Dental news you’ve missed this week – 23 April 2022

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

Dentistry Census – dentistry risks losing one third of UK’s dental nurses in the next two years

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Dentistry risks losing more than one third of dental nurses in the next two years. That’s according to the latest figures from the Dentistry Census, which show 39% are looking to quit the profession. Many believe low pay is one of the main reasons for this.

MP voices concerns over ‘financially unviable’ dental practices

MP voices concerns over 'financially unviable' dental practices

Rob Roberts, Welsh MP, has spoken about the state of dentistry in Wales calling for swift action. He lists the reasons as fewer overseas dentists, difficult regulation and patients opting for NHS dentistry when they can afford private work.

Dentistry Scotland Show – ‘you won’t go away empty handed’

Dentistry Scotland Show

The Dentistry Scotland Show is back! This is your chance to catch up with everyone in the Scottish dental world. Find out who is lecturing and what is on offer for everybody that attends. Best of all, it’s completely free – make sure you register now.

Dentistry Live – watch a live implant case with Colin Campbell

Dentistry Live is your chance to tune in, watch and even interact with Colin Campbell virtually as he carries out a live implant case. It’s free to attend for Dentistry CPD members. Not a member? Sign up for only £29.99 here.

Confessions of a dental nurse – part one

Confessions of a dental nurse – part one

Ellesse Stacey kicks start her mini series – Confessions of a dental nurse. She takes a light-hearted look at the daily experiences dental nurses go through and the little things that get on her nerves whilst working at a dental practice.

‘Making promises that can’t be kept’ – Ukrainian refugees offered NHS dentistry

Health professionals are advised to help refugees from Ukraine find an NHS dentist, sparking fears the system will let down new arrivals. Eddie Crouch adds: ‘New arrivals will sadly face the same challenges as communities across the country.’

Dentistry Webinars

Once again Dentistry Webinars is a buzz of activity this week. We have three webinars for you to book in for! And if you’re not available to watch it live, don’t worry. You can browse all the previous webinars On Demand and sign up simply with just one click.

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