Aspiring to become successful professionals

Dental hygienist and therapist, teacher, trainer, mentor and DDU council member; Bal Chana shares her perspective on forging a successful and satisfying career in dentistry.

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Changes and challenges: pulling together during the COVID-19 outbreak

Despite the vital measures being taken to keep people apart, it's more important than ever the dental community pulls together.

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Compliment or complaint?

DDU members often call us for support with a complaint from a patient, but there are lots of other situations where our advice can help.

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Dental professionals and the Practitioner Health Service

Dr Zaid Al-Najjar discusses the aims and ambitions of NHS Practitioner Health, and explains how it can help dentists in need of support.

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The BWSID aims to increase the number of women placing and restoring implants, and would also like to see more female key opinion leaders paving the way for others.


British Women's Society of Implant Dentistry

Dr Susan Tanner talks about her career path and how she's helping expand opportunities for women within implant dentistry, and the wider profession.

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COVID-19 resources from the DDU

Guidance and advice to support you throughout the coronavirus outbreak.

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Understanding your indemnity

John Makin, head of the DDU, explains how DDU indemnity works for our members.

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Working in the wild: wilderness expedition dentistry

Do you thrive in a challenging situation, enjoy lateral thinking and love travelling and exploring new places? If so, wilderness expedition dentistry could be for you, says DDU member Burjor Langdana.

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Unlawful advertising of botulinum toxin injections on social media

As of 31 January 2020, the ASA has stepped up its enforcement around adverts for prescription only medicines - including botulinum toxin.

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