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…

Boris Johnson quizzed on dental care in PMQs

Boris Johnson quizzed on dental care in PMQs

Boris Johnson faced pressure during Prime Minister’s Questions as Dr Caroline Johnson, the MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham, highlighted access struggles for her constituents. Johnson responded saying ‘appeals have been heard’.

Dental professionals need to have first vaccine dose by February

Dental professionals need to have first vaccine dose by February

NHS England confirmed unvaccinated dental staff need to have their first dose by the end of winter to meet the April deadline. Dental staff who miss the deadline may be unable to continue offering care to dental patients.

Mhari Coxon – introducing the new president of the Oral Health Foundation

Mhari Coxon

We speak to Mhari Coxon as she takes over from Ben Atkins as president of the Oral Health Foundation. She discusses what the future holds for the charity and the challenges the profession faces.

Dentist poses with fake arm to dodge COVID-19 vaccine

Dentist poses with fake arm to dodge COVID-19 vaccine

A dentist in Italy is facing criminal charges after turning up for his COVID-19 vaccine wearing a fake arm. From 6 December, only those with a ‘super green pass’ can access certain activities in Italy.

Facial Aesthetics Review – deflating faces – the changing trend over the last 18 months

Shilpa Jain explores the latest trend to adopt a more natural look and ‘deflate faces’ by removing filler and reversing treatments. She looks at celebrity examples to showcase how these treatments are presented on social media.

Take a moment – are we working too hard?

Take a moment – wellbeing

With demand for dentistry so high, many in the profession are overworking to keep up. Lauren Long explores what this means, how it presents itself in dental professionals and easy ways to ensure you combat it.

Dentistry Webinars

Dentistry Webinars are reaching record numbers over the last few weeks. Don’t worry if you’ve missed any, they’re all available for free On Demand and they’re a great way to catch up with your CPD. You can also sign up for free and make sure you don’t miss any upcoming webinars simply at dentistry.co.uk/webinars. Here’s what’s coming up next week:


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