Rising costs “risk pricing patients out of care” MP warns  

Richard Foord, MP for Tiverton and Honiton, has warned that the increasing cost of NHS dental fees across England will see patients across Devon priced out of essential care and fuel a rise in...

Association demands politicians drop plans for further NHS charge hikes

The British Dental Association has demanded that the Secretary of State for Health drop plans for a further four per cent increase in NHS charges in England next year.

Minister expresses anger at new dental charges

Ian Liddell-Grainger MP has criticised a further rise in dental charges, warning it will mean more people putting off having vital treatment.

Costs leave 23 per cent of patients delaying or avoiding treatment

With NHS dental charges in England set to jump by 8.5 per cent on April 24, 2023, the British Dental Association (BDA) has warned the government that costs are now shaping the clinical choices made by...

Insurer delivers strong annual results in a volatile market

The 2022 annual report from Dentists’ Provident, a leading income protection provider for dental professionals, shows that the society performed strongly in an unpredictable and volatile year.

Counting the pennies: Dentist links rising costs to poor oral health

A Southampton dentist has voiced concerns about the effect of growing financial pressures on shopping habits and what this might mean for meal choices.

More options, more possibilities  

Luke Moore explores the benefits of diversifying your financial opportunities.

Is it the collapse of corporate dentistry?

Andy Acton shares his thoughts on the increasing costs of dental practices.

Association argues NHS dentistry charge increase “won’t put a single penny into a struggling service”

The British Dental Association (BDA) has critiqued moves to increase NHS dental charges during the cost-of-living crisis, accusing ministers of prioritising lowering their own cash contributions to...

The spring budget 2023 - Good news for dentists?

There were some big surprises in the chancellor’s Spring Budget. Lucas Salt, from independent financial advisers Wealthwide, sets out how the proposed changes will impact dentists.

A new spring in the UK economy’s step or exaggerated optimism?

Richard Lishman explains what the government's spring budget means for your finances.

Survey reveals the financial pressure on student dentists

The British Dental Association warn debt among dental students has more than doubled from 2013 to 2022, risking escalating severe workforce problems, while shutting off access to the profession to...