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Organisation pledges to reduce barriers for overseas dental professionals

The International Dental Organisation UK (IDO UK) will formally launch in London on March 6, 2024. It aims to improve the quality of dental care and access to it and to support overseas dentists in...

College to appoint next president

The College of General Dentistry has begun the process of appointing its next president.

What is stress, and how can we use it better in the dentistry industry?

Lee Eldridge suggests ways to manage professional pressure.

Community oral health service welcomes new chair 

Community Dental Services CIC (CDS CIC), a community dental services provider has appointed David Martin as chair of the board.  

In memory of John Brookman, 1931-2024

John Brookman, one of the founding board members of the Faculty of General Dental Practice and the...

UK eco-champion nominated as an international fellow

Davinder Raju has been nominated for a fellowship for the International College of Dentists (ICD) in recognition of his work promoting sustainability in dentistry. He is due to be inducted as a fellow...

Clinical advisory team launched

Bupa Dental Care has launched its new Clinical Advisory Team, designed to strengthen its clinical voice across the business. The team includes four specialist roles, each with a dedicated focus on...

The court of public opinion is overwhelmingly positive about dentistry

A recent comprehensive survey of the dental industry undertaken by Frank Taylor & Associates, provided encouraging, thoughtful and realistic insight into the current state of the market, future...

Celebrating dental excellence: 2023 award winners announced

Business Awards UK is proud to announce the winners and finalists of its 2023 Dentistry Awards. These awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of dental professionals who have excelled in...

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In memory of John Brookman, 1931-2024

John Brookman, one of the founding board members of the Faculty of General Dental Practice and the founder of Vocational Training for GDPs, passed away peacefully on January 27, 2024, aged 92.

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New year, new CEO

Medical Protection Society (MPS) – of which Dental Protection is part – has announced the appointment of Karen Miller as its next chief executive officer (CEO).

Does fear of dental pain impact treatment acceptance?

A look at how dental anxiety affects patient compliance.

Bidding farewell

 The Dentist speaks to Simon Chard as he looks back at his time as BACD president.

Outstanding achievements: Essays on water fluoridation receive prizes

In a showcase of intellect and dedication, the winners of the 2023 British Fluoridation Society (BFS) Essay Prize have been announced, highlighting remarkable contributions from each category:...

Sustainability report shows solid progress for a third consecutive year

Dentsply Sirona is committed to driving sustainability internally and enabling the industry to advance with confidence towards a more sustainable future. Three years ago, the company launched its...

Over half of dental professionals say mental wellbeing is worse now than during the Covid-19 pandemic

More than half of dental professionals in the UK (57 per cent) who took part in a survey say their mental health is worse now than it was during the Covid-19 pandemic.

GDC announces the departure of its chief executive

After nearly eight years leading the General Dental Council (GDC), Ian Brack will be stepping down as chief executive and registrar of the GDC, on November 6, 2023. 

Social enterprise recognised for its positive impact on communities

Cornwall-based Smile Together Dental CIC is a double-finalist in the National Dentistry Awards 2023, proudly shortlisted for both Team of the Year and Website of the Year.‌

Society president awards two lifetime memberships

Two exceptional dentists, who have both left an indelible legacy on the specialty of paediatric dentistry, have been awarded honorary life membership of BSPD. BSPD’s new president, Professor Paula...

Chairman receives diversity and inclusion award

Henry Schein, Inc. has announced that its chairman and CEO Stanley M. Bergman has been honoured as Ragan’s 2023 Executive of the Year for Diversity and Inclusion.

At the heart of the matter

Could oral indicators of CVD improve preventive healthcare? Micheal Sultan discusses the importance of World Heart Day.

Menopause friendly employer award

Paula Rix from the Medical Protection Society (MPS) – which Dental Protection is part of – has won the Community Award at the prestigious 2023 Menopause Friendly Employer Awards.

Research competition for foundation dentists

Dental Protection, in partnership with The MPS Foundation, has launched an annual research competition for foundation dentists in the UK to recognise, celebrate, and reward excellence demonstrated in...

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