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Social media and oral health

Michael Sultan considers the power online platforms have over behaviours.

The power of the personal

Tim Morris gives his top tips to improve the patient experience.

Straightening out risks

Martin Foster discusses the medicolegal risks associated with orthodontics.

Time for long-term change?

Kimberley Lloyd discusses why a teetotal lifestyle should continue beyond Dry January.

A worthy cause

Martin Wanendeya explains how dental practices can help support Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.

Supporting your dental team through a pandemic

Shaz Memon explains how to keep on top of a crisis.

New preventive approach to dental decision-making welcomed by the BFS

A new approach to oral health in which prevention of dental disease is central to policy and decision-making is necessary, according to minister of health Jo Churchill. Her words are warmly welcomed...

Dentists denied Covid-19 loss-of-earnings claim advised to check their insurance policy

The door has been opened for dental practices and other small businesses to make or resubmit an insurance claim for loss of income arising from Covid-19 restrictions last year. At an appeal hearing...

Recruitment now open for GDC chair and council member

The General Dental Council’s recruitment to fill the roles of chair and council nember is now open, ahead of the terms of office for two of its existing members coming to an end later this year.

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It's not 2020!

Thank God it isn’t 2020! That was, I am sure, the feeling of most of us as January began. Last year saw us battle with a global pandemic, restrictions on basic freedoms, a looming economic depression...

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FGDP, CGDent and RCS England say safety must be the priority

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP) UK, College of General Dentistry (CGDent) and the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England have issued a joint message that...

Supreme Court supports small firms over business interruption insurance claims

January 15, 2021 saw the Supreme Court back many small firms including dental practices over business interruption insurance claims, reports the National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants...

First ever fluoride-containing bioglass toothpaste wins FDA approval

British-developed BioMin F, known in the US as Dr.Collins BioMin Restore Plus, is to be available in the USA.

Covid-19: Regulators’ joint statement and new GDC supplementary advice

A joint statement has been issued by the health and social care regulators in relation to how they have, and will continue to, regulate in light of Covid-19.

Experts warn working class men more at risk of tooth loss and gum disease in third lockdown

The Dental Law Partnership has urged men not to neglect their oral health, as dentist waiting lists mount up in lockdown.

Clyde Munro to continue offering essential treatments through lockdown in Scotland

Scotland’s largest dental group has announced it will continue to provide its patients with essential dental care treatments throughout the second national lockdown.

Dental Protection and BADT announce partnership

Dental Protection and the British Association of Dental Therapists have announced a partnership, including a 15 per cent discount for BADT members on their Dental Protection subscription.

Majority of dental professionals feel that patients have been understanding of changes during the pandemic

The majority (95 per cent) of dental professionals surveyed stated that patients have been understanding of the changes that have been made during the pandemic, according to new research published by...

Dental professionals and their teams prioritised for Covid-19 vaccine

The CDO for England, Sara Hurley, and Eric Rooney and Jason Wong, the deputy CDOs, have released an NHS dentistry and oral health update regarding Covid-19 vaccinations for dental professionals and...

FTA Law wins at Yorkshire Legal Awards

The directors of FTA Law have announced that the firm was named Niche Law Firm of the Year at the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020.

It's not 2020!

Thank God it isn’t 2020! That was, I am sure, the feeling of most of us as January began. Last year saw us battle with a global pandemic, restrictions on basic freedoms, a looming economic depression...

Another health issue

Zoe Fairlamb explains how back pain is on the rise for dentists during the pandemic.

Building the British Fluoridation Society

The British Fluoridation Society has updated its website to be more accessible and informative. Visitors to the website are encouraged to take out free associate membership, a category designed to...

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