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Free up healthcare regulators to do their job better, DDU urges

The GDC and other regulators of healthcare professionals need to be given greater flexibility so they can become more efficient and responsive to the changing regulatory environment, the Dental Defence Union (DDU) said last Friday.

Published: 22/01/2018

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Could a simple text message help you beat mouth cancer?

New research has shown that regular text message reminders can be an effective way of combating mouth cancer.

Published: 19/01/2018

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Brexit on the programme at Consultant Orthodontist Group (COG) meeting

What impact will Brexit have on healthcare and on dentistry in particular? One of the people best qualified to answer this question is the MP Hilary Benn, and he will be speaking on that very topic at the March meeting of the British Orthodontic Society’s Consultants’ symposium.

Published: 19/01/2018

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Dentsply Sirona Announces the Addition of New Board Members

Dentsply Sirona, the dental solutions company, today announced that the size of its Board of Directors has been increased from nine to twelve members and that three new board members have been appointed.  Joining the Board of Directors are Betsy D. Holden and Leslie F. Varon, in addition to Don M. Casey Jr., Dentsply Sirona’s newly appointed chief executive officer.  

Published: 17/01/2018

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Office-Based Dental Anaesthesia Gaining Ground over Hospital-Based in USA

Dentist anaesthesiologists are a unique medical provider. Their training is related more closely to medical anaesthesiologists than to dentists in that they do not receive clinical training in dental or oral surgery. 

Published: 17/01/2018

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