How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 3 December 2022

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

Overseas registration in dentistry to be made easier

That’s right – overseas registration for dentists could be about to get a whole lot easier.

Following a public consultation, the government is in the process of improving the efficiency of international GDC registration.

You can read all about the outcomes of the consultation – and what these mean – on

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Dentist offered colleagues a pay rise in exchange for oral sex, tribunal hears

A dentist has been struck off after asking colleagues if they use sex toys and offering a pay rise in exchange for sex acts.

New changes made to NHS dental contract

New changes made to NHS dental contract

Dentists have warned that new ‘marginal’ changes to the NHS dental contract do not go far enough in ending the current crisis.

Spike in number of NHS dental complaints, figures show

New figures reveal a small increase in the number of NHS complaints involving primary care dental services.

Vaping linked to a higher risk of tooth decay

Patients who use vaping devices are more likely to develop decay, new research has found, showing a ‘significant difference’ in caries risks.

The 2022 Dentistry Awards – the winners!

Last Friday we celebrated excellence in dentistry at The Dentistry Awards 2022. Have a look at our list of winners!

The Dentistry Club

The Dentistry Club

Have you signed up to The Dentistry Club is here? It’s a must-have for your practice! You can find out more about it here.

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