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Has dental nurses’ registration been a success?
The introduction of GDC registration for dental nurses was intended to acknowledge their value and increase their professional status –…
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Tackling stress and shortages in dental nursing
Give me a break! Gemma Forsythe discusses the many pressures of dental nursing, such as the inability to take breaks,…
Columnists
Half of dental nurses say mental health has worsened since pandemic
More than half of dental nurses – and two in five dental hygienists and dental therapists – say their mental…
Dental Nursing
Why I’m unsurprised we’re in a dental nursing recruitment crisis
We hear from a London-based practice owner about the realities of trying to recruit dental nurses and what they think…
Dental Nursing
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…
Dentistry
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…
Dental Nursing
How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 11 February 2023
Missed out on last week’s dental news? Here’s what happened over the past seven days… MP calls for more recognition…
Dentistry
MP calls for more recognition and higher pay for dental nurses
An MP has voiced support for dental nurses, calling for higher recognition and better pay. Labour MP Cat Smith (Fleetwood…
Dental Nursing
Dental nurses – how many instruments can YOU hold?
A dental therapist has set a task for UK’s dental nurses to see how many instruments they can handle at…
Dental Nursing
90 seconds with…Preetee Hylton
  We speak to Preetee Hylton about how she entered the dentistry profession, where she sees it going in the…
Dental Nursing
Confessions of a dental nurse – part one
Opening up about the day-to-day joys of dentistry, Ellesse Stacey reveals her favourite –and most confusing – moments working as…
Dental Nursing
Dentistry Census – dentistry risks losing one third of UK’s dental nurses in the next two years
Dental nurses are the most highly rated members of a dental team. But the profession risks losing more than one…
Dental Nursing
Dental nurse’s month continues on Dentistry CPD
March has seen a host of new content just for dental nurses added to Dentistry CPD, now is the perfect…
Dental Nursing
Why dental nurses are turning to locum work
With a recruitment crisis hitting dentistry hard, many practices across the UK are struggling to attract dental nurses.  We speak…
Dental Nursing
Decon Pete – dental nurses’ role in infection control
Decon Pete covers the role dental nurses play in disinfection and decontamination and explains why constant updates and training is…
Dental Nursing
Dental news you’ve missed this week
Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days… Autumn Budget 2021…
Dentistry
Dental news you’ve missed this week
Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days… ‘Failed systems’ –…
Dentistry
Nursing matters – you can’t pour from an empty cup
Gemma Forsythe talks about the pressures of nursing and why dental nurses need to take time out for themselves during…
Dental Nursing
More than 3,000 DCPs did not re-register in 2020
Thousands of DCPs were voluntarily scrapped from the register or chose not to renew in 2020, it has emerged. According…
Dentistry
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