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...

Mouth cancer awareness: how can you help your patients?

Katie Caines, a dental nurse from Grants House Dental Practise in Frome, has taken part in Mouth Cancer Action Month every year with the Oral Health Foundation, helping to raise awareness of mouth...

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...