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…
Many dental practices across England started opening their doors to patients this week. Here you gave us your thoughts on this next step after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nishma Sharma from the Office of CDO also reminds dental practices that can doesn’t mean should, and that practices should reopen at their own pace.
HSE has urged dentists to avoid particular face masks over fears it doesn’t protect against COVID-19.
And, reassuringly, a new study shows Wuhan care workers with the correct PPE did not contract COVID-19.
We’re still all trying to pick up the pieces from the coronavirus outbreak. More than half (51%) of Scottish dentists said they don’t believe they would be financially viable going into their next ‘return to work’ phase.
And Welsh dentists are warning of a tidal wave of dental disease unless the government provides better support.
This week we explored the possibility of dental practices offering COVID-19 testing as a way of avoiding expensive PPE costs and long fallow times in surgeries.
We also heard from Amber Ojak as she gave her view on the future of hygienists and therapists.
Female dental professionals are paid 40% less than their male counterparts, according to a recent study. Here we get your reactions to this.
As we start looking to a return, it’s interesting to know that before lockdown, Millennials exceeded all other generations when it came to splashing out on their smiles, a new survey shows.
And three in five people in the UK would support calls to extend the sugar tax to include fruit juices and milkshakes.
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