How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 28 January 2023

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

What is the profession saying about ‘harmful’ aligners?

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The dangers of direct-to-consumer aligners have been flooding social media this past week, with many warning of the significant dangers of going ahead with treatment.

We spoke to three dentists who discussed the dangers of this orthodontics treatment, the importance of raising awareness, and how dental professionals should approach the issue.

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We need dentistry at the frontline, says Ukraine’s deputy Health Minister

Oksana Dmytriieva, a former dentist and deputy Health Minister of the Ukrainian government, explains how the war with Russia has impacted the dental industry.

Why money alone won’t fix NHS dentistry

Why money alone won’t fix NHS dentistry

We hear from dentist Neel Kothari who in his latest article explains why NHS dentistry needs more than just money if it is to work for dentists and patients.

Toothbrushing classes set for schools in Essex and Suffolk

Toothbrushing classes set for schools in Essex and Sussex

Supervised toothbrushing in schools has been put forward as part of a package to improve early years’ oral health.

Sugar tax ‘prevents 5,000 cases of obesity in year six girls each year’

Sugar tax in the UK prevents 5,000 cases of obesity in year 6 girls each year, says research

Sugar tax in the UK prevents more than 5,000 cases of obesity among year 6 girls, according to new research.

Ironing out the Creases – why dentists are suited for facial aesthetics

In her brand new column, Shaadi Manouchehri discusses the many benefits of dentists proving facial aesthetics treatment.

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