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Congratulations to our Trainee Dental Nurses

We are pleased to have some very hardworking Trainee Dental Nurses within the Centre for Dentistry team. We are delighted to congratulate Nichola Veitch at CFD Benfleet, Sujan Gurung at CFD Brookwood and Charlotte Pick at CFD Chichester who qualified as dental nurses this month. Balancing studying and

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A Day in the Life of a Practice Manager

Practice managers lead our teams to ensure a happy patient base, a smooth running surgery and a positive team. Striving for excellence in everything they do, our managers also ensure the full clinical and legal compliance of the practice; mentor and support their team; and plan the business

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Bursary award for CFD dentists

Once you become a dentist, your development does not stop there. There are many different topics to hone and learn more about – there are courses in endodontics; cosmetic dentistry; prosthodontics; implant dentistry; orthodontics; periodontics; oral surgery and radiography to name but a few. Your continued professional development

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Centre for Dentistry on World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10th October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health. Mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but 10th October is

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What working in a dental practice means to me

Patient Care Coordinators are the ambassadors of Centre for Dentistry, overseeing front of house to ensure the smooth running of the appointment diary and marketing the practice. Excellent patient service and care is at the heart of all we do and is integral to the PCC role. Joanna

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Working in private dentistry

Thanks to the changing employment landscape, there are more and more exciting opportunities to work in private dentistry (you can find our latest vacancies here). For those contemplating a move into the private sector, here are some of the key things for you to consider… The work environment

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Rise in dentists leaving NHS to go private

A recent report has revealed that almost 60% of dentists plan to leave the NHS within five years. The survey, conducted by the British Dental Association (BDA), questioned its members on whether they were intending to increase the amount of private work they undertook, work overseas, retire or

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Work placement at CFD Preston

We were delighted to welcome Aishah Bax for a week of work experience with the team at Centre for Dentistry Preston last month. Aishah is 17 years old and a student at Cardinal Newman College, Preston studying A level Biology, Chemistry and Psychology. She is interested in becoming a dentist

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