Dental news you’ve missed this week – 25 June 2022

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

Dental students ‘likely to under-report racist incidents’, says study

Dental students likely to 'under-report' racist incidents, says study

In a groundbreaking report, researchers found that dental students are likely to ‘under-recognise’ and ‘under-report’ racist incidents. While many experienced racism within the dental setting, they report feeling concerned about professionalism – not knowing how and when to respond to patients’ racist behaviour.

The study is well worth a read, with researchers now calling for dental schools and its educators to empower students and ‘help to build inclusive learning and workspace’.

Westminster Health Forum – experts discuss priorities for dentistry in England

Westminster Health Forum

This week saw the Westminster Health Forum go ahead, which looked into the priorities for dentistry in England. We reported on some of the key messages from leading dental names.

LGBTQIA+ in dentistry – ‘It’s okay not to know cultures beyond our own – what counts is wanting to learn’

LGBTQIA+ in dentistry

As part of our Pride Month celebrations, Danny Hayes (he/him), regional marketing manager at Bupa Dental Care, discusses his experience in dentistry as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Dentist slams MP for last-minute withdrawal from dental conference amidst current crisis

Dentist slams MP for last-minute withdrawal from dental conference amidst current crisisDentist Sarah Canavan called out an MP for her last-minute withdrawal from a dental conference in the face of the current NHS dental crisis.

The leading voice of private dentistry

Influencing private dentistry in Westminster and championing young dentists – Catherine Rutland shares how Denplan is leading voice of private dentistry.

Financial plans of female dentists at risk when compared to male colleagues, says report

Female dentists may be at a financial disadvantage, says report

The long-term financial plans of female dentists are at risk when compared to their male colleagues, prompting ‘significant concern’.

South West Dentistry Show – don’t miss Aly Virani on waterless bone drilling

aly virani south west dentistry show

Aly Virani will take to the stage at the South West Dentistry Show on 2 July to discuss waterless bone drilling for dental implants. Sign up for free!

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