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UK Dental Graduates Missing Out On Training Places

UK Dental Graduates Missing Out On Training Places

Professor Michael Lewis, dean of Cardiff University Dental School, said that the next generation of dentists are missing out on valuable training places because students from the EU do not have to complete the one-year foundation training, which is compulsory for UK students. Professor Lewis said that a growing number of students are missing out […]


Hartlepool Dental Nurses Celebrating New Qualifications

Hartlepool Dental Nurses Celebrating New Qualifications

A group of dental nurses are celebrating after gaining new qualifications; the nurses, from Queensway Dental Clinic, gained the new qualifications at the centre’s on-site education and training facility. The seven nurses successfully completed a 20-week course in Dental Sedation Nursing and an Oral Health Certificate at the Queensway Dental Clinic Education Centre in Billingham. […]


Oman Dental College Celebrates First Graduation Ceremony

Oman Dental College Celebrates First Graduation Ceremony

The Oman Dental College has celebrated its first graduation ceremony; forty seven students celebrated completing the Bachelor of Dentistry course. The college is the only dental school in the Sultanate and the Dental College’s Dean said that he was extremely proud of all the graduates; Dr Rahul Arora, paid tribute to the commitment and hard […]


Plymouth Medical And Dental Schools Celebrating Record Applications

Plymouth Medical And Dental Schools Celebrating Record Applications

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry has received record numbers of applications for places for 2013 courses. The university received a total of 1675 applications, which equates to 12 per place for Medicine and 10 per place for Dentistry; there were also 14 international applications per place for Medicine and 16 per place […]


Assam Governor Calls For More Dental Schools

Assam Governor Calls For More Dental Schools

The Governor of Assam, JB Patnaik, has called for more dental schools in the state. Speaking at the 43rd Annual Conference, which was organised by the Assam branch of Indian Dental Association and held at the NEDFi Convention Centre, Patnaik said that the shortage of dental colleges was contributing to a lack of dental services. […]


Cumbria Dental Practices Join Forces To Provide Training Opportunities

Cumbria Dental Practices Join Forces To Provide Training Opportunities

Two dental practices in Cumbria have got together to provide better training opportunities for dentists in the region. The initiative is being managed by the owners of Ghyllmount Dental Practice in Penrith and Spedding Dental Clinic in Carlisle. All dentists are required to attend training days and complete a set amount of continuing professional development […]


American Dental Student Preparing For Honduras Trip

American Dental Student Preparing For Honduras Trip

Students from the University of Maryland are preparing to leave America to help people in need in Honduras. The recently formed University of Maryland Global Dental Brigades will be sending a group of 20 students to Honduras to provide basic dental care; the group will be jetting off in January 2013. The new group is […]