Equipping current and future leaders in dentistry

A look at the importance of good leadership in difficult times. 

West Wales introduce central waiting list for NHS dental care

Hywel Dda University Health Board’s Dental Service has introduced a central waiting list for those requiring access to routine NHS dental care

Episode 18: Mindfulness

In this episode we are talking to Mahurkh Khwaja on the issue of mental health and wellbeing, and discussing her new campaign Mission Mindful.

Dental amalgam extension: a ‘glimmer of hope’ for Northern Ireland dental services

The British Dental Association (BDA) Northern Ireland (NI) has expressed relief that the European Commission has approved a derogation from the EU’s mercury regulations.

Dental plan provider welcomes new team member

Practice Plan is improving the support it offers to multi-site customers with the recruitment of a support team member.

Meeting your patient's expectations

Alyn Morgan discusses the steps practitioners can take. 

MBE awarded to retired dentist

Laura Milby, former NHS Lanarkshire’s clinical director, general dental services, has been awarded an MBE in this year’s King’s Birthday Honours in recognition of her services to dentistry. 

Unmet need for NHS dentistry in England stands at 13m, says association

The British Dental Association (BDA) has warned unmet need for NHS dentistry in England is at an all-time high. It said the data shows no sign of recovery for the struggling service.

Government promises to tackle tobacco in the king's speech

In the king’s speech on July 17, 2024, the government announced that the reintroduction of the ‘Tobacco and Vapes Bill’ was an early priority in the forthcoming session.

Twenty-four per cent of people left without NHS dental appointment

A study by Broadstone reveals that 24 per cent of patients who tried to get an NHS dental appointment in the last two years were unable to do so.

Children in deprived areas three times more likely to have tooth decay

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have found that children living in more deprived areas are three times more likely to have severe tooth decay that requires a dental extraction in a...

Artwork commemorates 25 years in dentistry

Bupa Dental Care has teamed up with Sophie Kamlish, paralympian-turned-illustrator, to create a unique illustration for its 25th anniversary.