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  • Clyde Munro secures £10m in funding to support expansion

    The dental group Clyde Munro has secured a £10m funding package from Investec, the corporate investment bank. Clyde Munro now… Read more

    March 31, 2021 / infocus

  • Dentists lead the way in fight against antimicrobial resistance

    Dentists are leading the way in the fight against antimicrobial resistance in primary care settings in Scotland, according to a… Read more

    March 4, 2021 / infocus

  • Aberdeen dental students now eligible for bursary support

    Final year students at Aberdeen will be eligible to apply for the bursary support that was made available to students in Glasgow… Read more

    February 24, 2021 / infocus

  • Political parties face call for ‘effective response to the crisis facing dentistry’

    The number of children seen by a dentist between May and December 2020 was around a quarter of the 2018-19 average,… Read more

    February 23, 2021 / infocus

  • Scotland’s dental school intake put on hold

    Scotland’s dental schools will not be accepting new students in September because of the decision taken last week to defer… Read more

    February 19, 2021 / infocus

  • New dean appointed at Dundee’s School of Dentistry

    Professor Philip Preshaw has been appointed as the new Dean of the School of Dentistry at the University of Dundee.… Read more

    February 17, 2021 / infocus

  • SDA invites profession to a summit on the future of NHS dentistry

    Tom Ferris

    A vision for the future of NHS dentistry in Scotland will be discussed at an event next month attended by… Read more

    February 16, 2021 / infocus

  • Scottish Government ‘must avoid two-tier support for dental students’

    The British Dental Association Scotland is seeking urgent clarification from the Scottish Government, following news that final year students at… Read more

    February 16, 2021 / infocus

  • Support for dental students announced as graduations are deferred

    Mairi Gougeon, Minister for Public Health and Sport

    A bursary of up to £6,750 will be offered to dental students who have to repeat a year, the Scottish… Read more

    February 12, 2021 / infocus

  • Dental hospital installs ‘AGP pods’

    The pods at Dundee Dental Research Hospital and School

    Special pods are being installed at Dundee Dental Research Hospital and School, allowing aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) to be undertaken… Read more

    February 10, 2021 / infocus

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