Miscarriage leave should be granted to dental professionals, says association

In an open letter to NHS England, the British Dental Association (BDA) has called for the miscarriage framework to be extended to dental professionals.

Hygienists recognised in global award

Sunstar Oral Health in partnership with the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH), has announced the winners of the World Dental Hygienist Awards.

Gum disease and general health research award opens

Sunstar Oral Health, part of Sunstar, has announced the 2025 editions of the World Perio Research Awards and Perio Link Award.

Dental surgeons and a vet team up to save a bear’s smile

A team of dental experts have flown to Armenia to repair the teeth of a rescued bear.

Children’s anxiety addressed with award-winning project

BSPD’s Outstanding Innovation Award (OIA) for 2024 has gone to Lindsy Vallayil, assistant clinical director, Community Dental Service, Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust, for delivering a...

Over 60 per cent of dentists are thinking of leaving the NHS

The British Dental Association (BDA) has responded to NHS data, which demonstrates morale amongst dental professionals is at an all-time low.

Next president of the college appointed

Roshni Karia has been appointed as the next president of the College of General Dentistry.

Top team appointed to lead the next phase of growth

Wesleyan, the specialist financial services mutual, has bolstered its executive team with two new appointments and a board-level promotion, including a new managing director for dental, as it enters...

University bestows award for outstanding contributions to community health

Helen Paisley, Community Dental Services CIC (CDS CIC) chief executive, has been recognised by Anglia Ruskin University for outstanding contribution to public services in its 2024 Vice Chancellor’s...

Birmingham professor becomes leader of a periodontology federation

The European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) has recently named Moritz Kebschull, from the School of Dentistry, as its president.

Oral surgeons awarded medals for their research into sexual harassment

The Royal College of Surgeons has awarded two oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Carrie Newlands and Daljit K Dhariwal, the prestigious Colyer Gold Medal.

New CDO for England appointed

Following an open recruitment process, NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care has announced Jason Wong's appointment as chief dental officer for England.