BDSA Conference headed to Bristol

Hello! My name is Mansi Patel I am currently a third year Bristol dental student and the BDSA Conference Organiser for 2016-2017. My role is to organise a four-day conference in Spring 2017. Two of those days will comprise of educational as well as entertaining lectures on dentistry related topics. On the third day an … Read more

The First Veterinary Science BEME Review is accepted for publication – with a dentist on the review team

Most clinicians have heard of Cochrane reviews and understand the term as shorthand for a rigorous systematic review process applied to a clinical question. The equivalent process within medical education (a Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME) review) also involves a team of reviewers who construct a research question, develop a protocol and then sift, analyse … Read more

A legend retires

After 21 years of service Dr Gordon Gray has retired…again!  After finishing his 10 year stint as Clinical Dean in 2012 and contemplating retirement, Gordon was persuaded to stay on and continued to teach students in the Clinical Skills Lab for the last 4 years.  The students also said farewell last Wednesday and gave him a wonderful … Read more

OSCE Literature Review published in Dentistry Journal

Mr Puryer has had an article published in the Dentistry Journal entitled Dental Undergraduate Views of Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs): A Literature Review.  With OSCE season fast approaching, this may be an interesting read for all students.  There is open access via the Dentistry Journal website, or else you can view the PDF of the … Read more

Cara Turner wins third prize in Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) Clinical Skills Competition

The Final Competition for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Dental Skills competition took place on the 10th March in the Scottish Capital. Dentsply support the College and provide materials for the competition. Entry is restricted to Final Year Students who have won the 16 regional competitions that took place at the end of … Read more