We speak to Lucy Foord, practice support manager at DBG, about Legionella and why it’s imperative to understand more about the bacteria and the risk it poses to your patients.
Welcome to the latest edition of Discover. Our front cover story this month features our new managing director, Paul Adams as he shares more about his plans for Dental Directory.
As Paul Adams takes the helm at the Dental Directory he exclusively reveals to Dentistry his plans to innovate, improve and invest and why he’s the right man for the job.
TOMY Inc is the leading expert in shape memory alloy technology and it was at the end of the 1980’s they developed the first memory Nickel Titanium archwire. This archwire is sold by GC Orthodontics under the brand name Bio-Edge. In 2016 the Bio-Edge wire was further developed and Bio-Active light was born, the development of this wire was revolutionary.
A lot has happened since our last edition. The issue of treating vulnerable people has featured heavily in the news – perhaps for all the wrong reasons. It’s just one of the news stories we feature in our round-up, but one we’d love to know your thoughts on.
Schülke are experts in infection prevention and control, with a range of products to meet the needs of dental practices, where patient safety is a top priority.
Hello and welcome to another great issue of Discover. With more than 130 years of experience, we talk exclusively to schülke on the topic of infection control as they take us through their latest product innovations to help practices minimise the risk of cross infection.
Hello and welcome to the latest issue of Discover, I hope you enjoy reading it as much as we’ve enjoyed creating it for you.
In March 2017, the European Parliament approved the final version of its Regulation on Mercury with a view to endorsing the Minamata Treaty of 2013. This global environmental treaty aims to reduce the release of mercury into the environment and as a result, both the EU’s Mercury Regulation and the Minamata Treaty recommend a phase-down of the use of dental amalgam.
In 2017 the European Parliament introduced legislation that will see a gradual phase down in the use of dental amalgam. How will this impact on UK dentistry and what are some of the alternatives?
Buying new dental equipment is both exciting and challenging. It means you’re investing in the growth and smooth running of your practice. But, when it comes to reaching a purchasing decision, the choice available can be overwhelming. Here are our eight top questions you should ask before parting with your hard-earned cash.
At the Dental Directory we are pleased to bring the SurgiTel range of customised loupes to our customers. With a significant amount of time leaning over your patients, the risks of developing an unhealthy work posture are high. Bad equipment can lead to strains, pains and even long-term injury. SurgiTel’s advanced magnification, unique tilt angles and multiple ergonomic patents mean that you can do your surgical procedures comfortably.
In the latest issue of Discover, Dr Adam Nulty of Dentist on the Rock in Greater Manchester, is our cover story. He talks to us about his journey into digital dentistry and why he’s encouraging more dentists to follow in his footsteps.
Our annual Supplier Partnership Day 2018 was a resounding success with over 80 of our top suppliers giving up their valuable time to come together to discuss the wonderful world of UK dentistry. And some even walked away with an award…
Dental Directory will once again be attending the BDA conference at the NEC in Birmingham. Visit our stand to listen to one of our highly experienced speakers.
Are you prepared for dentistry 2025? The face of UK dentistry is changing at a rapid rate. NHS contracts continue to shrink, but the opportunities and advancements within private practice and digital dentistry provide endless potential for dentists – so long as they futureproof. We share our team’s expert advice on futureproofing and why it’s so important to the future of your practice.
Founded and still owned by Dr. Anthony Lovat, a former dentist, OPRO has grown to become the most innovative and progressive mouthguard company in the world. Anthony’s belief was that all children and adults should have the best possible protection during sport for their teeth and gums, through easy access to well-made, Custom-Fit mouthguards obtained via an impression-taking visit.
Hello and welcome to the first edition of our new magazine, Discover, where you can find the latest clinical news, read about the hot topics in UK dentistry, find industry insight and hear from industry leaders.
Dental Directory, one of the largest full-service suppliers of dental materials and equipment in the country, has today announced the appointment of Paul Adams as its new Managing Director.
Richard Esgate, digital and laboratory specialist at Dental Directory, has been appointed to the International Digital Dental Academy (IDDA).
You’re the expert when it comes to keeping your patients in good health, but do you now how to do the same for your valuable dental equipment? Each day dentists lose earnings and patients due to equipment failure, with most, easily preventable. Here are our top tips for keeping your practice, and subsequently your profits, in the best of health.
There is very little Dr. Nulty, principal dentist at Dentist On The Rock in Greater Manchester, doesn’t know about digital dentistry. But with advances in technology, it is, he admits, a lifelong learning journey. One he is keen to share to help others, so they too can grow their practices.
Dental Directory has raised concerns over access to NHS dentistry, children’s dental health and how more dentists are urgently needed with MP, Priti Patel.
Running a smooth and profitable dental practice is about planning, focus, standards and learning to let go, according to Ben Atkins, principal dentist and owner of Revive Dental Care. He shares seven tried and tested tips he’s learnt along the way.
Jane Hill, Sales Director for the Dental Directory, explores the changing needs of today’s dental practice and why reduced NHS chair time is driving more dentists to seek expertise and collaboration.
PDS Dental Laboratory has been named as the Best Dental Laboratory at this year’s Laboratory Awards.
Med-fx, the UK’s leading supplier of facial aesthetics, has been recognised for its outstanding achievements by being awarded with the title of Wholesaler of the Year at the Aesthetics Awards 2017.
Dental Directory is making its one-stop-shop proposition available in Ireland for the first time by acquiring County Antrim based dental supplier BF Mulholland Ltd.
Gary Bond is the head of UnoDent, an own brand range with more than 30 years of experience in the dental sector. In this article for Young Dentist he challenges some of the myths surrounding own brand products.
UnoDent Professional has expanded its restorative offering with the launch of Luminos, a new nano-hybrid composite range of products, including an industry leading universal light-cure gingival restorative composite.
Dental Directory has unveiled a new brand identity following a period of significant investment to grow its one-stop-shop offering. The brand marks a new chapter for the dental dealer as it continues its journey to provide a holistic solution to the ever-changing demands of the UK’s dental market.
UnoDent, the own brand range designed by dentists for dentists by The Dental Directory, has launched its first Endodontic Spring Promotion. Offering a one stop shop for all the needs of the modern dental practice, the UnoDent comprehensive endodontic product range delivers uncompromising quality at competitive prices.
The Dental Directory, one of the largest UK dental suppliers in the UK, has strengthened its clinical team with the appointment of Danielle Foster into the role of speciality manager for short term orthodontics.
It’s Monday morning and after being dragged out of bed by his two sons Gary Bond, strategic sourcing manager for The Dental Directory’s own brand UnoDent, is heading down the A12 to the head office in Witham. He’s got a full schedule ahead of him today and it all starts on his commute, having a hands-free phone-call with a corporate dental group.
Donna Hickey, head of compliance at DBG started her career in dentistry as a nurse after graduating from college. Now, 21 years on she’s still helping dentists, but instead of treating patients she supports them in overcoming issues such as preparing for CQC/regulatory inspections to dealing with police requests to see patient records.
The Dental Directory, one of the largest UK dental suppliers in the UK, has strengthened its clinical team with the appointment of Richard Esgate into the role of digital and laboratory specialist.
The Dental Directory, one of the largest full service dental dealers in the UK, has announced the appointment of Bart Pettman into the role of orthodontic specialist manager.
It’s 8am and Ben Goodger, the recently appointed head of commercial finance at The Dental Directory is driving into work on a bright and sunny Monday listening to Nick Grimshaw’s breakfast show on Radio 1.
The Dental Directory has entered into a strategic alliance with Ireland-based BF Mulholland to offer a combined range of over 27,000 product lines including consumables, materials and equipment to dental practices, local authorities and hospitals throughout Ireland.
UnoDent has unveiled a new brand identity following research among dentists, nurses and practice managers and an overhaul of the way it brings products to market.
In 2015 the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) recorded a nine per cent decline in surgical cosmetic procedures – the first decrease in a decade. But you would be wrong to think that appetite for cosmetic treatment has waned. Dyan Williams of Med-fx explores how dentists can capitalise on the shift to non-invasive cosmetic treatments.
The Dental Directory has bolstered its purchasing and business development team with the appointment of Mimi Lau into the role of director of procurement and business development.
The Dental Directory has acquired the Scottish dental equipment specialist Dolby Medical Limited.
It’s 7.15am on a frosty morning north of the border and John Laverty, the recently appointed sales manager in Scotland for The Dental Directory, is warming up his car.
The Dental Directory has expanded its marketing team with the appointment of Alpana Warke-Vijayaraghavan into the role of marketing manager.
The Dental Directory, one of the largest providers of dental supplies in the UK, has announced an exclusive deal to become the sole retailer of PerioChip technology to dentists across the UK.
After 15 years of working in Human Resources in the City within the world of finance and investment banking, last year Kate Higgins decided to change the direction of her career path by stepping into a role within the healthcare sector for The Dental Directory.
The Dental Directory, a leading provider of dental supplies in the UK, has relaunched its website following a six figure investment which has improved the customer experience and functionality of the website as well as providing a foundation for future innovations.
In most companies it’s rare to have employees who have achieved 20 years or more service, but that’s exactly what you’ll find in The Dental Directory’s sales and customer service department.
Med-fx, the specialist provider of facial aesthetics and skin rejuvenation products, has been acquired by The Dental Directory, the single largest purchaser of dental products in the UK.
The operations department of The Dental Directory opens its doors at 7am and starts processing orders at 8.45am, but for David LeGood, who has been with the business for more than two years, the planning for the day ahead starts the day before.
When The Dental Directory was bought by the same investors that own the IDH Group last year independent dentists questioned what it would mean for them. More than a year later and Julian English lifts the lid on what’s been going on inside the organisation and how it’s setting out its stall as a champion of the independents.