How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 29 April 2023

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

Dental profession bites back at claims NHS dentistry is ‘recovering’

Dental professions bites back at claims NHS dentistry is 'recovering'

The British Dental Association has urged parliament to set out a clear roadmap to reform for government after it tried to ‘defend the indefensible’.

The inquiry into the state of NHS dentistry continued as the Health and Social Care Committee heard more oral evidence on Tuesday.

The BDA disputed claims made by MP Neil O’Brien that NHS dentistry was on the road to ‘recovery’.

In 2022, one quarter of care home providers said that the people who used their services could ‘never’ access NHS dental care.

Costs leave one quarter of patients delaying or avoiding treatment

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Current costs are leaving one quarter of patients delaying or avoiding treatment, according to new statistics.

The Dental Lab Expert – to sell, integrate or stay independent?  

the lab expert

The Lab Expert, Ashley Byrne, breaks down the decision to either sell your laboratory, integrate into a corporate group or remain independent.

Dental nursing isn’t dying, it’s progressing

In response to ‘sexist’ comments about dental nursing recruitment, Preetee Hylton highlights why employers need to have an attitude change.

Lola Welch on being in the Panthera Master Cup top ten

We speak to Lola Welch about the Panthera Master Cup, why she chose to take part and what being selected means to her.

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