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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Calls for dental practices to receive additional financial support

BDA Scotland is asking the Scottish government for clearer communication and additional financial support as dentistry reopens. Yesterday Nicola Sturgeon announced Scotland’s movement into stage three of lockdown. She says the country is currently meeting ‘the six criteria’ set out by WHO to tackle COVID-19. As part of stage three, dental practices can start offering non-aerosol … Continued

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Have you entered the Dentistry Scotland Awards?

Enter this year’s Dentistry Scotland Awards! Make sure you put the ceremony date it in the diary now. Make sure you enter the Dentistry Scotland Awards on Friday 30 October at Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa. This is the first year we’ve switched from Glasgow to Edinburgh, so we’re expecting a big turn out. To enter, … Continued

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Dental practices expecting ‘upsurge’ in patients as preparation for reopening continues

Dental practices across Scotland are experiencing an ‘upsurge’ in patients contacting them as the COVID-19 lockdown eases. Tom Ferris, Scotland CDO, last week announced the resumption of non-aerosol routine care from the 13 July. In addition, NHS Scotland says it will begin work to safely return aerosol generating procedures to dental practices. Following the announcement, patients across Scotland are booking … Continued

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Non-aerosol routine dental care in Scotland from 13 July

Scottish dentists can treat patients using non-aerosol routine care from the 13 July, Scotland CDO Tom Ferris says. The announcement comes after the publication of further ‘route map dates’ to ease lockdown restrictions on dentistry in Scotland. The ‘indicative date’ is based on successfully passing relevant review points: 2 July for the later phase 2 measures 9 … Continued

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NHS dental practices across Scotland open their doors today

Dental practices across Scotland can resume NHS patient care from today, NHS Scotland has announced. Guidance states dentists can provide any urgent dental treatment that doesn’t create an aerosol. NHS Scotland also claims that dentists have received all the PPE necessary to carry these procedures out. The move is part of the second phase of resumption … Continued

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Clyde Munro records its most successful year to date

Clyde Munro explains why 2019 was its most successful year yet and what its plans are for the future. An ambitious dental group has revealed its most successful year on record. Clyde Munro is rapidly expanding to a total of 40 practices through careful acquisition – despite establishing less than five years ago. Jim Hall … Continued

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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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