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15 years after the smoking ban government policy still lags behind public opinion

New data released July first, 2022, shows the level of public support for action on smoking continues to grow. The public support the Khan Review’s recommendations to make England smokefree: now it’s...

NHS dentistry on the brink as ministers cut vital support  

The British Dental Association (BDA) Scotland has warned ministers they risk undermining the future sustainability of NHS dentistry, as they move to scale down vital financial support for the service....

Struggling to ‘live with covid’: NHS England to set new targets for dentists

The British Dental Association (BDA) has slammed the moves by NHS England to try and return to business as usual, warning that the new 100 per cent activity target - set to be imposed from July first,...

Don’t let poor sleep become a nightmare

The importance of a good night’s sleep cannot be understated. Sleep provides our body with time to...

20 years of supporting NHS Scotland

NHS Golden Jubilee celebrated 20 years of collaboration on innovation and person-centred care as a unique national asset for NHS Scotland on June 27, 2022.

European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry meeting

The European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry held its first face to face meeting since the pandemic in Lisbon between June 15 to 18, 2022. The conference was attended by several BSPD members.  It was...

Tiverton: Government paying the price for failing to fix crisis in NHS dentistry

The British Dental Association has responded to reports that access to NHS dentistry ranked alongside issues with local schools and Partygate in fuelling the Conservatives landslide defeat in the...

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Early career dentists share fears over complaints

According to a Dental Protection survey, 88 per cent of young dentists in the UK believe their generation of dentists will receive more patient complaints and legal cases throughout their careers.

“Modest, marginal” tweaks to NHS dentistry

The British Dental Association (BDA) has responded to comments from Minister Maria Caulfield MP in the House of Commons on June 14, 2022, suggesting that announcements on reform of the failed NHS...

Dental professionals caught up in complaints influx feel the strain

The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has said the impact of the delays and disruption caused by the pandemic has resulted in new trends in dental complaints.

Dentaid wins at the Charity Awards 2022

Dentaid has taken the top prize in the Healthcare & Medical Research category at this year’s Charity Awards.

LDCs call on government to resuscitate NHS dentistry before it’s too late

Motions on the existential crisis in NHS dentistry took centre stage at this year’s local dental committees’ (LDCs) annual conference, amid 3,000 dentists who walked away from the NHS in England.

College of General Dentistry launches Professional Framework for dental careers

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) has launched its much-anticipated Professional Framework, which describes the expected level of a dental professional’s capabilities at each stage of their...

Reducing late-stage implant failures

Dental implants are an increasingly popular, high-quality treatment option for patients with partial or complete edentulism. As a premium solution, patients have high expectations and want their...

Cervical cancer and HPV – not just a women’s health issue  

Dental professionals have an opportunity to strengthen partnerships with patients, to help them achieve better health and wellbeing. When you widen the focus of consultations, and bring in new,...

The big bad wolf of dentistry?

Root canal treatment has acquired a reputation as an unpleasant, painful procedure over the years; yet, these misconceptions put patients with endodontic issues at risk of developing complications...

Brace Yourself!

Orthodontics is a popular branch of dentistry amongst patients, especially in the 21st Century where more adults than ever before want orthodontic treatment. While many people get braces as an adult...

GDC calls for particular focus on CPD as Dental Care Professionals’ annual renewal opens

The annual renewal period for dental care professionals (DCPs) opens today. The General Dental Council (GDC) is calling for professionals to check their CPD records to make sure they’ve completed...

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