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…
Dental school graduates staying in the south west of England is ‘key’ to solving staff shortages in dentistry, say health experts. Professor Zoe Brookes says there are not enough dental specialists in the area to serve the local population.
The BADN has introduced a menopause policy to help support staff experiencing symptoms in the workplace. Around 35% of female DCPs and 43% of female dentists are currently within the age range affected by menopause.
More than one in 10 calls made to NHS 111 in the north east are looking for dental help, according to new statistics. Health providers are blaming difficulties accessing NHS dental services as the reason behind the surge.
A British dental student in Ukraine spoke about his experience fleeing the country. Zohir Ali, from Bolton, fled central Ukraine after Russian forces invaded the country at the end of February. ‘I knew I couldn’t let my emotions control me,’ he said.
A dentist is just one of the contestants to take part in the latest series of Masterchef. Rishi Nanavati, based in Pinner, north west London, will showcase his culinary talents on the BBC One TV show. He hopes to wow the judges with his vegetarian and vegan recipes.
Diana Leverington looks at what practice teams should be aware of when treating elderly patients during our dental nursing month. Read new articles, along with thousands more and get CPD for a limited time at only £14.99 with the code NURSEMONTH on Dentistry CPD.
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