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Sagar Shah Aug 3
A little late to post but here's our recent article in the FDJ on dentistry and sustainable practice ♻️
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Prof Sarah Baker Jul 1
“Dental amalgam accounted for 46.8% of the total elemental mercury that was used to make products in the U.S. in 2018. 4,212 kg of mercury was used for dental amalgam” Wow! ⁦⁩ ⁦ US dentists use much of country’s total mercury
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OralHealth17 Jun 25
Great to see UN including oral health in ‚One health, One Humanity’ 170 actions > emphasises need for + leverage points for integration
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Nishma Sharma Jun 13
I thought plastics were an issue?! There HAS to be another way. Finished for the week just now...all of this for a crown fit...novelty is wearing off fast...shattered,bring on the rest of the weekend 🍸 x
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Dental Sustainability Network May 12
Sustainability in Dentistry: A Multifaceted Approach Needed. From The Journal of Dental Research
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CDO Scotland Apr 22
In amongst all the -19 activity I need to thank & for shifting from plastic to paper covers. Well done 👏
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bryn thompson Mar 20
After this pandemic is over perhaps now would be an excellent time to restructure NHS for the better. But PLEASE consult some actual clinicical staff and for goodness sake! Many thanks.
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Bow Lane Dental Mar 18
Happy ♻️ Let's help the world come together and put the planet first. 🌏 We are proud to work with in a bid to reduce waste and lower carbon emissions. Take a look at our most recent recycling rate! We can't wait to beat our record this year!
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Prof Sarah Baker Mar 5
1.4 billion gloves are used across the NHS each year. The Gloves Are Off campaign in 1 hospital saved 21 tonnes plastic in a year. Staff’s hands were healthier. There was no adverse rise in infections resulting from changes in glove use. Food for thought dentistry?
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Prof Sarah Baker Mar 4
Good point - well said We’ve being talking a lot recently about single use plastics in dental practice including whether ‘recyclable’ packaging can actually be recycled!
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Prof Sarah Baker Feb 13
Face-masks in dentistry: how many on average are used in one day in one dental clinic? A hot topic at our single-use plastics stakeholder discussion yesterday ⁦⁩ Dentists threatened by coronavirus face-mask shortage
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Dental Sustainability Network Feb 13
This report alerts dental teams to take immediate and sustained action to reduce the carbon footprint of their businesses.
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Thayalan Kandiah (Kat) Feb 7
In dental we are working with HSDU and theatres and taking steps to REDUCE WASTE, BE SUSTAINABLE BUT STILL PROVIDE SAFE CARE. In The NHS we can do better
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Dental Sustainability Network Jan 30
It’s encouraging to see sustainability featuring regularly in dental articles. There is a definite demand for change 🌍 💪🏼
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Gavin J Wilson Jan 29
Just attended a really interesting meeting with the Dental Sustainability Action Group. Discussed and many other aspects we can focus on to make dental care more sustainable. Have you got any ideas? Check out
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CSH Jan 29
FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY – QI EDUCATION FELLOW 2020-21 As part of our team, you will contribute to an exciting new area of health professional education: supporting institutions to embed sustainability into quality improvement. APPLY by FEB 10:
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Henry Schein UK Jan 28
Did you know that own the most advanced dental recycling plant in the world? 100% of the recyclable waste is recycled, including the waste containers! Go green in 2020 with Initial Medical:
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CSH Jan 26
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