Seb Evans, Author at Dentistry Scotland
Seb Evans

Seb Evans

Author at Dentistry.co.uk

Seb moved to FMC at the start of 2014. He is the editor of dentistry.co.uk, assistant editor of Dentistry magazine and editor of Dentistry Scotland. Email: Seb.evans@fmc.co.uk Tel: 01923 851751
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Spread your wings with digital dentistry

Alif Moosajee’s career path has taken him from ordinary to outstanding – and he credits Dentsply Sirona’s CEREC as having the biggest impact on his practice. Alif Moosajee’s story is a familiar one – a general dentist with a passion for education, he was inspired by the work of dentists on the international speaker circuit. … Continued

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Dental Companion app launches in Scotland for dental professionals

Dental Companion launches in Scotland today, offering easy mobile access to evidence-based guidance to dental professionals. The app, which is also available from a computer, offers four diverse guidance ‘toolkits’: Prevention and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases in Primary Care Management of Dental Patients Taking Anticoagulants or Antiplatelet Drugs Oral Health Management of Patients at Risk of Medication-related … Continued

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‘Life is never boring as a dentist’

Practice principal George Papadakis explains why interaction with your patients and evolving technology makes dentistry such a fulfilling career. What got you into dentistry? With my mother being a dentist and my father a surgeon, it really is the apple-not-falling-far-from-the-tree story. My mother practised next to the school I attended, so I found myself spending … Continued

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Whoever thought that dentistry could be this much fun?

Dentsply Sirona covers its launch of its intraoral scanner – Primescan. Quite often, in technological developments there are seminal moments that quite literally change the direction of travel for a particular service or industry. Often it is only possible to appreciate these moments in hindsight, but occasionally something so dramatic occurs that it stops people … Continued

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Embrace biotechnology for the good health of your practice and your patients

Calcivis explains how its technology can help to revolutionise the dentistry you offer at your practice. Due to the proliferation of new digital technology, modern dental practices are able to provide high quality care with increased levels of accuracy, efficiency and patient comfort. Nevertheless, in order to retain your existing patients and to attract new … Continued

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Gyms ban sale of energy drinks to under 16s

Gyms and leisure centres across Scotland are banning the sale of high-energy drinks to under 16s. Restrictions will apply at all publicly-funded facilities and on drinks with caffeine content of more than 150mg per litre. ‘I welcome the leadership shown by all publicly-funded leisure centres in restricting the sale of energy drinks to young people,’ Public Health Minister … Continued

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Not all dental chairs are created equal

A-dec introduces its completely redesigned A-dec 500 chair. Consider the sheer amount of time that you spend working with your dental chair. It’s the heart of your practice; the centre of your daily work and the destination of every patient. Assuming you work a typical 37.5-hour week, 48 weeks of the year. Over 10 years … Continued

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‘Full-arch immediate-load implant placement’ course makes its way to Scotland

This autumn sees Biohorizons and Dr Ferhan Ahmed join forces to present the popular ‘Full-arch immediate-load implant placement’ course in Glasgow. The one-day event, to be held on 28 September, is designed to illustrate a systematic approach to treating the failing dentition with immediate-load, full-arch implants. Dr Ahmed is qualified in both dentistry and medicine, runs … Continued

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Calls for Scottish government to accept 2.5% pay increase for dentists

Dentists in Scotland are calling on the government to accept the DDRB recommended pay rise of 2.5%. Last week the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB) recommended an above-inflation 2.5% pay rise for GDPs. Now BDA Scotland is calling on the devolved Scottish Government to: Award at least 3% for expenses Introduce the overall … Continued



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