Trust, empathy and honesty lies at the heart of dental care – but does your attitude towards workplace colleagues reflect this?
As dental nurses take on more infection control responsibilities within a dental practice, it is important that they are adequately trained and qualified. Dawn Cluley, Dental Manager/Lecturer/Consultant at Lozells Dental Practice, Birmingham, discusses a new qualification for dental nurses
This series of articles is designed to help you develop your dental nursing practice. This article, the fourth in the series, examines the importance of reading up-to-date journals, publishing your own work and attending conferences
Maintaining your enthusiasm for work can be difficult. Motivation can be as easily switched on and off for dental care professionals and the patients in their care. The role of the dental care professional is to maintain their enthusiasm for everything they do in practice
The role of the dental care professional (DCP) has changed dramatically recently. The current key to success is being proactive and using evidence-based dentistry in our work. In this article, Amanda Byers, regional coordinator at the BADN, discusses the dental nurses’ role in dental radiography
This series of articles is designed to help you, the dental nurse, think seriously about writing for professional publication. It explores motivation, creating interest, structure and different styles of articles. At the end of the series you should feel confident to start writing your first article