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  • Video testimonials to help you decide if community dentistry, NHS dentistry, specialisation or working abroad is right for you. As well as tips to help you get ahead.
  • Here you'll find a selection of videos we hope will help you in the early stages of your career.
  • In the last few years a revolution has taken place in academic publishing, with the advent of Open Access (OA) research. Open Access means that your research is accessible to all as soon as it is published so the whole world can see the great work you are doing.
  • You enjoy the freedom that comes from being a locum, but you’d also like to know you’re going to be working in practices that are just as focused on clinical excellence as you are. This is why we think you’ll enjoy life with Bupa Dental Care.
  • Overseas recruitment: Home thoughts from abroad. Top career tips from three UK-trained dentists who moved away.
  • If you’re a practice owner with vacancies to fill or a dentist seeking new opportunities, let a recruitment agency do the heavy lifting for you. We get the lowdown from candidates, clients and agency owners.
  • ​As any health professional will you tell you, recruitment, retention and access are intimately linked. We want this profession to succeed, and to deliver the very best for its patients. It's why each year we ask our members for their feedback on pay and on morale.
  • Your CV is one of your most important job-search tools. Make sure it tells your best story, so you can look as good as possible - on paper.
  • The GDC’s enhanced continuing professional development (ECPD) – which started for dentists on 1 January 2018 – introduced significant changes to the requirements and the reporting regimes. This article navigates this transition, outlining the current and future cycles, alongside the relevant tran...
  • A regular question asked of Lynn  Doleman by dentists looking to move to Australia is: “How rural is rural?” But the question is a sensible one for UK dentists looking to relocate.
  • Corporates offer workplace flexibility, peer support, opportunities to specialise, and a chance to focus on clinical dentistry rather than admin, marketing, and CQC inspections, but the sector has traditionally struggled to be seen as a good career option.
  • Mike Pemberton is a Consultant in Oral Medicine at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and a member of the Trust’s Management Board.
  • The BDA have just released their ‘Here for you’ report, setting out the ways in which they’ve been busily helping their members and the wider dental profession in the last 12 months.
  • 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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  • Jacqui Elsden started out as a dental nurse but is now a Dental Education Facilitator and studying for a Master’s degree.
  • Vipul Modi was on a five-week holiday in June this year when he planned his latest career move, much of it arranged over two days from a beach in Thailand.
  • 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.