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GSK: Low consumer awareness of link between good oral healthcare and wider health conditions

A new study by GSK Consumer Healthcare, in partnership with Ipsos, has revealed the need to improve public awareness that good oral care can benefit people’s overall health.

Your NHS dentistry and oral health update

Sara Hurley, chief dental officer England, and Ed Waller, director of primary care NHS England, have recently provided an update regarding self-isolation policies and retuning to work for those who...

This UK summer drink contains double your daily sugar allowance!

Nothing quite relieves the sweltering heat of the day than a crisp cool drink during the summer months. However, to align with fitness goals and progress, many will want to take a further look into...

Wealthwide launches in the UK with a vision to help dentists gain financial freedom and get more out of life

Future-focused financial planning business Wealthwide is officially launched to the UK dental profession on July 15th.

Tooth Fairy finances: Research suggests the cost per tooth is now £3.42 in the UK

The financial experts at Raisin UK have worked out the exact size of the global Tooth Fairy fortune,...

Smoking-related poverty concentrated in the North and Midlands

New analysis of national data commissioned by health charity Action on Smoking and Health finds that three in five of all households containing smokers living in poverty live in the North and...

Long standing BADN member Dr Debbie Reed receives inaugural Janet Goodwin Award

The British Association of Dental Nurses is delighted that long standing member Dr Debbie Reed is the first recipient of the FGDP(UK)’s Janet Goodwin Award.

Over 40 per cent dental membrane and bone graft substitute demand stimulated by resorbable dental membranes: Fact.MR Study

A European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research-certified market research, consulting and competitive intelligence provider, projects the global dental membrane and bone graft substitutes market...

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Again and again...

The pandemic and the measures put in place to fight it tore up many of life’s norms, leading many to question whether society will ever return to how it was before. Yet, one of the great paradoxes is...

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Queensway Orthodontics pioneer unique partnership with rePurpose Global to combat plastic waste in dentistry

Queensway Orthodontics has joined rePurpose Global’s One for One Impact Guarantee Program to fund the collection, processing, and reuse of 30-40kg of ocean-bound plastic waste for every patient...

MDDUS comment on the continued use of face masks in healthcare settings after July 19

Stephen Henderson, MDDUS head of dental, comments on the continued use of mask masks in healthcare settings after July 19.

Zygomatic Implants: making sense of the sea of implant options

Today there are a plethora of different treatment strategies and implant systems available, each with different indications and their own strengths.

The government is backing green motoring

Michael Lansdell questions whether the extended tax break on zero-emission vehicles will be an incentive to ‘buy green’.

New GDC chair and council member announced

Following a competitive recruitment process, the General Dental Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Baron Harris of Haringey (“Lord Toby Harris”) who will join the GDC as chair of...

House of Lords set to vote on smokefree pavement licences as councils hail local successes

On July 14, Lord Faulkner of Worcester successfully won a vote regretting the Government’s failure to require COVID-19 related seating outside cafes, pubs and restaurants to be smoke free.

College of General Dentistry makes commitment to building careers for all dental professionals

The College of General Dentistry, in partnership with Colgate Palmolive UK, announces an important programme to build career pathways.

Christie & Co reports strong first-time buyer demand for private dental practices in London

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, reports a strong demand from associate first-time buyers for private dental practices in Greater London so far in 2021.

Smoking in pregnancy falls below 10 per cent for the first time

During the pandemic smoking in pregnancy fell below 10 per cent for the first time since records began - but the government is still not on track to reach target of 6 per cent or less by 2022.

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