How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 17 September 2022

Missed out on last week’s dental news? Here’s what happened over the past seven days…
Investigation reveals ongoing crisis within NHS dentistry

From a dentist suggesting people ‘give up’ looking for an NHS appointment to children’s treatments that break the bank –  ITV’ s recent investigation has revealed the current crisis within NHS dentistry .
The last two years have been especially difficult for NHS dentistry, with this latest report revealing the realities that many face – both clinicians and patients.
We are keen to hear from more dental professionals working within the NHS. Does it have more left to give? What changes need to be made for it to work? Send me an email at  [email protected] .
Dentist receives invite to the Queen’s funeral

The weekend will see hundreds of people fly to the UK to attend the Queen’s funeral on Monday. A dentist is among those who received an invite. 
What impact is rising energy bills having on dental practices?

Energy bills – two words that, at the moment, very few can go a day without hearing. We spoke to two dentists about how the rising energy costs could affect the profession.
Water fluoridation has ‘lowest carbon footprint’ compared to other prevention tools

Water fluoridation has the lowest environmental impact when compared to other prevention tools, according to a new study.
Ministry of Defence slammed for limiting dental provision at health centre

The Ministry of Defence has been slammed for limiting dental provision at its health centre in Catterick, North Yorkshire.
In pictures – the 2022 Irish Dentistry Awards

Earlier this month we celebrated excellence in dentistry across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland at the 2022 Irish Dentistry Awards. Take a look at the winners!
East of England Show – hear from performance coach Justin Leigh

Have you registered yet? Catch performance coach Justin Leigh at the East of England Show on 1 October 2022. You can sign up now for free!
Dentistry Webinars

We have a busy week of webinars for you:

Thriving in dentistry in a post-pandemic world – Anna Middleton – Tuesday 20 September at 7pm
Planning beyond the extraction – Joe McEnhill – Wednesday 21 September at 7pm
The science behind guided surgery – Dr Hugo Patrao – Thursday 22 September at 7pm.

If you can’t make it, no need to worry. All of our webinars are available  On Demand  for free!

Catch up with last week’s dental news here.
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