How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 1 October 2022

Missed out on last week’s dental news? Here’s what happened over the past seven days…

Are dentists being targeted by organised gangs?

One dentist has recalled the story of an organised gang that planned to kidnap him and ransack his home.

In shocking CCTV footage, a group dressed in balaclavas armed with knives can be seen attacking Kunal Patel outside his dental practice and stealing his watch.

But Kunal insists this is not a one-off incident, citing attacks on fellow colleagues. This forces us to ask the question – are dentists being increasingly targeted by organised gangs?

An update from CDO Sara Hurley

Sara Hurley, the chief dental officer for England, has updated the dental team on the NHS contractual changes – including the implementation of skill mix.

Around 400 people diagnosed with preventable cancer every day

More than 400 people are diagnosed with preventable cancer every single day, according to new research, sparking health warnings from experts.

My jaw surgery experience through art

After relentless bullying pushed her to get double jaw surgery, Danielle Paterson, a fine art graduate, discusses why she documented her experience through art. 

London-based dental practice Dawood & Tanner joins Dentex Group

Specialist dental business adviser, Christie & Co, announces that it oversaw the Dentex acquisition of London-based practice Dawood & Tanner.

Dentistry Podcast – Stevie Potter on representing Great Britain

Dentistry Podcast – Stevie Potter

In another episode of Dentistry Podcast, we are joined by Stevie Potter, a dentist, performance coach and triathlete representing Great Britain.

Last chance to register for the East of England Dentistry Show!

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The East of England Dentistry Show is tomorrow and we can’t wait to see you all! Don’t miss out on speakers such as Alison Largeregister now for free.

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