How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 30 September 2023

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

Introducing Laboratory’s Leading 20 for 2023!

Here we celebrate the major players of the laboratory community – those who are driving dental technology forward. Meet Labroatory‘s Leading 20…

We are delighted to present you with Laboratory‘s Leading 20 for the very first time – a list that recognises the skill, influence and passion of the UK dental laboratory industry.

In a first-of-its-kind for the UK, we are celebrating the best names in the lab world, highlighting the excellent work that is spearheaded by dental technicians and their teams, as well as the sector’s ever-growing influence within the dental profession as a whole.

You can see the full list here.

Your social media activity could sabotage your dental career

How can dental professionals use social media better?

Think before you post – seven of the most common social media slip-ups in dentistry and how to avoid them.

Twenty three million sick days lost to dental pain, new figures show

New figures have revealed that nearly three in 10 (28%) people in the UK have taken time off work due to dental pain.

Vapes ‘95% safer’ than cigarettes messaging was unwise, says health expert

Vapes '95% safer' than cigarettes messaging was unwise, says health expert

A leading health expert has argued that the message that vapes are ‘95% safer’ than cigarettes has backfired.

Vaping not a gateway to smoking tobacco, says study

Restrictions on vaping products to be considered

Vaping does not act as a gateway into smoking cigarettes, according to ‘the most comprehensive study’ into the topic.

Practice in Cornwall to only see vulnerable NHS patients

A dental practice in Cornwall is to kickstart an NHS pilot scheme whereby only children and the most vulnerable patients will be seen.

Isle of Man to consider water fluoridation in childhood oral health plan

childhood oral health plan in Isle of Man

The Isle of Man will look into the benefits of water fluoridation as part of its integrated plan to tackle the issue of children’s oral health.

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