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  • Willette Jean Lati is a 26-year-old dental technician and Clear Aligner Department Assistant Manager at NimroDental Orthodontic Solutions in London.
  • Yasmin Aydin secured a place at dental school by first completing a degree in dental hygiene and therapy. She is now an undergraduate dental student and the first student to Chair a Section of the British Dental Association (BDA).
  • Dental therapist Maddy Johnson, 22, who lives in Leeds, went from VT to a four-month intensive training programme with IMI Clinics in Italy.
  • Rosalyn Davies explains to BDJ Team how she progressed from being a trainee dental nurse in 1983 to being the first DCP President of the British Society of Gerodontology (BSG) in 2017.
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  • Jobs in dentistry in the North East are less competitive than in other regions. There is strong support from Local Dental Committees and well-developed Local Dental Networks for dentists in practice.
  • Every dentist has a story. We want to hear yours. We want to show what dentistry looks like in 2017 – and celebrate the clinicians, the teachers and the innovators that make up the profession.
  • Giles McCracken, who is based at Newcastle University and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is helping the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow develop its mentoring programme. He also chairs the British Dental Association’s committee for academic dentists.
  • For Leigh Bayliss, Airlie Beach, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands, wasn’t such a bad introduction to Australia...
  • Taking the plunge and committing to searching for another job isn’t always the easiest to make. It’s a leap into the unknown for starters and there’s always that nagging feeling that the grass isn’t always greener. However, once you’ve taken that leap, you often wonder why you didn’t do it sooner.
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  • Clearly there are large numbers of dentists studying for postgraduate qualifications. What particular benefits might they bring to an individual? 
  • Sometimes it is very tempting to take the first job you are offered, especially if you have been searching for a long time or if the thought of being out of work for a long time is a difficult prospect. Read on for a guide of how to decide whether the job is right for you or not.
  • Young dentists face so many pressures in the modern dentistry world. Dentists are graduating with limited clinical experience, whilst patient expectations and demands are at their peak. Accompanied with rising indemnity costs and GDC fees and increased student debt, it can be a tough environment ...
  • After being moved by stories and images of individuals and families fleeing war and persecution in their home countries, BDA Officer Judith Husband decided to take her dental skills to Greece...
  • If you are thinking of coming to work as a dentist in the UK from overseas you must consider the issues of professional registration, immigration requirements, any additional training that is needed and the professional standards and regulation of dentistry in the UK.
  • Dental skills are global, giving you the option of working in another country at some point during your career. Allowing you to broaden your horizons by gaining professional experience abroad.
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