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…

Extra £50 million of funding pumped into NHS dentistry

Extra £50 million of funding pumped into NHS dentistry

Hundreds of thousands of new dental appointments will be made available following £50 million investment into NHS dentistry. The money will secure up to 350,000 extra dental appointments over the weekends and evenings.

Hundreds of unvaccinated dentists suspended in Italy

Dentists in Italy who are not fully vaccinated are suspended

Dentists and doctors in Italy not fully vaccinated have been suspended from the country’s professional association. Around 1,900 unvaccinated doctors and dentists are suspended, which amounts to 0.4% of the total membership.

Dentists among NHS staff marching against Covid vaccine mandate

Dentists among NHS staff rallying against Covid-19 vaccine mandate

Dental professionals joined NHS colleagues in a protest march against the Covid-19 vaccine mandate. Latest NHS figures show around 85,000 staff have not had any Covid vaccination, with a further 40,000 just getting one dose.

The Marketing Expert – dealing with scammers and extortion gangs on Google reviews

Shaz Memon highlights a worrying new extortion method targeting dental practices’ Google reviews. He explains how it usually plays out and the different tactics practices can use to make sure they combat this worrying trend.

Ken Finlayson – inspired to climb Kilimanjaro for Dentaid


Following FMC’s announcement Ken Finlayson and Tim Molony are climbing Kilimanjaro for Dentaid, dentistry has got behind the cause raising over £37,000. There’s still time to donate, visit

The North of England Dentistry Show

The North of England Dentistry Show line up is ready. Take a look at the leading line up of speakers and make sure you register now for what promises to be a day you won’t want to miss.

Dentistry Webinars

The Dentistry Webinar platform is heating up! The webinars are coming thick and fast.

Dentistry Webinars is your opportunity to gain CPD and hear from leading speakers, completely free, all from the comfort of your own home. And if you miss anything, you can catch everything over on our On Demand platform.

This week includes three webinars from leading speakers. Take a look and make sure you sign up with the simple click of a button…


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