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Dental news you’ve missed this week – 9 July 2022

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Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days…

Linking dental and medical records ‘could improve patient safety and treatment outcomes’

Linking patients’ dental and medical records could improve the outcomes and safety of treatment, according to a new multi-study project.

With so much technological advancement within dentistry, it seems bizarre that this is not already the case.

As the lead author points out: ‘In this day and age of electronic data transmissions in banking, shopping and other commercial fields, should health professionals still be relying on inefficient, paper-based methods for sharing patient information?’

GDC opens consultation on three-year strategic plan

Following the chaos of the pandemic, the GDC is requesting public views on its plans for the next three years – including an increase of the Annual Retention Fee.

Kellogg’s cannot promote sugary cereals in special offers, court rules

A court has ruled that Kellogg’s will not be allowed to promote sugary cereals in special offers at supermarkets following a legal dispute with the government.

Dentists write open plea to new Health Secretary Steve Barclay MP

Amidst the current government crisis, the British Dental Association (BDA) has written to the new Health Secretary and urged him to reform NHS dentistry ‘without further delay’.

Dentists call for swift action on sugar-filled baby pouches

‘Obscene levels’ of sugar in baby food pouches exposes the need for quick action, with more than one quarter containing more sugar by volume than Coca-Cola.

Ethics in dentistry – should we hold ourselves to higher standards in our union work?

Should dentistry hold itself to higher standards in its union work? This is the question asked by Pramod Subbaraman in his latest article on ethics in dentistry.

Four in five dental practices have more vacancies than this time last year

Around 80% of dental practices in the UK have more vacancies than this time last year, according to the latest Dental Market Review by Christie & Co.

Dentistry Webinars

If you want to know more about how AI or CBCT can help your dentistry, don’t miss our next webinars:

  • ‘More than meets the AI’ – Dr Ed Young on Tuesday 12 July at 7pm
  • CBCT – seeing the difference makes a differences  – Maik Gerullis on Thursday 14 July at 7pm.

If you’ve missed some of our webinars over the last few weeks, you can catch all of them On Demand.

Catch up with last week’s dental news here.

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