Dentist blog

Henry Clover

Amalgamation: From heavy metal to health

With the use of amalgam declining, Chief Dental Officer Henry Glover, gives his thoughts on the history and future of this restorative material.
Great South Run

The challenges we face

If you’ve read my column before you will know that I am quite happy to take on a challenge. There are often times when I regret the decision but am usually still stupid enough to keep going with it. I have been trying to work out why I will keep going when everything inside me, and sometimes the people around me, are saying stop.
Consumer Oral Health Survey

Consumer Oral Health Survey

Every year, we run a comprehensive consumer survey to explore how people feel about their oral health and dental care. This provides invaluable insights for dentists into how often people visit the dentist, their oral health habits, what’s important to them from their dental practice, and much more.
Head and Neck Cancer Foundation

The Head and Neck Cancer Foundation

During Mouth Cancer Action Month 2017, Simplyhealth Professionals will be highlighting some of the work and clinical developments that the Head and Neck Cancer Foundation is championing.
BDIA

‘Future proofing the art of self-defence in dental practice’: a guest blog by Derek Pearson, editor of Dental Review

In the Dental Practice of the Future lecture hall during BDIA Dental Showcase, Simplyhealth Professionals' Head of Professional Support Services, Catherine Rutland, discussed how dental professionals should prepare to tackle both internal and external risks threatening the practice environment. What does this mean?
DEPPA 100000 assessments

DEPPA reaches 100,000th assessment milestone in the UK

Simplyhealth Professionals and the University of Birmingham spinout Oral Health Innovations Ltd have announced today that 100,000 assessments have been carried out by the highly regarded Denplan PreViser Patient Assessment oral health assessment tool (DEPPA).
Mouth Cancer Action Month 2017

November is Mouth Cancer Action Month

Simplyhealth Professionals is delighted to be the main sponsor once again of the Oral Health Foundation’s Mouth Cancer Action Month (MCAM).
Henry Clover

There's no health without oral health

Reading a piece in Raconteur recently, I can across a sentence above which, in seven words, rather adroitly (and hopefully slightly provocatively) summed up the true importance of oral health. Perhaps it is time to turn health on its head - almost literally - and simply put oral health first in line in the healthcare queue. Quite simply, oral health supports and reflects the health of the entire body.
Enhanced CPD

Finding the right CPD

Enhanced CPD is rapidly approaching, and we really need to start thinking about it. And thinking is a big part of the new system. Personally I welcome this shift in attitude and I know many who agree, especially those who believe and understand how valuable good CPD can be to any registrant group.
NHS if webinar

NHS if Webinar

Following the success of our recent In Front seminars, we held our first webinar on NHS Contract reform on Weds 9th August.