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BADT and BSDHT consulting public on proposed changes to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012

Dental hygienists and dental therapists are trained, indemnified and competent in the use of certain prescription only medicines. The mechanisms by which they use these medicines are varied and...

Dentists slam lack of progress in ‘war on sugar’

The British Dental Association has urged ministers to turn the page on voluntary action with the food industry, as a new report from Public Health England indicates minimal progress to reduce sugar...

Prestbury Dental Practice purchased by expanding operator Pearl Smile Limited through Christie & Co

Specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has announced the sale of Prestbury Dental Practice in Cheshire to expanding operator, Pearl Smile Limited.

E-cigarette use decreases even as evidence shows they increase smokers’ chances of quitting

An international review published today finds e-cigarettes are 70 per cent more effective in helping smokers quit than nicotine replacement therapy. The findings come as public health charity Action...

MBE for Helen Rodd: Visionary dentist who put the voice of the child at the heart of research

Professor Helen Rodd, a consultant in paediatric dentistry at the University of Sheffield’s School of Clinical Dentistry, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her commitment to...

Financial pressures bite for dental practices as revenues fall and costs escalate due to Covid

The Begbies Traynor Red Flag Alert has found that 16 per cent of UK dental practices are feeling financial pressures as they face the latest round of restrictions from the government after only...

Return to practice with confidence

Dentist Daniel Caga explains how he was able to continue using dental loupes during the Covid-19 pandemic with the aid of the Nuview Loupe and Light Visor System.

Record number of clinicians join {my}dentist

A record number of clinicians have joined {my}dentist since the coronavirus pandemic as dentists seek to combine the security of an NHS contract, the stability of the largest provider of dentistry in...

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What price beauty?

The relationship between dentistry and the mainstream media has long been far from ideal. It is perhaps the nature of the beast that important health information and positive stories struggle to see...

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Trevor Burke and Russell Crisp present a clinical evaluation of SDI Zipbond by the PREP Panel.

Get ready to #clickwithcsd

Carestream Dental is pleased to announce that it is hosting an exciting social media campaign in October – #clickwithcsd. Taking place over five days (Monday 12 to Friday 16) the event will see a...

Thinking of going solo?

Following a recent surge in activity, Frank Taylor & Associates (FTA) has a word of caution to practitioners thinking of selling their practice privately.

Building resilience in times of uncertainty

Wayne Hoyle, a former UK Special Forces officer and member of The Extreme Leaders, discusses how to cope with difficult situations.

Dental Fallow Time Calculator launched

A new free-to-use Fallow Time Calculator has been launched to enable dental professionals to determine, justify and record the fallow period necessary following dental procedures carrying a higher...

Celebrate the life of Anoop Maini with the BACD

In honour and remembrance of Anoop Maini, the BACD is proud to be holding a special memorial event entitled “The Modern GDP” at the prestigious Institution of Civil Engineers in London. Taking place...

Dentists facing uphill struggle, as missed appointments top 14m

The British Dental Association has warned dentists face an uphill struggle to restore services unless government is willing to support costs for new equipment that could radically expand patient...

A tribute to Janet Goodwin from the Oral Health Foundation

Earlier this week we received the sad news that Janet Goodwin, former president of the Oral Health Foundation, passed away from cancer. A trustee for the best part of a decade, Janet became the first...

Exploring the impact of Covid-19 on delivering periodontology treatments

The start of 2020 saw the global coronavirus pandemic affect many facets of public health across the world. Experts are only just starting to understand the ongoing impact of the pandemic. It has...

Dentists greet call for government to set out plan to restore services

The British Dental Association has welcomed calls from the Commons Health and Social Care Committee for NHS England to set out next steps to ensure dental services can be developed to meet patient...

GDC publishes 2019 registration report

The General Dental Council (GDC) has published a statistical report detailing the registration of dentists and dental care professionals, providing a snapshot of register data as of December 31, 2019....

Dentists are the most at risk of infection at work, study says

Online contact lens retailer and vision care experts, Lenstore, reveal the careers that are the best and worst for your health, from the risk of injury to protecting your posture.

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