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Fairground attraction

It’s hard to imagine many party venues that light up a face in the way Happy Kids Dental can – and this paediatric dental practice is not just creating smiles in the chair. Here, one of its dental nurses Petra Vassell shares her experience

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Making mouths matter

A pioneering new programme called Mini Mouthcare Matters (Mini MCM) recently launched at Great Ormond Street Hospital to deliver training in oral health care. We hear from dental nurse Claire Fletcher about the project

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Online dental care

‘I’ve yet to meet someone who enjoys parking their rear end in a dental chair’ oral health coach Leigh Hunter on her 21st-century approach to dentistry

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Dental nursing

Dentists who have studied dentistry outside the EU are required to take the Overseas Registration Examination (ORE) in order to become registered with the General Dental Council and practise as a dentist in the UK. Some are turning to dental nursing while they wait. Emma Male reports