How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 3 June 2023

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

Dentist suspended following claims of inappropriate sexual behaviour towards trainee dental nurse

Baron Harris of Haringey has been confirmed as the new chair for the General Dental Council (GDC)

A dentist has been suspended for 18 months following claims he inappropriately touched a trainee dental nurse in the practice.

It is alleged that the dentist made inappropriate comments of a sexual nature, engaged in inappropriate touching, and made inappropriate repeated out of hours contact with the complainant – a 19-year-old trainee dental nurse.

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Less than one in 10 new dental practices started by women last year

New research has shown that just 11% of ‘dental practice activities’ launched last year were started by women.

New research has shown that just 11% of ‘dental practice activities’ launched last year were started by women.

Vaping measures to crack down on retailers targeting children

Vaping regulations to crack down on promotions 'aimed at children'

A new government crackdown on vape marketing has kicked off in a bid to reduce the targeting of children and young people.

How we could solve the cost of living crisis within NHS dentistry

Mohsan Ahmad considers the impact the cost of living crisis is having on NHS dentistry – and puts forward potential solutions.

Obesity ‘bigger health impact than COVID-19’ long term, says health leader

Increase in children with diabetes linked to obesity

The long-term effects of obesity could be more harmful than the impact of COVID-19, a public health director has said.

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