Dental news you’ve missed this week

Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days…

Kimberley Finlayson: 1967-2020

Kimberley Finlayson

The passing away of Kimberley Finlayson, one of the co-founders of FMC, following a short illness has overshadowed the rest of the news this week.

A driving force behind the scenes of the company, Kimberley’s career was defined by a commitment to excellence that helped make FMC the UK’s biggest independent dental publisher.

Kimberley leaves behind a legacy that will live on for decades to come.

Find out more about Kimberley, how she helped to grow FMC and her passion for life here.

BDA calls on dentists to share ideas for ‘Net Zero’ NHSThe BDA calls on dentists to contribute ideas to help achieve a 'Net Zero' NHS

This week the BDA is calling on dentists to have their say and share ideas for a net zero NHS and help improve the sustainability of the health system.


NHS England released a series of recommendations to help dental professionals tackle coronavirus

The coronavirus has been all over the news recently as a dental practice in Scotland became the first to shut due to the virusand smokers were warned to give up the cigarettes due to the risks from Covid-19.

We’ve therefore pulled together this guide explaining everything dentists and dental professionals need to know about the coronavirus.

Dentist to share experience as Holocaust survivor

Dr Harry Olmer will talk about his experience as a holocaust survivor and dentist

The UK’s longest serving dentist will recount his experience as a Holocaust survivor at an upcoming event. Although no longer practising, Dr Harry Olmer will share his personal 75-year journey since the end of the Second World War.

Walk and talk

In the first of his walk and talk series, Andy Acton speaks to Shiraz Khan about his style and how the clothes he wears impacts the behaviour of those around him.

90 seconds with…

And finally, Barry Oulton spills all in this week’s 90 seconds with… The Confident Dentist explains how laughing gas was his route into dentistry.

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