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  • Brexit staff shortage warning

    Shortages of skilled workers in Scotland across key sectors of the economy such as health and social care will be… Read more

    April 11, 2019 / infocus

  • Award partnership with Faculty of Dental Trainers

    Scottish Dental has partnered with the Faculty of Dental Trainers for the Trainer of the Year award at this year’s… Read more

    April 11, 2019 / infocus

  • Newcastle student claims second win for university

    David Cobbett Newcastle University and Professor Fraser McDonald

    David Cobbett Newcastle University and Professor Fraser McDonald

    Newcastle University student David Cobbett has been named as the national Dental Clinical Skills Competition winner. It is the second… Read more

    April 11, 2019 / infocus

  • Thomas ‘Tommy’ Leca

    Scottish dentistry has a lost highly regarded and respected figure with the sad passing at the end of March of… Read more

    April 11, 2019 / infocus

  • Dates for your diary

    20 FEBRUARY BDA Scotland, East of Scotland Branch:  Preventing violence –do dentists have a role? Lessons from 10 years of… Read more

    February 12, 2019 / infocus

  • News in brief

    International preventative care survey An international research project is asking primary care dentists in the UK, Ireland, Denmark, Germany, and… Read more

    February 12, 2019 / infocus

  • Study finds potential gum disease link to Alzheimer’s

    Gum disease has been linked to Alzheimer’s in new research findings published in the journal Science Advances*. The publication highlights… Read more

    February 12, 2019 / infocus

  • Action demanded to stamp out bullying in health service

    After last year’s spate of bullying allegations by whistleblowers at a number of NHS Trusts, including Lothian, Tayside and Highlands,… Read more

    February 12, 2019 / infocus

  • Attendance gap is continuing to grow

    People from Scotland’s most deprived communities are attending the dentist less often than their more affluent peers, according to figures… Read more

    February 12, 2019 / infocus

  • Brexit exit of dentists

    Almost a third of EEA-qualified dental professionals working in the UK are considering leaving the UK in the next few… Read more

    February 12, 2019 / infocus