Safe Smiles

The average person in the UK spends hundreds of pounds each year on dental care. In recent years, there has been a greater desire for a smile that not only

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What to expect at your appointments

When carried out by a dentist or specialist orthodontist, the process of having orthodontic treatment should fill you with confidence. It should give you the reassurance that you are on

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Dental Buddy gets a fresh new look

Dental Buddy, the Oral Health Foundation’s free oral health education programme for nursery and school children, has been given a fresh new look ahead of the next academic year. When

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Gratitude: A gift to happiness

It’s almost the end of 2021 and a new year will soon begin. Looking back this past year, there’s so much that has happened. Specifically, in my life, I am

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The ‘big three’ causes of mouth cancer

By knowing the causes of mouth cancer, we can take positive steps to reduce our own level of risk, says a leading health charity. The Oral Health Foundation is raising

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My missing piece: Reaffirming my love for puzzles during the COVID-19 pandemic

While studying for my DATs about a decade ago, I remember being frustrated with the PAT section of the exam. Why would I ever need to know which asymmetrical and

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Dental school: If I could do it all over again

I might be branding myself as a super-nerd here, but I love school. So much so that I switched paths in dentistry to be in academia full-time, fulfilling my dream

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Business side of dentistry: Becoming the leader you need to be

Editor’s note: This is the ninth article in a series exploring the business aspects of the dental profession, from starting a practice and marketing to hiring staff and finances. Dr.

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What does it mean to be a dentist?

A little over a month ago I left working full time at a Federally Qualified Health Center. Dr. Simpson I have spent the last six years of my career working

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What I miss most about dental school

Dr. Markov (left) with his dental school classmates going out to dinner. What do I miss the most about dental school? Lunch. As a private practice owner and a solo

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