Missed out on last week’s dental news? Here’s what happened over the past seven days…
Children’s oral health in England is ‘a national disgrace’
These are the recent words of the president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
She argued that when households are struggling to feed their families, toothbrushes and toothpaste can become a ‘luxury item’.
While this may come as no surprise to the profession, it will take more than one health expert to speak out for dentistry to be heard.
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Toothless in England urge patients to speak out ahead of government inquiry
Target for smoke-free England by 2030 ‘will be missed by nearly a decade’
The current target for a smoke free England by 2030 will take an extra 10 years to achieve, according to a charity.
Lab in the Limelight – The Hive Dental Laboratory
We spoke to co-owners Emily and Eleanor Pittard about how their lab was created, the work it carries out and the biggest challenges it has faced so far.
The Green Hygienist – recycling symbols decoded
Is a greener practice one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2023? This month the Green Hygienist, Lottie Manahan, helps you start as you mean to go on.
‘Words will be nothing without actions’ – GDC hosts Dental Leadership Network
We attended the GDC’s Dental Leadership Network event to find out what leaders in the profession think about recent GDC updates.
The Dentistry Club
Have you registered for our upcoming events?
We have two upcoming shows for you, jampacked with lectures and leading industry brands:
- Digital and Implant Dentistry Show – Saturday 25 February – Novotel London West
- North of England Dentistry Show – Saturday 11 March – Manchester Central Convention Complex.
You can sign up now! Visit www.dentistry.co.uk/shows to register.
Happy new year!
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