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  • COVID-19 and corporates: A sector in recovery?

    • 15 Sep 2020
    • David Westgarth

    As the embers of COVID-19 burn away, some of dentistry’s focus has switched from tales of what it was like working in an urgent treatment centre and being re-deployed to the frontline to the here and now. What can we do to fix the situation?

  • The recruitment market as it stands today

    • 15 Sep 2020
    • David Westgarth

    In February – what feels like a lifetime ago – discussions were ongoing over how the dental workforce would look once the Brexit transition period was complete, with some anecdotal evidence suggesting testing times lay ahead.

  • Guide to posting your job role and ad package offer

    • 1 Sep 2020
    • Alison Price

    We've created a short video of the steps to post your ad on our site, quickly and easily

  • Dental referrals to resume helping practices and patients

    • 27 Aug 2020
    • Adrian O'Dowd

    In these uncertain times, dental practices would do well to ensure their stability and future success by considering how to strengthen their business and one way of doing so is to consider the potential of dental referrals.

  • 2.8% pay award: Above inflation increase offers some comfort for service in crisis

    • 21 Jul 2020

    The British Dental Association (BDA) has said confirmation of second consecutive year of above-inflation pay awards for dentists must now be built on, as part of wider plan to maintain the long term integrity of the service.

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    Where are all the specialists?

    • 10 Jul 2020
    • David Westgarth

    The ongoing recruitment crisis and paucity of the NHS dental contract means fewer and fewer are turning to the profession as a viable career. And, on top of that, more and more are leaving the service before their careers take off.

  • Evidence-Based Dentistry 

    COVID-19: how should emerging evidence change dental practice?

    • 26 Jun 2020

    This free to view themed issue of Evidence-Based Dentistry evaluates the most relevant research on the pandemic to date, critically appraising the evidence in concise summaries.

  • SPONSORED: Careers with Mydentist

    • 22 Jun 2020
    • MyDentist

    During COVID-19 our number 1 priority has been to protect the safety of all of our colleagues, as well as their livelihoods.

  • BDJ Jobs

    Dentists in England relieved to re-open but key questions remain

    • 2 Jun 2020
    • The British Dental Association

    The British Dental Association (BDA) has welcomed news the government has given the green light for the restoration of routine care services in England.

  • Dental practices to reopen from 8th June

    • 29 May 2020

    Dentists in England relieved to re-open but key questions remain.

  • Dentistry and coronavirus

    Dentistry and coronavirus

    • 29 May 2020

    A collection of articles from the British Dental Journal relating to dentistry and the 2020 coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

  • James Goldman, Associate Director of Advisory Serv

    Will dental recruitment market survive coronavirus pandemic?

    • 15 Apr 2020
    • Adrian O'Dowd

    Here Adrian O'Dowd provides a view on how the virus impacting the dental recruitment market, interviewing James Goldman from the British Dental Association, Kelly Saxby, Green Apple Dental Recruitment and Paul Holborn from Blue Sky People

  • How agencies are dealing with hard to fill positions

    • 27 Feb 2020
    • Adrian O'Dowd

    How can recruitment agencies remain relevant when there are more jobs than dentists?

  • CPD for your field of practice

    • 27 Jan 2020

    The GDC puts a strong focus on your individual field of practice for planning your CPD.

  • 10 things you need to know about the 2015 NHS Pension Scheme

    • 7 Jan 2020
    • Joanne McKeown

    It's important to know what the benefits are and what you are entitled too, particularly if you are thinking about, or are already in the 2015 NHS Pensions scheme (for dentists who working in England and Wales).

  • Dentistry – a ticket to the world?

    • 22 Nov 2019
    • By Adrian O'Dowd

    Uncertainties in UK recruitment for dentists, an unpopular dental contract and limits to potential earnings for dentists are all factors that may play a part in some dentists considering a career move overseas.

  • BDJ Jobs

    New generation of dentists turning to dental corporates 

    • 11 Oct 2019
    • Adrian O'Dowd

    As dental corporate firms are increasing their slice of the market, it appears that younger dentists are increasingly being drawn to what they see as attractive job opportunities.

  • 7 tips for job-seeking associates

    • 20 Sep 2019
    • Neeta Udhian

    When seeking your next associate position, there are several factors to take into account. Here are my top seven to consider

  • Reflective practice and CPD

    Reflective practice and CPD

    • 21 Aug 2019

    The recent joint statement of the UK’s statutory health regulators, including the GDC, Benefits of becoming a reflective practitioner [1] asserts their encouragement to registrants to be reflective practitioners.

  • Issues to consider when negotiating the length of a lease

    • 18 Jun 2019

    Recent research by BNP Paribas Real Estate has shown that the average length of new commercial leases in the UK is 7.1 years. Statistics don’t tell you how long you should go for with your practice’s lease, however, when thinking about this there are a number of factors that you ought to consider.