Claire Berry Says ‘Prevention is Preferable’ (S04 E04)

The final guest of Season 4 – and Oral-B Month here on The Probe Dental Podcast – is Multi-Award-Winning Dental Hygienist Claire Berry.

Claire is a former Army dental hygienist, having served 7 years, an author, a Key opinion leader for Oral-B and Ivoclar Vivadent, a Swiss Dental Academy trainer for EMS and Ambassador for Boutique Whitening and the BSDHT.

Claire discusses life in lockdown and how the pandemic has affected even the strongest of us, life as a hygienist in the army, and how prevention is preferable when it comes to treating teeth.

Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts, including Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify and more:

 

Claire Berry

For more from Claire, visit: https://www.clairelouiseonline.co.uk/ 

Her books, and , are available here – and you can find her on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Season 4 of The Probe Dental Podcast is presented by Oral-B.

Oral-B® is the worldwide leader in the over $5 billion brushing market. Part of the Procter & Gamble Company, the brand includes manual and electric toothbrushes for children and adults, oral irrigators and interdental products, such as dental floss.

Oral-B, the brand that pioneered the electric toothbrush and connected brushing, recently unveiled its most revolutionary technology to date, the Oral-B iO™. An unprecedented advancement of the brushing experience, Oral-B iO™ sets a new industry benchmark, representing inspired research that elevates user expectations in experience, technology, design and performance like never before.

Oral-B iO strikes the right balance between effectiveness and experience and reimagines how a brush performs, cleans and feels. Oral-B iO is the result of six years of dedicated research with dental professionals to ensure people have the best possible oral health outcomes at home. The brush offers a unique blend of innovative features, such as a linear magnetic drive and redesigned brush head, to deliver superior oral health.

For more information, please visit: https://www.oralb.co.uk/en-gb/spotlight

Oral-B works very closely with dental professionals and it is very proud to sponsor this podcast.

Amit Patel’s Reality Check (S04 E03)

Specialist Periodontist Amit Patel discusses how the pandemic has affected patients, how social media doesn’t always have a positive impact on the dental industry, how dental education has evolved as a result of recent lockdowns and more in this unmissable edition of The Probe Dental Podcast.

For more from Amit Patel, visit https://www.specialistinperiodontics.com/

Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts, including Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify and more:

 

Amit Patel

Season 4 of The Probe Dental Podcast is presented by Oral-B.

Oral-B® is the worldwide leader in the over $5 billion brushing market. Part of the Procter & Gamble Company, the brand includes manual and electric toothbrushes for children and adults, oral irrigators and interdental products, such as dental floss.

Oral-B, the brand that pioneered the electric toothbrush and connected brushing, recently unveiled its most revolutionary technology to date, the Oral-B iO™. An unprecedented advancement of the brushing experience, Oral-B iO™ sets a new industry benchmark, representing inspired research that elevates user expectations in experience, technology, design and performance like never before.

Oral-B iO strikes the right balance between effectiveness and experience and reimagines how a brush performs, cleans and feels. Oral-B iO is the result of six years of dedicated research with dental professionals to ensure people have the best possible oral health outcomes at home. The brush offers a unique blend of innovative features, such as a linear magnetic drive and redesigned brush head, to deliver superior oral health.

For more information, please visit: https://www.oralb.co.uk/en-gb/spotlight

Oral-B works very closely with dental professionals and it is very proud to sponsor this podcast.

Ian Dunn on the S3 Guidelines for Periodontitis (S04 E01)

Periodontology guru Ian Dunn joins us for this episode of The Probe Dental Podcast, presented by Oral-B, to discuss the S3 Guidelines introduced by the British Society of Periodontology (BSP).

Ian talks us through the 4 steps of the S3 Guidelines and how complicated perio treatment really is.

Find out more about the S3 Guidelines at https://www.bsperio.org.uk/professionals/bsp-uk-clinical-practice-guidelines-for-the-treatment-of-periodontitis

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For more from Ian Dunn, who delivers a range of perio courses and training, visit https://periocourses.co.uk/

Ian Dunn

Season 4 of The Probe Dental Podcast is presented by Oral-B.

Oral-B® is the worldwide leader in the over $5 billion brushing market. Part of the Procter & Gamble Company, the brand includes manual and electric toothbrushes for children and adults, oral irrigators and interdental products, such as dental floss.

Oral-B, the brand that pioneered the electric toothbrush and connected brushing, recently unveiled its most revolutionary technology to date, the Oral-B iO™. An unprecedented advancement of the brushing experience, Oral-B iO™ sets a new industry benchmark, representing inspired research that elevates user expectations in experience, technology, design and performance like never before.

Oral-B iO strikes the right balance between effectiveness and experience and reimagines how a brush performs, cleans and feels. Oral-B iO is the result of six years of dedicated research with dental professionals to ensure people have the best possible oral health outcomes at home. The brush offers a unique blend of innovative features, such as a linear magnetic drive and redesigned brush head, to deliver superior oral health.

For more information, please visit: https://www.oralb.co.uk/en-gb/spotlight

Oral-B works very closely with dental professionals and it is very proud to sponsor this podcast.

May is Oral-B Month on The Probe Dental Podcast

Following the success of its first three series, Season 4 of The Probe Dental Podcast is presented by Oral-B, the worldwide leader in the over $5 billion brushing market.

New episodes premiere every Tuesday in May with the following line-up:

  • Tuesday 4th May: Periodontology guru Ian Dunn discusses the S3 Guidelines introduced by the British Society of Periodontology.
  • Tuesday 11th May: The tooth fairy, Faye Donald, visits to divulge her process and preference for motivating patients to maintain their oral health, patient communication techniques, and why Test Drive is the most important tool in her arsenal.
  • Tuesday 18th May: Specialist Periodontist Amit Patel discusses how the pandemic has affected patients, how social media doesn’t always have a positive impact on the dental industry, how dental education has evolved as a result of recent lockdowns and more.
  • Tuesday 25th May: Claire Berry talks prevention and aesthetics, as well as her time as a dental hygienist in the British Army and how the dental industry has shifted following lockdown.

‘We’ve been astounded by the early success of The Probe Dental Podcast and its continued growth,’ said James Cooke, host and editor of The Probe. ‘We are thrilled to work with a brand the calibre of Oral-B on this next series and, without giving too much away, I can tell you now that we have some fantastic conversations coming up with Ian, Fay, Amit and Claire. You don’t want to miss them.’

The Probe Dental Podcast is available to listen to on-demand at the-probe.co.uk/podcast, as well as all major podcast platforms, such as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

Part of the Procter & Gamble Company, the Oral-B includes manual and electric toothbrushes for children and adults, oral irrigators and interdental products, such as dental floss.

Oral-B, the brand that pioneered the electric toothbrush and connected brushing, recently unveiled its most revolutionary technology to date, the Oral-B iO™. An unprecedented advancement of the brushing experience, Oral-B iO™ sets a new industry benchmark, representing inspired research that elevates user expectations in experience, technology, design and performance like never before.

Oral-B iO strikes the right balance between effectiveness and experience and reimagines how a brush performs, cleans and feels. Oral-B iO is the result of six years of dedicated research with dental professionals to ensure people have the best possible oral health outcomes at home. The brush offers a unique blend of innovative features, such as a linear magnetic drive and redesigned brush head, to deliver superior oral health.

For more information, please visit: https://www.oralb.co.uk/en-gb/spotlight

Oral-B works very closely with dental professionals and it is very proud to sponsor this podcast.

The Probe Dental Podcast Presents: A Passion for Oral Surgery with Sami Stagnell (NSK Podcast Series)

In this episode from the NSK Podcast Series, Specialist Oral Surgeon Sami Stagnell discusses his unique career.

Sami has an MSc in restorative dentistry and was the one of the first clinicians to be made a fellow in clinical leadership and management with Health Education England.

Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts, including Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify and more.

 

For more information on NSK equipment, visit https://mynsk.co.uk/

Dr Barry Oulton on Influencing Smiles (S03 E06)

The Confident Dentist, Dr Barry Oulton, kicks off this episode of The Probe Dental Podcast by dropping a bit of a bombshell. Stay tuned until the very end for an update on the situation!

Barry also discusses his upcoming course, Influencing Smiles, which teaches participants how to communicate with patients effectively. This, of course, will have sales implications for your practice, while also ensuring patients heed the messages you are giving them. 

Providing proof of his methods, Barry identifies the way James’s mind ticks during the conversation.

Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts, including Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify and more:

 

Dr Barry Oulton

For more information, visit https://www.theconfidentdentist.com/.

The Probe Dental Podcast is presented by The Dental Awards.

The Dental Awards is the original and most respected awards programme in British dentistry. 2021 marks the 22nd anniversary of the Dental Awards, and over the decades, this prestigious event has recognised the outstanding individuals and teams whose commitment and drive continue to raise standards throughout the profession.

The Dental Awards are sponsored by B.A. International, Colgate, Colosseum Dental, Dental Elite, and Water Pik. The Probe and The British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show are official partners.

For more information, please visit the-probe.co.uk/awards

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12 steps to opening your own practice with Alun Rees (S03 E05)

Alun Rees is known as the Dental Business Coach and for establishing the Seven Pillars of Dental Practice Management. However, he joins us today to talk us through his 12 steps to opening your own dental practice.

One thing that came out of last summer’s initial lockdown were reports of many associates reevaluating their careers and deciding to make the jump to owning their own practices. If that’s something you’re interested in, and you’d like to know how to start from scratch, building a practice from the ground up, then this interview with Alun is a must-listen.

Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts, including Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify and more:

Alun Rees

 

For more information, you can find Alun at https://www.dentalbusinesscoach.co.uk/.

The Probe Dental Podcast is presented by The Dental Awards.

The Dental Awards is the original and most respected awards programme in British dentistry. 2021 marks the 22nd anniversary of the Dental Awards, and over the decades, this prestigious event has recognised the outstanding individuals and teams whose commitment and drive continue to raise standards throughout the profession.

The Dental Awards are sponsored by B.A. International, Colgate, Colosseum Dental, Dental Elite, and Water Pik. The Probe and The British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show are official partners.

For more information, please visit the-probe.co.uk/awards

For more from The Probe, visit the-probe.co.uk. Theme tune courtesy of Bensound.

The Probe Dental Podcast Presents: The NSK Podcast Series with Alfonso Rao

In this episode from the NSK Podcast Series, Alfonso Rao, principal of Queen Square Dental Clinic in Bristol and originator of The Delta Academy, which offers dental courses for all professional needs and interests, shares his thoughts on dentistry in general and why he chooses NSK equipment for both his practice and the academy.

Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts, including Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify and more:

 

www.queensquareclinic.com

www.deltadentalacademy.co.uk

For more information on NSK equipment, visit https://mynsk.co.uk/

Taking Action on Sugar! (S03 E04)

Dr Kawther Hashem, Campaign Lead at Action on Sugar, and Dr Saul Konviser of the Dental Wellness Trust discuss the Government’s open consultation on total restriction of online advertising for HFSS (High in Fat, Sugar and Salt) products, and why it is so important.

The conversation covers the difficulties parents face when feeding their children, branding and packaging, and more. We also question whether responsibility should come down to the government, manufacturers, retailers or consumers.

Drs Hashem and Konviser also talk about the issues arising in patients due to a lack of care during the pandemic.

Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts, including Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify and more:

 

Dr Kawther Hashem

Dr Kawther Hashem, BSc MSc PhD RNutr (Public Health), is an Registered Nutritionist. She currently holds the position of nutrition researcher at Queen Mary University of London and the Campaign Lead for the Action on Sugar project at Consensus Action on Salt, Sugar and Health (CASSH), an active research charity organisation concerned with the effects of salt and sugar on health.

Kawther studied for a BSc in Nutrition at King’s College London. Since graduating, she has worked in various areas including the food industry, non-governmental organisations and more recently in academia. In 2014, Kawther completed a Masters in Food Policy at City University London and in early 2019, she completed her PhD on sugar reduction.

Alongside her current roles Kawther is also visiting lecturer on nutrition and food policy at several UK universities and is regularly invited to comment on nutrition topics in the media.

Twitter: @actiononsugar @kawtherh

Instagram: @actiononsaltandsugar @drkawthernutrition

Website: www.actiononsugar.org

Dr Saul Konviser

Dr Saul Konviser is a general dentist at Montagu Dental practice in Marylebone. He also has an MSc in International Health Policy and utilises this in his role as Trustee of the Dental Wellness Trust charity. He he has been responsible for establishing the DWT’s supervised toothbrushing programmes in schools and nurseries in the UK that now has over 3,500 children taking part everyday. This is in addition to the 15,000 children participating in the DWT’s programmes in South Africa. If you wish to get involved with the DWT, then please get in touch at charity@dentalwellnesstrust.org.

The Probe Dental Podcast is presented by The Dental Awards.

The Dental Awards is the original and most respected awards programme in British dentistry. 2021 marks the 22nd anniversary of the Dental Awards, and over the decades, this prestigious event has recognised the outstanding individuals and teams whose commitment and drive continue to raise standards throughout the profession.

The Dental Awards are sponsored by B.A. International, Colgate, Colosseum Dental, Dental Elite, and Water Pik. The Probe and The British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show are official partners.

For more information, please visit the-probe.co.uk/awards

For more from The Probe, visit the-probe.co.uk. Theme tune courtesy of Bensound.

ADG Chair Neil Carmichael on Access to Dentistry (S03 E03)

Neil Carmichael, Executive Chair of the Association of Dental Groups (ADG), is a man with many hats, having served previously as a member of parliament, while currently the CEO of UCEC, which supports the exchange and integration of educational resources between China and the UK, and a board member at Funing Robotics.

In this interview, Neil explains how he became Chair of the ADG, what it’s primary aims are, and the organisation’s Access to Dentistry Campaign and why it’s needed. Other topics discussed include the need for shift to preventative treatment and how the pandemic and Brexit have affected the dental profession.

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For more information, visit https://www.theadg.co.uk/

You can also find the report, 30 Years of Hurt, commissioned by the ADG and released in December 2020, here: https://www.theadg.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/30-Years-of-Hurt-Report.FINAL_.Dec20.pdf – the report examines the urgent need to rebuild the dentistry workforce.

If you wish to contact the ADG, email admin@theadg.co.uk.

Neil Carmichael

The Probe Dental Podcast is presented by The Dental Awards.

The Dental Awards is the original and most respected awards programme in British dentistry. 2021 marks the 22nd anniversary of the Dental Awards, and over the decades, this prestigious event has recognised the outstanding individuals and teams whose commitment and drive continue to raise standards throughout the profession.

The Dental Awards is attended by over 600 clinicians each year. Winning, or being a finalist, is a tremendous accolade and provides a massive publicity boost to the profile of your practice and your team. After all, who wouldn’t want to be treated by the Dentist or Dental Team of the Year?

The Dental Awards are sponsored by B.A. International, Colgate, Colosseum Dental, Dental Elite, and Water Pik. The Probe and The British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show are official partners.

For more information, please visit the-probe.co.uk/awards

For more from The Probe, visit the-probe.co.uk. Theme tune courtesy of Bensound.