Catherine Forman from Barkingside in Essex told a local paper that she has “two knights in shining armour” to thank after their quick thinking helped save her life. One was an unknown driver who gave her a lift, the other was Dr Hitesh Mody, her dentist.
Denplan has launched its Denplan Academy – a training programme designed completely around the needs of its members’ and their business goals. A team of qualified trainers can work with Denplan members and their whole practice team on the areas of their business that they wish to strengthen.
Dental Protection is celebrating a judicial review victory after a judgement established that a failure to record an examination does not necessarily mean that the examination did not take place. Dental Protection had lobbied for the significant change after a dentist in Powys was accused of making inappropriate claims because no record of an examination had been made.
The NHS in England could save at least £4 million annually on hospital admissions for the removal of rotten teeth if water fluoridation were extended to areas with high levels of tooth decay, research published in the latest British Dental Journal (BDJ) suggests. The BDA’s Scientific Adviser, Damien Walmsley, said: “This study is a powerful reminder of how water fluoridation saves the NHS money, and how whole populations can benefit from a huge improvement in their dental health.”