to Health files in dental practices...


The ABCDE approach

Recognition and treatment of the acutely ill patient, by Phil Jevon...


When a patient complains

In the second of the two-part CPD paper, David Croser offers readers a checklist to help keep the management of complaints in-house...


When a patient complains

In the first of a two-part CPD paper, David Croser considers why patients complain and how the dental team should respond...


Preventing the spread of contagious diseases

Peter Bacon, technical director at Dentisan, teaches readers about the challenges of combatting the most contagious infectious diseases in the dental practice...


The truth about confidentiality

Kelly Henderson discusses ‘the cornerstone of all good relationships and good dental practice’ in this CPD article ...


Raising concerns – you and your colleagues

Glenys Bridges considers the who, what, why, where and when ...

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