Missed out on this week’s dental news? Here’s what happened over the past seven days…
It was a big week for stories on Dentistry.co.uk, with one of our most popular being an article on vaping and its impact on oral health by Dr Richard Holliday and Professor Elaine McColl.
They conclude that smokers can expect ‘substantial improvements’ in their oral health if they make the switch to e-cigarettes. But they also emphasise that all dental advice should be tailored to the individual patient.
Almost 40% of the UK cannot afford an appointment with their dentist due to the cost of living crisis, according to a new report.
Portman Dental Care and Dentex this week announced the merger of their businesses, now operating in excess of 350 practices.
Dentist Cat Burford talks to us about her plan for a solo, unsupported expedition in the South Pole where temperatures can reach -50C – and how she is preparing.
In the first episode of the series, follow the journey of Jay and Kin Parekh from Campbell Dental Practice – the winners of this year’s Dental Practice Accelerator.
Only one third of adults accessed NHS dental care in the last two years, new figures reveal, sparking further frustration.
New research suggests that dentists in the UK should be able to prescribe antibiotics to patients at high risk of heart disease.
We’ve got a couple of webinars lined up over the next two weeks:
- Non-surgical periodontal regeneration – Dr Hiten Halai – Tuesday 30 August at 7pm
- Dan and Wayne in conversation – when clear aligners go wrong, with special guest Dr Sunil Hirani – Dr Dan Shaffer, Dr Wayne Hirschowitz and Dr Sunil Hirani.
As the summer draws to a close, now may be a great time to catch up on our webinars. All of them are available On Demand.
Have a fun bank holiday weekend!
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