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  • Halloween fancy dress ideas!

    Looking for halloween fancy dress ideas? Don't worry we've got it covered...

    If you wear scrubs for your day-job, the idea of wearing them to a party might seem crazy, right? But what if it's a Halloween party and you want maximum effect for minimum effort...  we're here to help with our 1st Choice party pack which offers a range of options for creating a fantastic Halloween costume, and it's now just £15.99, rather than £19.99!!

    Halloween fancy dress costume

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  • Dental scrubs on tour!

    It was a busy weekend at AWB Textiles with a double header on the dental scrubs exhibition tour...

    British Association of Dental Therapists Conference

    Friday 28th September saw the tour rock up at the British Association of Dental Therapists (BADT) Conference held in the opulent surroundings of the Oxford Belfry Hotel.

    Over 150 delegates from all over the UK attended a packed program of lectures and also to welcome into office the new association President Elect Debbie McGovern. We showcased a selection of scrubs from our 1st Choice, Cherokee and Dickies brands, including the ever popular and extremely comfortable Xtreme Stretch range. Continue reading

  • AWB Textiles @ The British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy study day

    Saturday 22nd September saw the AWB Textiles UK tour roll into Leeds for the North East Region British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy (BSDHT) Autumn study day at the Garforth Holiday Inn.

    Highlight of the show

    The keynote speaker was Deepak Simkhada, an eminent leader in the field of the treatment of periodontal disease. His lectures are always delivered with great enthusiasm and humour and the audience always gets great value for money.

    Deepak runs his own periodontal training masterclasses around the country details can be found at www.periowithdeepak.com . He also organises a voluntary project in his homeland of Nepal once a year which we are proud to support. Continue reading

  • Dickies scrubs

    Did you know, we are the sole UK distributor of Dickies scrubs? We introduced them in 2010 and they have quickly become established as a leading premium product in the dental and healthcare market.

    Why should I choose Dickies scrubs?

    Manufactured in a heavier weight 175gsm 65/35 poly/cotton it's a tougher, more durable garment than much of the competition.

    Made to withstand regular high temperature laundering to comply with the HTM-01-05 and CFPP-01-04 decontamination standards it's the ideal garment for the busy dental practice or healthcare facility. Continue reading

  • The Private Dentistry Show 2018 - Updated

    Saturday September 15th saw us exhibiting at The Private Dentistry Show at Olympia in London.

    Over a thousand of the capitals leading dental professionals attended a full day of lectures and had a wander round the extensive trade exhibition.

    Sales manager Steve Salt was there for us displaying our very popular Dickies ranges of scrubs and was very well received by many customers old and new.

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  • Scrubs! Evolution, not revolution

    Our Sales Manager, Steve Salt, has written several articles for Professional Dentistry over the years, so we've delved into the archives to bring you this fantastic article regarding the evolution of the scrub suit.

    How the humble scrub suit has evolved into practice uniform.

    scrub-suits-from-First-ChoiceSince the advent of modern surgery and advanced operating theatres following the First World War the basic outfit of the practising clinician beneath their surgeons gown has been the two piece scrub suit, basically a short sleeve shirt and a pair of pj trousers than were lightweight, capable of being boil washed and cheap. They came in only two colours, blue or green and only one design and for decades this was the norm, and although it was an ugly duckling, nobody was the slightest bit bothered about it, or so it seemed. Continue reading

  • Talking Scrub Suits at the AfPP Summer Residential Conference

    First-choice-scrub-suitThe 9th to the 12th of August saw our sales manager Steve Salt exhibit our scrub suit ranges to the members of the AfPP (Association of Perioperative Practice) at their Summer Residential Conference at the University of York.

    Over 400 delegates from the NHS and private sector hospitals met to network and take part in surgery related training lectures and courses given by some of the top people in their field.

    This is a great opportunity for us to display our excellent value for money scrub suit ranges from 1st Choice, Dickies and Cherokee to the actual users of product. Continue reading

  • Healthcare exhibitions 2018

    Meet AWB Textiles at industry-leading healthcare exhibitions in 2018We're more than halfway through 2018 (how did that happen?!) but we still have plenty of healthcare exhibitions in our calendar so we thought we'd update you following our original blog in January.

    Steve Salt coordinates our attendance at healthcare exhibitions here at AWB (he's pictured opposite at last year's ProDentistry event) - please come and say hello if you spot him at an event near you!

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  • Dental scrubs and uniforms

    Galaxy dentist tunicDental scrubs can help set the tone for a practice and its people, helping to present a highly professional image, from the receptionist, to the dental nurses and to the dentists themselves.

    In addition to the more traditional mens dentist tunics (pictured right) we thought we'd highlight some of our other products which are popular within dental practices. Continue reading

  • Out of this world - Cherokee scrubs!

    4100 galaxy - cherokee scrubsWe now stock Cherokee scrubs in the latest colour - Galaxy is a beautiful blue, a few shades darker than the traditional Royal.

    Available in 4876 three pocket scrub tunic, 4700 two pocket scrub tunic, 4100 scrub trousers and 4200 cargo scrub trousers.

    Visit our Cherokee page now - with 10% off all stocked items until the end of August!

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