How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 4 February 2023

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

Dental nurse struck off for possession of an indecent photo of child

A dental nurse has been erased from the GDC register with immediate effect after police found her in possession of an indecent photo of a child.

According to the Professional Conduct Committee hearing, the DCP had shown a video to a colleague in the reception area at her place of work.

The GDC argued that there was ‘actual harm and a risk of harm to others’ as a result of her actions.

Read more here.

Interest rates increase to 4% – how will this impact dentistry?

As the cost of living crisis continues, interest rates have yet again risen, this time to 4% – but what does this mean for dental professionals?

Four in 10 dentists likely to quit NHS in next five years due to ‘intolerable’ pressures

More than eight in 10 in dentistry say they are experiencing burnout

Four in 10 dentists and doctors are likely to quit the NHS due to ‘intolerable’ pressures in the next five years.

Top tips for practices this National Children’s Dental Health Month

This National Children’s Dental Health Month, we hear from a number of dental professionals who share their top tips and advice.

The Secret Dentist: is there any light at the end of the tunnel?

As the country falls apart, the Secret Dentist weighs in on its impact on dentistry and how to get on with life. 

After a challenging 2022, the Secret Dentist wonders if there is any light at the end of the tunnel as 2023 gets started.

Migraines linked to poor oral health, research shows

Research has found that oral health issues can cause migraines, and resolving dental problems can get rid of them.

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