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Dental Protection: Government proposal could deprive dentists of NHS Pension Scheme prior to a conviction

The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) has recently announced plans to give the Secretary of State the power to suspend a healthcare professional’s rights to NHS Pension benefits in cases where a criminal charge has been brought but a conviction has yet to be made.

Published: Thursday, April 25, 2019

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Specialist facial surgeons warn of life-altering risks to self-injecting dermal fillers

The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) has warned people thinking about self-injecting dermal fillers that they need to understand the significant, and potentially life-altering risks they face, as revealed in a recent BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire Show interview.

Published: Thursday, April 25, 2019

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TePe launches pilot recycling initiative

TePe, an industry leading manufacturer of interdental brushes, has partnered with Cannon Hygiene Ltd to introduce a pilot recycling scheme for interdental brushes. 

Published: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Nominate a smile: Give something back to someone who's gone the extra mile!

As part of National Smile Month, campaign organisers the Oral Health Foundation are giving you the opportunity to give someone special in your life the recognition they deserve.

Published: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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NI commits to extend HPV vaccination as pressure from BDA pays off

The British Dental Association (BDA) has welcomed official confirmation that the authorities in Northern Ireland will extend the (HPV) vaccination programme to school-aged boys. 

Published: Monday, April 15, 2019

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Toothfairy at the palace

BSPD spokesperson and author of the Toothfairyblog.org, Claire Stevens, was recently awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to children’s oral health.

Published: Thursday, April 11, 2019

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