What you’ve missed this week
Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days…
He leaves behind a legacy of innovation and encouragement that reaches far beyond the walls of his successful London dental practice.
Anglesey’s Assembly Member (AM) Rhun ap Iorwerth is urging the health board to act.
He claims the lack of dentists in Wales could have very real implications for Anglesey.
A study at Florida Atlantic University used sensors to study the sleep of 785 people.
It found those that drink alcohol or smoke four hours before going to bed experienced more disruptive sleep patterns.
Nicotine was most strongly associated with sleep disruption, with an average 42-minute reduction in the time spent asleep.
That’s despite around 40% of the group consuming caffeine on at least one night of the study.
Current NHS recommendations include cutting down on tea, coffee and energy drinks before bed due to the caffeine content.
Earlier this week the government announced proposals to give doctors greater flexibility over their NHS pensions.
The move would give doctors more choice on the amount they want to contribute to their pensions, potentially saving on annual allowance tax charges.