Orthodontics at the UCLan School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education

A new orthodontic course under the leadership of Professor Ross Hobson promises great things; I wish them well. Orthodontics at the UCLan School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education The UCLan School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education has recognised the need to have Orthodontics as a key speciality to complement its current postgraduate programmesContinue reading “Orthodontics at the UCLan School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education”

COPDEND….you should be ashamed of yourselves…..

The piece below comes teethgeek.com It was written by a final year dental student who has not “made the grade” at his FD1 assessment. The reason that he has been rejected is not because he is a poor student, indeed he has made it to within a few short months of his final exams soContinue reading “COPDEND….you should be ashamed of yourselves…..”

The Monday Morning Quote #199

A little longer this week – I read “Winning Matters” by Sean Fitzpatrick over the New Year break and this paragraph from the chapter “Leading From The Front” leapt out at me. “AN IDEA TO TRY; NOW VERSUS NEXT WEEK…. Leading from the front means doing it now. Do it better today and tomorrow, notContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #199”

British Lingual Orthodontic Society Spring Conference

BLOS Spring Conference International speakers talking about Sure Smile, Incognito, Harmony and 2D lingual appliances. An unrepeatable lingual opportunity Seven top lingual speakers Six systems One exciting day Master lingual systems with lingual Masters 16th March 2013 Four Seasons, Canary Wharf, London Register now Only 50 places. Special rate for postgrads. More than 90% ofContinue reading “British Lingual Orthodontic Society Spring Conference”

“Just a….”

Anyone who has heard me presenting will know of my dislike of the phrase “just a…”, that usually refers to dental teams undervaluing procedures and time by reducing it in the patients’ eyes. I also don’t like interruptions that start with “just a” because it rarely is. Too often I see dentists interrupted whilst theyContinue reading ““Just a….””

The Weekend Read – Think and Grow Rich

A new year so time to revist one of the classic books about success. If I was asked to recomend three books on success to a young dentist (or anyone who wants to be seen as professional in whatever walk of life they follow) they would be: How to Win Friends and Influence People byContinue reading “The Weekend Read – Think and Grow Rich”

The EU Gender Directive 2012 – How Will You Be Affected?

As ever a succinct and easily understood article from Ray Prince & Graeme Urwin. Here’s the link The EU Gender Directive 2012 – How Will You Be Affected? Not exactly an exciting start to an article with a title like that, I’m sure you’ll agree! But this is about to be implemented by all insuranceContinue reading “The EU Gender Directive 2012 – How Will You Be Affected?”