How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 10 December 2022

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

New parliamentary inquiry could save NHS dentistry

Is there hope to save NHS dentistry? Parliament has launched a new inquiry into its current state, with the BDA saying it ‘may represent a last best hope to save the service’.

This comes after an investigation showed that 90% of dental practices across the UK were not accepting new adult NHS patients.

Smoking levels drop as vaping increases, data reveals

Number of smokers drops as vaping rises, data shows

The number of UK people smoking cigarettes has dropped to the lowest level on record – more people use e-cigarettes, according to new stats.

Lensa and AI avatars in dentistry

Lensa and AI avatars in dentistry

Andy Acton considers the use of AI avatars in the dental profession and how it could leverage your social media profile.

Isle of Wight dental crisis is ‘an appalling mess’, committee finds

As the Isle of Wight’s dental crisis worsens ‘day by day’, its Health and Social Care Committee met earlier this week to discuss how to resolve it.

Changes to overseas registration – reaction from the profession

We heard from the dental profession as it reacts to the consultation outcomes on proposed changes to international GDC registration and the ORE.

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