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Alex Barker - Supporting locum dental nurses in East Anglia

Meet our Manager, Alex

Hi, I’m Alex and I am an Area Manager at Cavity Dental Staff.   I started working with Cavity as a Dental Nurse in 2009, I was working part-time for the prison service healthcare centre across East Anglia so it was nice to pick up extra shifts with Cavity. I very quickly realised that Cavity was a great place to work so when I had an opportunity to become an Area Manager, I...

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How to make your patients feel appreciated this Valentines Day <3

For Valentine’s Day, why not show your patients how much you and the staff at your Dental Practice appreciate them?   A heart-shaped box of sugary chocolates will give them cavities, but there are plenty of other ways to show your patients the love that won’t put their dental health at risk. Here are some ideas to get you started:     Hand out goodie bags. Of...

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  HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! I suppose I’m a bit late in saying that now! How's everybody getting on with their New Year Resolutions? I would like to say I've stuck to mine this year but they've already gone out the window, that piece of cake was definitely worth it!     I don’t know about you, but it seems to me like Christmas was forever ago. If, like me, you...

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

2019 Thank you for being the best year yet! As we approach the end of another year, it seems a good time to reflect on the year that has passed. Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to each and every person that works for Cavity Dental Staff Agency. Without you and without all the hard work you put in every day, we wouldn't have this great company. To my Dental Nurses in the field,...

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Tooth Fairy

How to become a Locum Dental Nurse

Do you ever have that fed up feeling where you don’t want to get out of bed to go to work? Have you ever considered becoming a locum dental nurse? With a different place to visit each day and new people to see that fed up feeling will be a thing of the past. Locums often go in and save the day and so there is no greater feeling of appreciation. And did I mention that agencies pay more...

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Meet our Manager Sarah

  Hi, I’m Sarah and I am the Area Manager for Surrey, Sussex and Kent. And I have recently taken over West, South West and South East London - so quite a variety of areas. From the busy seafront of Brighton to the peace and quiet of the Kent countryside, to the hustle and bustle of London, no two weeks are ever the same and I love it. My Story  I grew up in Egham, which used...

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Struggling with a bad back?

You are not alone! As Dental Nurses, we are prone to struggling with our backs over time due to the nature of our jobs.   We have been in talks with Daryl Browne, who has an MSc in Exercise Science, and comes with over 15 years’ experience. He passionately believes in addressing posture imbalances and core stability and has helped numerous individuals recover from poor shoulder,...

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Sharon Phone

Get to know Sharon – the mastermind behind Cavity.

“Back when Cavity first started and I was the only one taking bookings, I’d take a notepad, pen and my phone out with me when I walked my dog, Freddie; taking bookings whilst he ran around in the park” This July we have been celebrating Cavity's 13th birthday! We sat down with the mastermind behind Cavity and got answers to all the questions you have been dying to ask.   Q:...

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Nicola Eames

Meet Our Area Manager, Nicola

Hi, I’m Nicola and I am one of the Area Managers at Cavity Dental Staff . I started working for Cavity in September 2006!!!  I came on board as a Locum Dental Nurse 2 months after Cavity was established, having worked with Sharon previously in a Dental Practice. Of course, at that point, the Company was a fraction of the size. It’s quite incredible just how far we have come in the last...

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Enhanced CPD

Has Enhanced CPD Benefited Dental Nurses?

Last year, the GDC introduced enhanced CPD so that we can get the maximum benefit from our training and CPD activities. We had our core topics which we needed to complete. These kept us up to date with Safeguarding, Medical Emergencies and Cross Infection just to name a few, and these did benefit us and our patients. But there has been a change… The GDC have now stated that they want our...

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