Missed out on last week’s dental news? Here’s what happened over the past seven days…
‘She had sold her dead mother’s jewellery to pay for the treatment’
It’s been a big week for news in dentistry.
In an honest and insightful read, dentist and clinical adviser Nishma Sharma today opened up about the realities of dentistry right now, and how a united front is the only answer to the NHS challenges ahead.
With patients crying in her chair and unable to afford toothpaste, she details the difficulties faced by both patients and clinicians, and why all dentists should be helping those who are struggling.
This comes as Rishi Sunak scraps his pledge to charge people for missing NHS appointments in his first week as Prime Minister – a measure that formed part of his solution for saving NHS dentistry.
Rishi Sunak has officially replaced Liz Truss as Prime Minister – but what does that mean for dentistry in the UK? Here’s everything we know so far…
Dentistry.co.uk sent Smile Direct Club some questions on the safety of its treatment. Here’s what its chief clinical director, Dr Jeffrey Sulitzer, had to say.
As we look ahead to Mouth Cancer Action Month, Barbara Fountain discusses the story behind her tongue cancer diagnosis.
Last week, the GDC released the new ARF levels for dentists and DCPs. We asked the profession to share its views.
Pregnant women will be handed free vapes by a south London council to stop them spending money on cigarettes.
We can finally reveal the full list of finalists for the 2022 Dental Industry Awards – check to see who’s made the cut!
Next week is an extra special one – not only are we bringing you a great webinar, but also taking place is the virtual Dentistry Scotland Awards night:
- Estate planning made simple – Richard Ollive, Seamus King and Magdelena Harding – Tuesday 1 November at 7pm
- Dentistry Scotland Awards Night 2022 – hosted by Leanna Ellis – Thursday 3 November at 6pm.
Our On Demand page is available as usual so you can catch up with all of our webinars.
As always, you can share your thoughts on this week’s stories by emailing [email protected] – we’d love to hear from you!
Have a wonderful weekend.
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