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    The easy-to-use interim dental splint
    New from Prestige Dental is an inexpensive temporary bite-plane, which has dozens of dentistry applications. An all-round protective and stabilising splint, Quicksplint is the only splint specifically designed for short term use of up to four to six ...


    The dangers of closed social media groups
    Eric Easson explains the pitfalls of posting on private social media groups. Social media groups and forums can often be a useful platform to discuss the pressures of being a dentist, for example, sharing best practice, voicing frustrations, or asking ...


    What you've missed this week
    Dentistry in the UK is awaiting reform. The BDA complains that there is simply not enough state funding and there is a looming recruitment crisis. Dentists are not kept informed of progress. Rampant government bureaucracy is stifling patient care.

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    Beer mats given to University of Sussex freshers condemned as...
    The Independent
    The University of Sussex has come under fire for providing students with “sexist” beer mats in their welcome packs. The beer mats were produced by Brushbox, ...
    Sussex University branded sexist for 'spit or swallow' dental care beer matsMetro

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  6. Plymouth leads national review of dental 'fitness to practise' process
    FE News
    Academics have led an international review to help the UK dental regulator define what constitutes 'serious misconduct' within the profession. Commissioned by the General Dental Council (GDC), the team from the University of Plymouth reviewed how ...


    NHS dentistry throughout the years
    In the wake of the 70th anniversary of the NHS, Roger Matthews considers the impact this beloved institution has had over the years on dentistry in the UK. Dentistry in the UK is awaiting reform. The BDA complains that there is simply not enough state ...

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    Pain-wracked patient's £7000 payout for dodgy dental work
    Rotherham Advertiser
    Medics at hospital back in the UK confirmed much of the tooth's root was still there, causing continued toothache. Investigations by the Dental Law Partnership revealed her tooth decay was clearly visible on X-rays taken as far back as 2012, and the ...

  9. The Sun

    University of Sussex slammed after female students given 'sexist' welcome pack freebie asking if they 'spit or swallow'
    The Sun
    Freshers were given the highly suggestive photograph - meant to promote dental hygiene - showing a person with their mouth open and white foam dribbling out.... It is understood that Digi-Box delivers products to more than 130 universities across the UK.
    Toothbrush company forced to apologise over 'spit or swallow' advertWalesOnline
    A College's Welcome Box Included Promotional Material That Some Are Calling SexistBustle
    'Spit or swallow' beer mats put in Sussex freshers' welcome boxesThe Tab

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    Campus Walk: Innovation in Care, Research & Education in UK College of Dentistry
    UKNow (press release)
    Video Produced by UK Public Relations & Marketing. To view captions for this video, push play and click on the CC icon in the bottom right hand corner of the screen. If using a mobile device, click on the "thought bubble" in the same area. LEXINGTON, Ky.

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