Articles

  • How to thrive in tough times

    Ashley Latter, the author of How to Communicate Effectively & Create the Perfect Patient Journey in your Dental Practice, offers some suggestions on how to buck the trend and prosper in the recession

  • Do patients buy into your brand?

    Customer loyalty is key to success, says Kevin Coyle

  • 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