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Scientists investigate using tissue regeneration to replace root canal treatments

A new study has explored the regenerative properties of a novel technology with applications beyond the mouth.

Inaugural career development fellowship awarded

The British Fluoridation Society (BFS) is pleased to announce that its first career development fellowship has been awarded to Patrick Quinn, principal dental surgeon for County Kerry, Ireland.

£5m upgrade: University unveils dental school transformation

The University of Portsmouth Dental Academy officially opened its refurbished facilities at a launch event on December 1, 2023.

Two-thirds of the public support raising the sale age to create a smokefree generation

A YouGov poll for Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) found that 67 per cent of people in England...

Ultra-processed foods linked to a higher risk of mouth cancer

Eating more ultra-processed foods (UPFs) may be associated with a higher risk of developing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract (including the mouth, throat and oesophagus), according to a new...

The new face of orthodontics

Stuart Clark discusses integrating new technologies into your workflow.

Only 34 per cent of oral health professionals always offer preventative care advice to patients, says research

Haleon, a world-leading consumer health company, together with the College of General Dentistry, the standard-setting professional body for dental health professionals, has launched the Dental Health...

Nearly two-thirds of people in Wales support raising the age of sale for tobacco

Plans to phase out tobacco smoking for the next generation are overwhelmingly supported by the people of Wales, new data reveals today.  

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The spring budget 2023 - Good news for dentists?

There were some big surprises in the chancellor’s Spring Budget. Lucas Salt, from independent financial advisers Wealthwide, sets out how the proposed changes will impact dentists.

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Bristol practice reopens following community outcry

Following a campaign by the local community, a Bristol dental surgery is set to reopen.

New chapter for UK’s oldest dental practice

A dental practice widely acknowledged by historians and dentistry experts as being the oldest in the United Kingdom is celebrating a new chapter in its long and proud history.

Brothers open a dental practice in Wigan

A new dental surgery will open in Standish in 2024, run by two dentist brothers returning to the village to set up a home and a family business.

Early detection is key

A look at the importance of improving the discovery of mouth cancer.

Just two out of 14 Scottish health boards meet smoking target

Alex Cole-Hamilton, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader, has said the Scottish Government are running out of puff as he revealed that the health service’s target for helping people quit smoking has been...

400,000 pregnant women vaping daily, survey reveals

Figures from the UK Addiction Treatment Group shared with ITV News show that 5.1m adults in the UK vape daily and, in most cases, multiple times.

Bidding farewell

 The Dentist speaks to Simon Chard as he looks back at his time as BACD president.

We need more regulation, says UK’s largest vape manufacturer

British American Tobacco (BAT), the UK’s largest listed tobacco and vaping company, has launched a multi-pronged media campaign urging new regulations be introduced so the vaping industry can fulfil...

Scotland launches vaping campaign

A new marketing campaign informing parents, carers and school pupils of the dangers of vaping has been launched by the Scottish Government.

Glasgow NHS dental practice sold to an independent buyer

Specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has announced the sale of Cardonald Smiles in Glasgow.

NHS Update: Oral healthcare for autistic children

November’s ‘NHS Dentistry and Oral Health Update’ announced the publication of a new clinical standard to improve the oral health of autistic children and young people. Jason Wong, interim chief...

Patient financing woes limit access to affordable dental care, survey reveals

A new survey has uncovered the myriad challenges dental practices face in the UK as they grapple with patient financing.

Researchers develop game-changing implant technology

A team from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry, led by Takahiro Ogawa, has culminated a decade of dental implant research with the development of cutting-edge...

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