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FGDP(UK) says oral cancer fight hangs in the balance as JCVI defers decision on HPV

The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has cautiously welcomed the deferral of a decision on whether to recommend the HPV vaccination to boys, but says the fight against the...

Published: 17/11/2017

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Invibio investing to accelerate innovation for medical device companies

Invibio Biomaterial Solutions has implemented a series of investments to help achieve the best possible clinical outcomes and lower total healthcare costs, a challenge faced by both the medical profession and...

Published: 17/11/2017

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Join The Botox Revolution

Dr Harry Singh’s Botox Training Company is offering dentists the chance to scope out business opportunities in facial aesthetics at an exclusive networking event, The Botox Revolution, aboard the London Eye on...

Published: 17/11/2017

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Practice Plan’s hidden cash spreads some joy at Dental Showcase

The feel-good factor came to the BDIA Dental Showcase, one of the biggest shows in the dental calendar, thanks to a campaign by Practice Plan to inspire good deeds.  

Published: 14/11/2017

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'Abject failure' from government driving child hospital admissions

The British Dental Association has responded to figures from the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) at The Royal College of Surgeons suggesting the number of children under the age of 10 needing...

Published: 14/11/2017

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BDA praises ChildSmile but calls on government to do more to close inequalities gap

The BDA is pleased that the latest figures from the National Dental Inspection Programme of Scottish Primary 7 children 2017 show a continuing improvement in children’s dental health – overall...

Published: 14/11/2017

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New research reveals spiralling costs are causing mouth cancer survivors serious stress and anxiety

Spiralling costs of ongoing healthcare placed on mouth cancer survivors are leaving them with severe levels of anxiety and stress, research from a leading charity has discovered. 

Published: 14/11/2017

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Leading UK dental health bodies urge professionals and patients to #keepantibioticsworking

In the UK, dentists prescribe more than 5 per cent of all antibiotics and approximately 60 per cent of the total metronidazole in primary health care. Antimicrobial resistance is a global problem...

Published: 14/11/2017

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Northern research collaboration led by trainees in paediatric dentistry

The formation of a trainee-led collaborative research has been welcomed by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry. The official launch of CONNECT (Child Oral health NortherN rEsearch CollaboraTive) took place at the...

Published: 14/11/2017

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New team member increases support to implant dentists

Dental professionals keen to benefit from cutting edge implant systems and CAD/CAM will now have improved access to Anthogyr Limited’s extensive portfolio of products and services.  The company’s British team has been...

Published: 08/11/2017

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BAOS Annual Scientific Conference in Belfast

This year at the annual scientific meeting and conference for the British Associated of Oral Surgeons, delegates were treated to a fantastic selection of inspiring, informative and humorous lectures. 

Published: 08/11/2017

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Joint report from Nuffield Trust and Health Foundation – a response from BSPD

The power and clarity of a new report from the Nuffield Trust and Health Foundation is applauded by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD). The report, ‘Root causes: quality and inequality...

Published: 06/11/2017

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Health charity ‘severely concerned’ by study highlighting lack of awareness between HPV and mouth cancer

New research shows as many as 85 per cent of Brits are unaware that the human papillomavirus (HPV) is a cause of mouth cancer. Investigation reveals 67 per cent do not believe...

Published: 06/11/2017

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ACD FD Best Case Presentation Winners Announced

Committed to professional education, the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) announced the winners of its Foundation Dentist Best Case Presentation Award.

Published: 06/11/2017

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New report challenges that universal access to NHS dentistry is a myth

The British Dental Association (BDA) has welcomed a new report from the Nuffield Trust which lifts the lid on huge gaps in access and health outcomes for dental patients across England. 

Published: 06/11/2017

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Bupa appoints Steve Gates as new Director of dental insurance and cash plan

Steve Gates has joined Bupa UK in a newly created role of Director of dental insurance and cash plan. Steve will lead the development and growth of Bupa‘s dental insurance and cash...

Published: 06/11/2017

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‘Next steps for dentistry’

Westminster Health Forum’s keynote seminar is set to take place on the 13th of March, 2018 in central London. The seminar is entitled ‘Next steps for dentistry: prevention, contract reform and children’s...

Published: 06/11/2017

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King’s Study Provides Clues to Body’s Defence against Common Oral Infection

An international team, co-led by researchers at King’s College London and the University of Pittsburgh, has identified the mechanism by which the immune system first learns that the fungus Candida albicans,...

Published: 06/11/2017

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IP&C competition winners awards ceremony

Milne, Spencer and Harris, a dental practice situated in King’s Medical Centre in Normanton has been announced as this year’s Infection Prevention and Control Practice of the Year. 

Published: 01/11/2017

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Sheffield’s Dental Charity Ball 2017

Now in its third year, Sheffield’s 2017 Dental Charity Ball is to be hosted at The Mecure, St Pauls Hotel and Spa on the 24th of November.

Published: 01/11/2017

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General Dental Council releases statement in response to Department of Health consultation

Ian Brack, chief executive and registrar of the General Dental Council has commented on the publication of 'Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation'. 

Published: 01/11/2017

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Greater Manchester schools and nurseries set to improve dental care

A £1.5 million-pound action plan to improve children’s oral health in Oldham, Rochdale, Salford and Bolton has been launched. 

Published: 01/11/2017

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Health watchdog merger not a silver bullet

The British Dental Association has responded to news that government is considering a merger of healthcare regulators. The consultation launched today. 

Published: 31/10/2017

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Senior staff moves at the General Dental Council

Jonathan Green, executive director, fitness to practise, is to leave the General Dental Council (GDC) early in 2018. After nearly five years of hugely valuable service, including three as a member of...

Published: 31/10/2017

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BDA challenge case for ARF levels

The British Dental Association (BDA) has said enough is enough, and challenged the General Dental Council (GDC) to live within its means, and to set out when it will lower registration fee...

Published: 31/10/2017

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FGDP(UK) says more action needed on marketing of sugary food and drink

The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) says further action is needed to tackle the nation’s sugar habit.

Published: 31/10/2017

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BDIA leads EU initiative on Brexit

The British Dental Industry Association (BDIA) and Federation of the European Dental Industry (FIDE), as the trade associations representing the dental industry in the United Kingdom and Europe, have today issued...

Published: 30/10/2017

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3M Dental Update Study Day a Success

This year’s Dental Update Study Day, once again sponsored by 3M Oral Care, provided a wealth of information, inspiration and scientific evidence for a range of restorative materials available on today’s market.

Published: 30/10/2017

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ArchformByte reveals new ‘Choose and Lease Alliance’ initiative to modernise practices in the UK

ArchformByte, a leading British orthodontic laboratory, has launched a revolutionary Choose and Lease Alliance independent initiative to bring state-of-the-art intraoral scanners to dental and orthodontic practices across the UK.

Published: 30/10/2017

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Time to shine for projects geared to children’s oral health

The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry’s (BSPD) Outstanding Innovation Award in 2018 is open for entries. The award, now in its second year, was established to give recognition to projects judged by...

Published: 30/10/2017

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BDIA Dental Showcase goes from strength to strength as thousands flock to the NEC

Over 9,000 dental professionals attended BDIA Dental Showcase 2017, which took place at the NEC in Birmingham on the 19-21 October.

Published: 27/10/2017

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Oral Reconstruction Global Symposium in Rotterdam

The Oral Reconstruction Foundation drives progress in implant dentistry and related areas, for the benefit of the patients. Education and training are the Foundation’s utmost priorities and are realised through the organisation...

Published: 26/10/2017

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