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First dental practice in the UK to achieve B Corp certification

Cornwall-based Smile Together is now officially a certified B-Corporation, and the first dental practice in the UK to achieve this prestigious accreditation.

Confrontation and complaints: early career dentist worries

A quarter (25 per cent) of young dentists in the UK say they worry most about receiving complaints from patients following treatment, and 17 per cent worry most about confrontation and disagreements...

New public opinion survey supporting water fluoridation in Scotland

The British Fluoridation Society (BFS) welcomes the findings of its latest academic survey which confirms public support in Scotland for water fluoridation to improve oral health and combat dental...

Dentistry's veteran campaigner fights for future of service in Scotland

The British Dental Association (BDA) is delighted to announce dentist and experienced campaigner Charlotte Waite will take on a leading role in the fight for the future of dental services in Scotland.

Dentists call for deeds not words, as Tory leadership candidates pledge to “restore” NHS dentistry

The British Dental Association (BDA) has stressed that the next prime minister (PM) must commit to...

2021 fitness to practise and registration statistical reports 

The General Dental Council (GDC) published on August 10, 2022, its annual statistical reports for 2021 on fitness to practise and registration.

The autoclave solution for every size practice

Considering upgrading your equipment? Nicolas Coomber looks at the benefits of upgrading your autoclave

Optimising energy consumption in your practice 

Kate Scheer discusses sustainable solutions for the rising price of energy. 

Posterior restorations: What products do you use?

Alistair Mayoh discusses using glass ionomer cement to achieve long-lasting and aesthetic restorations.

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Delays in GDC cases have a human cost, DDU explains

The Dental Defence Union (DDU) is urging the General Dental Council (GDC) to re-double efforts to improve its fitness to practise processes, following a review of the regulator by the Professional...

A strategic evolution in dental services

Real Good Dental (RGD) has announced it has made a strategic investment in the Enamel Dental Group.  

Is periodontal disease a risk factor for oral cancer?

A new study released in Evidence-Based Dentistry has identified a link between age, gender, and development of oral cancer.

‘Behind your smile’ campaign

Leading oral hygiene brand Tepe, has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the link between good oral health and overall wellbeing, and educate consumers about the importance of maintaining a...

"NHS dentistry at a tipping point": BBC reveals the extent of access crisis

Nine out of 10 NHS dental practices are unable to offer appointments to new adult patients, in the most extensive survey of patient access ever undertaken.   The British Dental Association (BDA) has...

BASCD Autumn Scientific Meeting 2022 

The British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry (BASCD) has organised an Autumn Scientific Meeting in London on 10 November 2022. The conference theme is ‘A Place to Call Home: Rescue or...

Green light whitening treatment

New research from ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces has created an innovative hydrogel treatment. The gel breaks apart cavity forming bio-films and whitens teeth without damage.

Quitting smoking on decline, says new study

During the pandemic, many people prioritised fitness and health. This included dietary changes and millions of people getting involved in home workouts. We might assume this resulted in a positive...

Have you booked for the BACD Young Dentist Conference 2022?

The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) is delighted to be presenting the dedicated Young Dentist Conference on September 17, 2022 at The Edwardian Hotel, Manchester.

Do you need stress-free, reliable help selling your practice?

Patrick Kilker and Lyn Kilker share their experience selling their practice with the help of Dental Elite.

Key advice for safeguarding: NHS update

With the summer holidays getting underway many parents are considering fun and safe activities to keep the kids busy. But for medical professionals, patient safety and safeguarding are on their minds...

MPs call on UK government to impose regulations for botox and fillers

On July 21, 2022, the All Party Parliamentary Group (the APPG) on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing chaired by Carolyn Harris MP and Judith Cummins MP, published its final report into botox, fillers...

In response to polio virus detection in London

BSPD advises GDP members to discuss immunisation with patients. 

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