Clinical photography

4 Occlusal upper This article considers how clinical photographs benefit both the clinician and the patient, and looks at the key features we want to capture when taking these pictures.

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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.

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CPD has been enhanced!

ENHANCED CPD 2018As from the 1st of August 2018, an enhanced continuing professional development (CPD) scheme will start for dental care professionals (DCPs).

What does this mean? It means that there will be changes to the verifiable CPD criteria, and it is extremely important that as dental nurses we familiarise ourselves with these changes to meet the General Dental Council (GDC) requirements and standards.

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Turesky plaque scoring

Plaque Indices OHEAn index is a measure of data. In dentistry, we use different indices to measure data. As nurses, the two we are most familiar with are:

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The story behind Henry Schein

logo hscaresIn 1932, Henry Schein and his wife Esther opened a pharmacy in Queens, New York. Over the course of the next eight decades, the company grew and Henry Schein Inc. is now the world's largest provider of healthcare products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners. 

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