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BDA claim NHS dentistry facing imminent recruitment crisis

The British Dental Association (BDA) has claimed that, according to new data, a recruitment crisis for NHS dentists is imminent, and set to deepen access problems across England.

Published: 06/02/2018

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Ivoclar Vivadent UK & Ireland launch Advanced Dentistry Programme

The leading dental manufacturer have continued to prioritise their first-class education by launching a programme of new and innovative masterclasses.  

Published: 02/02/2018

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Trumpeting the power of braces

Lubo Rnic, a teenager from Bristol, has won the first place prize in the British Orthodontic Society's Against the Odds award.

Published: 02/02/2018

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BDA urges Scottish Government to tread carefully in shakeup of dental services

The British Dental Association (BDA) has urged ministers to proceed with caution following publication of the Scottish Government’s Oral Health Improvement Plan, which could lead to the biggest shakeup of NHS...

Published: 01/02/2018

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In their own words: Elderly people reveal what stops them visiting the dentist

First-hand accounts from elderly people have revealed what is really getting in the way of them making regular visits to the dentist.

Published: 31/01/2018

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NEOSS acquires arc solutions AB in European expansion bid

Dental implant specialist Neosshas acquired Swedish production and development firm arc solutions AB, as part of ongoing expansion plans and a growing focus on digital dentistry.

Published: 31/01/2018

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Sneezes can travel nearly three metres - students underline NHS message to help contain flu

Sneezing into a hand may seem like protection enough to stop coughs and colds from spreading.

Published: 31/01/2018

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FGDP(UK) rejects amalgamation of regulators

The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has responded sceptically to proposals to cut costs by amalgamating the UK’s health regulators.  

Published: 31/01/2018

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MDDUS Responds to Regulation Reform Consultation

Responding to the Department of Health consultation Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation, which canvases views on amalgamation of the nine existing regulators to form three or four new regulators, MDDUS senior lawyer...

Published: 30/01/2018

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New campaign to tackle child tooth decay in Westminster

Tooth decay is the top cause of non-emergency hospital visits for children in Westminster, despite efforts to encourage better brushing and trips to the dentist.

Published: 26/01/2018

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Give patients notice of plans to go private, DDU advises

Dentists planning to leave the NHS and move to offering patients private treatment only are being given advice from the Dental Defence Union (DDU) about how best to communicate the decision to...

Published: 24/01/2018

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Free up healthcare regulators to do their job better, DDU urges

The GDC and other regulators of healthcare professionals need to be given greater flexibility so they can become more efficient and responsive to the changing regulatory environment, the Dental Defence Union (DDU)...

Published: 22/01/2018

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