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BDA backs MPs' attack on "rubbish" NHS fines hitting vulnerable patients

The British Dental Association (BDA) has welcomed cross party criticism of the broken NHS fines system today, as former Conservative minister Sir Desmond Swayne MP branded the penalty charge notices sent to NHS patients for 'misclaiming' support with care costs as “rubbish.”

Published: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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This is the greatest show

The now well aired lyrics to The Greatest Showman promise that “It's everything you ever want, it's everything you ever need” and this year’s BDIA Dental Showcase is making the same bold assertions. Much time was spent evaluating the feedback from last year to ensure that this year does not just meet, but in fact exceeds, the expectations of its visitors.

Published: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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Annual Renewal for dental care professionals now open

The Annual Renewal period for all dental care professionals (DCPs) in the UK is now open and must be completed no later than July 31, 2019 in order to stay on the register for the following 12-month period.

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2019

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Dental profession applauds local authorities taking forward water fluoridation

The national conference of Local Dental Committees which represents more than 25 thousand NHS dentists working in high street practices is supporting community water fluoridation in areas of need.

Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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Teeth Team trustee Julie Fountain awarded BEM

Award-winning children’s dental health charity Teeth Team has reason to celebrate this month at the news that Julie Fountain, long-standing trustee and programme co-ordinator, has been awarded an BEM (British Empire Medal) for ‘Services to Dentistry’ in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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DDU launches free associate contract advice service

Dental professionals who are concerned about contracts are being offered a free associate contract checking and advice service as part of their Dental Defence Union (DDU) membership. The DDU is launching the service today as part of its standard membership package.

Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

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