It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days…
Millions of children have not seen an NHS dentist in last year
New research has shown that 6.5 million children in England have not been seen by an NHS dentist in at least a year.
As a result, the British Dental Association (BDA) has warned that the oral health of children is set to worsen due to the lack of access to NHS dentistry.
This comes after the first oral health survey of five-year-olds since lockdown highlighted an increase in decay levels and a widening gap between rich and poor.
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After a dental practice in Norfolk announced it would be taking on new NHS patients, hundreds of people were reportedly queueing outside from four in the morning.
Ex-chancellor George Osborne has urged the government to implement new public health interventions to reduce obesity and cancer.
George Osborne has called for a smoking ban and to extend the sugar tax to fruit juices. But what does the dental profession think?
To mark Stroke Awareness Month this May, Gemma Forsythe explains how dental professionals can adapt the patient experience for stroke survivors during their appointments.
This month, Cat Edney discusses how a dental therapist can enhance your practice from a business and financial perspective.
Sign up for a tee-rific day of networking and friendly competition at FMC’s UK Dentistry Golf Championship.
We have two new webinars lined up for you next week:
- Direct ceramic restorations with VOCO’s Admira Fusion range – Michael Gow – Wednesday 10 May at 7pm
- SMOP smart licence – the no commitment introduction to using SMOP – Emma Downing – Thursday 11 May at 7pm.
As always, all of our previous webinars are available On Demand.
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