Dental news you’ve missed this week – 16 April 2022

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

Portman’s Sam Waley-Cohen wins Grand National

In an all-too-rare feel-good story within dentistry, Sam Waley-Cohen won the Grand National last week. In his last competitive ride, Portman’s chief executive said: ‘It’s a dream. It won’t sink in for weeks – it feels like a fantasy.’

Haleon – Tess Player speaks about GSK’s latest demerger

Tess Player

What is Haleon and why did GSK decide to create this consumer healthcare company? We speak to Tess Player, global head of expert and health influencers at Haleon, to find out about the demerger and what it means for dentists.

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Dental nurse first in the world to test Ebola vaccine

Dental nurse first in the world to test Ebola vaccine

A dental nurse put herself forward to be the first person in the world to test a new vaccine against the Ebola virus. Caroline Heath, from Reading, opted for the jab after Oxford University developed it. She admits she would not have taken part in the trial if it was not for Covid-19.

Top tips to tell your patients over the Easter weekend

Top tips to tell your patients over the Easter weekend

Easter, Passover or Eid – many children will enjoy sugary treats over the coming days and weeks. The Royal College of Surgeons of England has put together some oral health advice that dental teams can communicate with patients.

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Dentistry Webinars

As we enter the Easter bank holiday weekend, why not take the chance to catch up on any webinars you might have missed over the past few weeks? You can browse all the previous webinars On Demand and sign up simply with just one click.

We have a great line up of webinars for the week ahead. Take a look and make sure you sign up for any that pique your interest…


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