Archive for the ‘Dental Graduate’ Category

Plymouth Dental Student To Compete For National Prize

Plymouth Dental Student To Compete For National Prize

A dental student from Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry is preparing to compete for a prestigious national prize after winning the local heat of the Dental Skills Competition run by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Lucy Wright, a final year student, successfully beat off her competition to win the regional heat and […]


Plymouth University Dental Nursing Course Achieves 100% Success Rate Again

Plymouth University Dental Nursing Course Achieves 100% Success Rate Again

A dental nursing course, offered by Plymouth University, has achieved a 100% success rate for the third consecutive year. Staff members and students at the university are celebrating after the entire class passed the National Diploma in Dental Nursing. This was the third year in a row that the school attained a perfect record. The […]


University Of Manchester Welcomes New Head Of Dentistry

University Of Manchester Welcomes New Head Of Dentistry

Professor Paul Coulthard has been selected as the new Head of Dentistry at the University Of Manchester School Of Dentistry. He replaces Professor Iain Mackie, who held the position for four years. Paul is a professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Manchester who also works as a consultant in Oral Surgery […]


Patient Group Praises Portsmouth Dental School

Patient Group Praises Portsmouth Dental School

A patient support group has praised a dental school in Portsmouth. Healthwatch Portsmouth visits and assesses local health services in order to inform patients about the services available to them and identify problem areas. It has recently praised Portsmouth Dental Academy, which trains dentists, dental therapists and dental hygienists. Portsmouth Dental academy provides dental services […]


Plymouth University Welcomes New Dental Researcher

Plymouth University Welcomes New Dental Researcher

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry has welcomed a new dental researcher to their team. The university is delighted to welcome internationally renowned researcher, Dr Bing Hu. Dr Hu will join the university as an associate professor in Oral and Dental Health Research. Dr Hu qualified from the Capital Medical University in Beijing […]


Dumbarton Dental Student Ready For New Challenge

Dumbarton Dental Student Ready For New Challenge

A dental student from Dumbarton is preparing for a new challenge and she cannot wait to get started. Rebecca Little, a fifth year dental student at Glasgow University is set to start work at the Vale of Leven health centre in the coming weeks. The brand new health centre is scheduled to open on Monday […]


UK Dental Student Spends Time At Oman Dental College

UK Dental Student Spends Time At Oman Dental College

A British dental student swapped Birmingham for Oman as part of her studies. Noor Kapoor, a fourth year student from the University of Birmingham spent two weeks at Oman Dental College. The two-week period formed part of Noor’s elective studies for her Bachelor of Dentistry degree programme. In a press release, the Oman Dental College […]


Dental Students To Benefit From New 3D Computer Software

Dental Students To Benefit From New 3D Computer Software

Dental students are set to benefit from a new innovative training resource. NHS Scotland has confirmed that it will commission new 3D software to enable students to learn about the head and neck. The software, which presents 3D images of the head and neck, will enable dental students to interact with the model and manipulate […]


UK’s First Private Dental School To Open In A Cinema

UK’s First Private Dental School To Open In A Cinema

A new private dental school is set to open in a cinema; the Leicester Dental Teaching Academy will open in the city’s Phoenix Cinema in September. The school will be the first private dental school to open in the UK. The first intake of students at the dental school, which is validated by the University […]


Plymouth Dental Students Donate Money To Local Charity

Plymouth Dental Students Donate Money To Local Charity

Second year dental students at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry have donated £150 to a local charity, which helps adults with learning disabilities, after being awarded the annual Rayna DiModica Contribution to Society Award. The students decided to give the money they received as a result of winning the award to the […]