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Steve Gates to step down as managing director of Denplan

Simplyhealth announces that, after a 21 year career with Denplan and Simplyhealth, Steve Gates is stepping down as managing director and will be leaving the company at the end of January 2017. 

Published: 18/01/2017

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New international president announced

Mervyn Druian, co-founder of The London Centre for Cosmetic Dentistry has become the honoured International President of the Alpha Omega Dental Society for 2017.

Published: 13/01/2017

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Member of the Order of the British Empire for dental academic and clinician

Professor Liz Kay, foundation dean at the Peninsula Dental School at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD), has been awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in recognition of her services to dental education.

Published: 06/01/2017

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ICDE is back for 2017

Now an established part of the dental education calendar, Ivoclar Vivadent’s ICDE event is back for 2017, bigger and better than ever. Following on from the sell out successes of 2010 to 2015, this year’s ICDE focus is three keystones of modern dentistry: ‘Digital, Aesthetics and Efficiency’.

Published: 06/01/2017

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Commenting on 'cake culture'

Following concerns expressed by the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) on January 3, that a ‘cake culture’ in UK workplaces is having a negative impact on oral health, Sameer Patel of elleven has identified a 10 per cent increase in clients visiting the practice for diet related tooth decay, which is attributed to the regular snacks bought into their office.

Published: 06/01/2017

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Dentists appeal to parents and government to end costly scourge of sugar on children’s teeth

New figures published on January 11, by the Local Government Association (LGA) show there were more than 40,000 hospital operations to remove rotting teeth in children and teenagers last year, equivalent to...

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Published: 13/01/2017

Dental school signs collaboration agreement with fourth institution in China

Plymouth University Peninsula School of Dentistry has signed a collaboration agreement with the Shen Yang Hospital of Stomatology – the fourth Chinese institution with which it has forged a collaboration in the...

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Published: 13/01/2017

“It’s like having a hygienist in the bathroom”

Renowned for innovation, Philips’ new product connects the digital world with dental care. Want to know how it works? Here, oral health expert and dental hygienist Christina Chatfield, puts it through its...

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Published: 13/01/2017

Clinical study to support FDA filing

Calcivis, a medical devices company focused on revolutionising the management of tooth decay and enabling preventive dentistry, has announced that it has begun recruitment into a clinical study of approximately 100 patients...

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Published: 13/01/2017

Evidence based prevention programmes needed

The attention drawn by the Local Government Association to the unacceptably high number of decay related extractions in children as well as their call for central government to do more about excessive...

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Published: 13/01/2017

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