‘You must protect patients and colleagues from risks posed by your health, conduct or performance’ – Glenys Bridges suggests the pressure is on for dental nurses...
There is a lot of misinterpretation surrounding safeguarding levels in the UK. What do you need to know?
Key ways to make the hygiene and maintenance process for treatment units easier and safer
Dental Showcase speaker Phil Jevon's guide to assessing and treating the acutely ill patient
Setting standards in surface cleaning, with Clare Clark
Charlotte Wake considers the complexities of dental care for an ageing population
Glenys Bridges considers the steps towards developing the role of lead dental nurse
KaVo looks at what you need to consider in the care and maintenance of handpieces
A reflective review on the benefits of learning from experience, by Glenys Bridges
You will struggle to find a more important role for any member of the dental team than their role of safeguarding, says Charlotte Wake
Kelly Henderson considers quality assurance and auditing in dental radiography
Can you handle patients? Christine MacLeavy considers the scenarios, the options and the road to a successful resolution
Glenys Bridges considers how best to develop extended dental nursing skills to the benefit of our patients
Caring for the elderly requires different skills to caring for other age groups. Charlotte Wake considers them all when meeting best practice as a dental nurse
Shilla Talaki looks at the regulations it applies to, including CQC regulations under the Health and Social Care Act 2008, considers what forms part of the assessments you need to carry it out in order to be compliant, and discusses the control measures that are needed