It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days…
Bupa Dental Care is to close, sell or merge 85 dental practices in the UK, due to the ‘national shortage of dentists and the impact of inflation’.
Revealed this week, the release states the decision was influenced by increased costs and high energy prices, as well as the struggle to recruit dentists to deliver NHS care.
As a result, patients at these practices have not been able to access the NHS dental services they need.
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A team of experts have found that teledentistry has ‘incredible potential’ to provide regular access to dental care around the world.
NHS dental charge prices will increase by 8.5% in April amidst growing concerns over the impact on the public.
Matt Everatt discusses what Bupa’s closure of more than 80 practices means for the dental laboratory sector and technicians.
Martina Hodgson highlights ‘tall poppy syndrome’ and why it continues to impact the successes of women in dentistry.
Claire Berry and Faye Donald discuss the unexpected skills you may find you need to be a contemporary hygienist.
Join FMC for a day of networking and friendly competition at the UK Dentistry Golf Championship this June.
Throughout March, Dentistry has been sharing different experiences and stories of women right across the profession.
Last night, the campaign culminated in a webinar that saw a group of fantastic clinicians come together to have an open and honest discussion about their experiences as women in dentistry.
It addressed what needs to change in the profession, the main issues women in dentistry are facing, and how women can support each other.
Don’t forget, all of our previous webinars are available On Demand.
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