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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.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • The last thing you’re going to be thinking of when you start your first job is saving for your retirement.
  • Dentistry has quite a lot to celebrate in terms of the roles women have played in its development and also the huge contributions they make today in the profession.
  • A Curriculum Vitae is a self-marketing tool and getting an interview can depend on how good your CV is. You will need to consider what to include, how much detail is needed and how to make your CV stand out from all the others.
  • Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximise the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.
  • Writing a good CV is tricky: the message must be right but so must its appearance.