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'Diversity' Blog Posts

  • A story of courage and achievement in early dentistry: Edward Tull-Warnock

    Edward Tull-Warnock became one of the first black, qualified professional dentists in 1912. During Black History Month, we celebrate his amazing achievements and tell the story of how he overcame adversity to have a successful career in dentistry.

    Blog Date 22 October, 2018

  • #dentistry24: share what you do in dentistry

    Dental professionals across the globe are invited to tweet using #Dentistry24 to celebrate the good work of the dental profession on 24 May 2018.

    Blog Date 18 May, 2018

  • Seeking more diverse role models for dentistry

    One young dentist shares her experience as a dentist from an ethnic minority and calls for more diverse role models in the profession.

    Blog Date 18 December, 2017

  • Dentistry and diversity: a student dentist's view

    Zahra Haque has just started a dental degree this year and is the recipient of a Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Scholarship, which helps support students through mentoring and funding. Zahra tells us why she chose dentistry, and gives her thoughts on diversity in the profession.

    Blog Date 25 September, 2017

  • Does dentistry attract a diverse workforce?

    Tom King takes a look at a new report published by the IPR, focusing inequalities between ethnic minorities entering the professions and discusses how dentistry is faring in terms of attracting a diverse workforce.

    Blog Date 25 September, 2017

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