Putting your Oral Health Educator (OHE) qualification to good use

Bright Bites LogoThe opportunities available following completion of the OHE qualification will be different for everyone. Some nurses will have their own clinics within their practice, while others might use their qualification as a stepping stone to get into university to train as a hygienist/ therapist. Whatever your goal is, make sure that you try to use your qualification to its full potential.

Read more ...

Starting an Oral Health Education Clinic

ohe clinic dental nurse networkWell, where should we begin? I suppose it all depends on the current circumstances within your practice and on how much or how little work may be required to get your project off the ground. For example, the first practice in which I ran an oral health clinic already had a fairly well-established service. Their existing oral health educator was leaving, and it was planned that I would gain my qualification and take over from her.

Read more ...

Implant Dental Nursing

dental implant nursingDuring the placement of a dental implant, the implant dental nurse plays an important role within the implant team. This article discusses the different aspects of the dental nurse’s role, from cross-infection control to aftercare, and considers how these important contributions influence the success rate of dental implants.

Read more ...

Getting involved in Sugar Free February

SUGAR FREE FEBRUARY DENTAL NURSE NETWORKThis February, Cancer Research are running a brand-new campaign. It’s called ‘Sugar Free February’, and it’s a great campaign to get involved with. As some of you might know, sugar can affect the whole body, as it can contribute to the development of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, strokes, some cancers and – most significant to our profession – tooth decay. 

Read more ...

Registered Dental Nurse and PhD Student

L Cameron Dental Nurse ProfileI started my undergraduate degree in Immunology and Toxicology in 2002, not really knowing which direction my career was going to take, but knowing that it was going to be in science. I have my high school Chemistry teacher to thank for that; his love for science was infectious, and he made it seem fun.  

Read more ...
Page 1 of 24