• Survive the storm

    Bruce Oxley explores why some practices are thriving in the recession while others are just treading water

  • Will your ’blue daffodil’ grow this year?

    To ensure the growth of your practice, you must stand out from the crowd, says Dr Lester Ellman

  • Targeting teenagers’ oral health

    Deirdre Collins examines the best ways of promoting oral health to teenage orthodontic patients

  • Caries prevention on tap

    With nearly 50 years of fluoridation in Ireland and 65 in the US, Dr Joe Mullen PDS provides an update on the latest thinking on the public health policy

  • An interesting result

    Apexification procedure of immature non-vital permanent central incisors. By Edel Hughes BDS, Philip McLorinan BDS, Julie Kelly BDS and Anne Stevens BDS

  • Emergency Management

    Cases of dentoalveolar trauma in general dental practice are relatively common. Catherine Coyle gives her advice on best practice

  • From the hit to the quit

    Dental professionals are perfectly placed to offer smoking cessation advice to their patients, but few feel comfortable doing so, according to Dr Barry Dace and Dr Rachel Doody

  • Managing the biting forces

    Prosthodontic specialist Dr Paul A. Tipton continues his series of articles on the basic principles of tooth preparation techniques by looking at posterior crowns

  • In the pink with the right approach

    Stuart Campbell assesses the effectiveness of variety of different clinical techniques in the management of soft tissues, highlighting potential pitfalls along the way

  • Get a taste for the sandwich technique

    Sillas Duarte highlights the benefits of the sandwich impression technique for minimally invasive bonded porcelain veneers

  • Using facebook for your dental practice

    Social media can be a very useful tool to promote your practice, Gillian Heron of Pink Inc Web outlines how to get your faces online

  • You have got to have a reason

    “Turnover is vanity , profit is sanity, but cash is reality.” Gary Nelson explains that the truth behind this well-known saying is just one of the reasons to get a practice branded membership plan in place

  • Peri-implantitis: definitions and treatments

    As dental implants have grown in popularity over the past 20 years, so the incidences of peri-implantitis have also increased. Stephen Jacobs describes how to combat this difficult condition

  • Involving the patient in the process

    Stuart Campbell BDS, MFDS RCS (Edin), describes how he used a modified approach to replace a patient’s missing maxillary incisor

  • Breathing in the history

    Janet Pickles of RA Medical explores the development of nitrous oxide sedation in clinical dental practice