How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 8 April 2023

It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days…

Why it’s harder than ever to find dental nurses

Time for change – why it’s harder than ever to find dental nurses

As the recruitment crisis continues to rock dentistry, head dental nurse Hayley O’Neill considers why it is impacting the role of the dental nurse in particular.

She considers why it’s difficult to find – and retain – dental nurses, and what can be done to tackle this.

We’re putting together an article on recruitment in dentistry. Email your thoughts to [email protected].

‘You have to work harder as a woman’ – a playdate with Kreena and Risha

Dentistry meets Kreena Patel and Risha Patel on a playdate to discuss ‘mum guilt’ and finding the balance between their career and motherhood.

Maker of ‘weight loss jab’ funding NHS obesity services

Maker of 'weight loss jab' funding NHS obesity services

The pharmaceutical company that manufactures ‘weight loss jabs’ is funding the expansion of weight-loss services across England, according to reports.

Forming deeper connections as a dental student

Forming deeper connections as a dental student

Umair Afzal is a fourth year dental surgery student at the University of Leeds. Here, he offers his top three insights into dentistry so far.

Calorie counts on menus ‘dangerous’ for people recovering from eating disorders

Nine out of ten people with eating disorders are negatively impacted by the pandemic, according to a new study

New research is calling for obligatory menu calorie counts to be scrapped, claiming they are ‘dangerous’ for people with eating disorders.

Lab in the Limelight – Innovate Dental Lab

Dean Ward, director of Innovate Dental Laboratory, shares what he likes most about his job and where he sees dental technology going in the next decade.

The south west’s biggest dental show returns!

A major dental exhibition is making its way to the south west of the UK this July – and it’s not one to be missed! You can sign up for it now for free.

Dentistry Webinars

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