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Leadership in dentistry

Leadership in dentistry - a personal perspective

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  • Challenges faced by oral health care teams can only be overcome by cooperation and leadership across the whole profession.

  • The profession needs to create opportunities for teams to develop leadership at all levels from within individual practices through to national arenas.

  • The profession needs to have a proper system of recognition of skills and experience in order to recruit and retain the talent that is needed to deliver oral health care.

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Correspondence to Abhi Pal.

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Pal, A. Leadership in dentistry - a personal perspective. Br Dent J 234, 921 (2023).

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