Volume 9

  • No. 10 18 November 2022

    Mental health & wellbeing special issue

    In our second themed issue this year we focus on mental health and wellbeing for dental professionals, including how to use the Mental Health Wellness Framework; stress management; practical tips for wellbeing; developing a growth mindset for the dental team; and managing mental health crises in dental practice.

  • No. 9 21 October 2022

    Dental hygienists and therapists special issue

    Welcome to our first themed issue of the year, focused on all things dental hygiene and therapy with a foreword from the President of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSHDT).

  • No. 8 16 September 2022

    Welcome back

    BDJ Team launches into autumn with an interview with a locum dental nurse, an article about dental nurses training doctors, mentoring, consent, water fluoridation and top tips for effective use of dental therapists.

  • No. 7 July 2022

    Beekeeping and polar exploration

    We continue our focus on dental professionals with fascinating interests; look at domestic violence, imposter syndrome and infection control now we're 'living with COVID-19'.

  • No. 6 June 2022

    Work-life balance

    Cover star Graeme Elliott combines dentistry with making beautiful things from wood. We explore dental therapists' role further and introduce a new spotlight on content from Evidence-Based Dentistry.

  • No. 5 May 2022

    M is for May and menopause

    This month we focus on how workplaces can be menopause-friendly; meet a dental nurse who launched a successful training company; experience a day in the life of a lead dental nurse who is also a mother of four; and offer dental radiography CPD.

  • No. 4 April 2022

    Spring has sprung

    This month BDJ Team brings you a host of juicy people stories; new summaries of original DCP research; CPD on multiple sclerosis and its impact on dental care; and part 2 of Caroline Holland's exploration of oral care for older people.

  • No. 3 March 2022

    This March

    We look at initiatives to provide oral care to hospital inpatients and care home residents; look at oral health and dementia; provide a knowledge update on dentures for dental therapists; and place a spotlight on hospital dental nursing.

  • No. 2 February 2022

    In this issue

    This month we look at the implications of obesity for oral health and for the dental team; the effects of the end of the NHS contract prototypes; encouraging the use of dental therapists; an introduction to oral surgery; and how could AI be applied to dentistry?

  • No. 1 January 2022

    Happy New Year

    We ponder whether robots could replace DCPs and open a new year of issues with articles on pandemic leadership; Medical Device Regulations; the Mental Capacity Act; and oral health and erectile dysfunction.