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Dental Protection and College of General Dentistry announce partnership

Dental Protection and the College of General Dentistry have announced the establishment of a partnership which includes a discount on Dental Protection subscription fees for members of the college.

BSDHT bids a fond farewell to Julie Deverick

The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) would like to wish a fond farewell to Julie Deverick and thank her for her services to the society and beyond over the last few years.

Efficient air purification

It seems obvious that pollutants outdoors are detrimental to our health and are best to be avoided where possible, but how often do we stop to think about the quality of our indoor air? Air quality is...

TOWIE star’s trip to dentist reaches Instagram generation

Essex dentists Andy Sharpe, Katy Charlton and Daniel Golebiowski are hoping their practice’s appearance in hit TV reality show, The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE), will help to highlight the importance of...

Statement from Resuscitation Council UK in response to the CQC and GDC statement on life support training

The Resuscitation Council UK has responded to the CQC and GDC statement regarding life support...

Life support training for dental professionals: joint statement from CQC and GDC

It is recommended that dental professionals undertake life support training every year. However, the GDC has recognised that access to accredited training may have been affected by Covid-19.

Oral health over the holidays

Julie Deverick emphasises the importance of patients maintaining their oral health over the festive period.

A 'whole body' approach

Ben Flewett discusses dentistry’s important role in helping prevent a healthcare crisis.

Opening up

Nishan Dixit considers how the pandemic has impacted mental health.

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Oral health over the holidays

Julie Deverick emphasises the importance of patients maintaining their oral health over the festive period.

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A new business model

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Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise finalist in NHS Parliamentary Awards

Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise (PDSE) has been recognised as the south west regional winner in the health equalities award category of the NHS Parliamentary Awards 2020 for its successful...

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Study shows the immune system and stem cells join forces to repair your teeth

Researchers from King’s College London have revealed how the immune system interacts with stem cells during tooth repair.

The Smile Revolution podcast set to feature Philips professional educator Laura McClune

The Smile Revolution was founded by dental therapist Victoria Wilson and inspired by her desire to provide the profession with a digital platform to deliver education in an engaging way.

Two in five dentists now fearful of investigations arising from Covid-19 disruption

Dental Protection has called on the General Dental Council and the Professional Standards Authority to do more as fear of investigations arising from Covid-19 and disruption to care is becoming a...

Increase in support for BDA Benevolent Fund

This year, the BDA Benevolent Fund has seen a threefold increase in requests for help, a direct result of the challenges posed by Covid-19.

British Endodontic Society sponsors video to guide patients in treatment choices for dental pain

As part of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (November 18-24, 2020) the British Endodontic Society (BES), along with the University of Central Lancashire, has sponsored a video that raises awareness...

Take action against mouth cancer

Nik Sisodia discusses the risk factors for the big C.

Could mouthwash be effective against coronavirus?

Preliminary results from a study conducted by scientists at Cardiff University have indicated that some mouthwashes can eliminate coronavirus in saliva in 30 seconds.

Dental practices identify over eight per cent of patients with undiagnosed diabetes in new study

Out of 1,143 patients, 97 patients more than eight per cent were identified with undiagnosed diabetes or prediabetes. The study found that using a FINDRISC (FINnish Diabetes Risk Score) questionnaire...

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