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  • Considering a career in...

    • 13 Aug 2018

    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.

  • Career advice videos

    • 13 Aug 2018

    Here you'll find a selection of videos we hope will help you in the early stages of your career.

  • Are you thinking about where to publish your next article?

    • 2 Jul 2018

    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.

  • Overseas recruitment: Home thoughts from abroad

    • 12 Apr 2018
    • David Payne

    Overseas recruitment: Home thoughts from abroad. Top career tips from three UK-trained dentists who moved away.

  • Dental recruitment agencies, from those in the know

    • 1 Mar 2018
    • David Payne, Chief Careers Editor, Springer Nature

    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.

  • Eddie Crouch

    4 things you need to know about your pay

    • 19 Feb 2018
    • Eddie Crouch

    ​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.

  • Top CV

    SPONSORED: A better CV means a more successful job search.

    • 5 Feb 2018

    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.

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    Transition Into Enhanced CPD

    • 24 Jan 2018
    • James Dawson

    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 transition requirements...

  • A global calling: Dentists working outside the UK

    • 24 Nov 2017
    • David Payne

    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.

  • A corporate calling

    • 10 Nov 2017
    • David Payne

    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

    A career in oral medicine

    • 10 Nov 2017
    • David Payne

    Mike Pemberton is a Consultant in Oral Medicine at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and a member of the Trust’s Management Board.

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    Working abroad

    • 10 Oct 2017
    • James Dawson, Head of Advice Publications, BDA

    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.

  • Interviewing for an associate job

    Interviewing for an associate job

    • 24 Sep 2017

    Interviewing for an associate job

  • Jacqui Elsden

    A dental nurse can achieve success at Master's level

    • 21 Sep 2017
    • Kate Quinlan

    Jacqui Elsden started out as a dental nurse but is now a Dental Education Facilitator and studying for a Master’s degree.

  • From Cumbria to Cornwall

    • 14 Sep 2017
    • David Payne

    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.

  • Working in UK dentistry from overseas

    • 1 Sep 2017
    • Ulrike Matthesius

    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.

  • Bamburgh Castle Beach, Northumberland

    Considering a move to the North East?

    • 31 Aug 2017
    • Jonathan, Specialty Registrar

    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.

  • Finding the right job

    • 17 Aug 2017
    • David Westgarth

    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.

  • Same but different: UK dentists overseas

    • 17 Aug 2017

    For Leigh Bayliss, Airlie Beach, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands, wasn’t such a bad introduction to Australia...

  • Giles McCracken

    A masterclass in mentoring

    • 17 Aug 2017
    • David Payne

    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.