Mouth Cancer - Is Your Dental Practice Doing Their Bit? Tip 2

June 23, 2015

Here is today's tip for the early detection of oral cancer in your practice!

Tip 2 - Train Your Team

Every team member has a role to play in the early detection of oral cancer and need to be trained to meet their responsibilities. From your reception staff through to your clinicians, everyone should know how to speak with patients about the 'C' word and be knowledgable about your oral cancer screening system. The GDC are now advising that oral cancer management CPD is delivered as a verifiable, recommended/core topic for dental clinicians. However, my recommendation is that your administration team should be included in the training. Which practice wants to miss an oral cancer at the first port of call on reception and be sued as a result? Go to to learn more about the training that Practices Made Perfect by Nicki Rowland can deliver to your team.