Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem – here’s what happened over the past seven days…
The phenomenon of ‘Turkey teeth’ has hit the headlines this week – a news story welcomed by the profession.
In a new BDA survey, it emerged that an alarming 94% of dentists have examined patients who have flown abroad for dental treatment. On top of this, 86% of dentists have treated patients who developed problems after receiving treatment abroad.
Sometimes it takes big names to draw attention to an ever-growing risk. Jack Fincham, a former Love Island winner, spoke out about his experience – you can read more about this below.
Jack Fincham spoke out about the dangers of seeking popular dental treatments abroad and his own regret of opting for ‘Turkey teeth’.
Stella Benjaminova, a dental practice owner in Ukraine, talks about her own experience during the on-going war with Russia.
Healthcare settings providing NHS care are reintroducing face masks in the face of rising Covid-19 cases. In the Midlands, there’s been a 97% spike in cases in acute trusts.
New research shows that shapeshifting microrobots can clean and floss our teeth using nanoparticle technology. Is this goodbye to toothbrushes?
Dreading a day of root canals with a sore neck? In this month’s Dentistry Gym column, Khalil Hussein shows you how to successfully relieve neck pain.
The Dentistry Clinical Case Awards – which focus on rewarding excellence in clinical care – are fast approaching. Have you submitted your entry yet?
We have two very topical webinars coming up for you in the next couple of weeks:
- Combining your NHS and private pension – Michael Copeland and Paul Barnfather – Tuesday 19 July at 7pm
- Dan and Wayne in conversation with the IDDA – scan, plan and treat with Active Aligners – Dan Shaffer, Wayne Hirschowitz and Adam Nulty – Monday 25 July at 7pm.
You can catch all of our previous webinars On Demand – so don’t worry if you’ve missed them!
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