Training and Education

Welsh students receive first-hand dentistry experience

Fifty-five students have gained a taste of a career in medicine and dentistry at a medical residential at Cardiff University.

First dental hygienist to complete a PhD in clinical dentistry at a London university

Claire McCarthy, a clinical teacher and a clinical research fellow, has made history as the first dental hygienist to complete a PhD in Clinical Dentistry at King’s College London. She now joins an...

Fast track master's degree in research

Fellows and associate fellows of the College of General Dentistry (CGDent) are now eligible to enrol on a ‘top-up’ Master’s degree, which can be completed during a single year of part-time distance...

Continuing to raise standards

A look at how training, research and technology enhance patient care.

Scottish dental school celebrates 100 per cent exam pass rate

Staff and students from the University of Dundee’s School of Dentistry have plenty to smile about as they prepare to take part in a rare academic tradition.

Students win awards for research in children’s dentistry

The winners of the 2024 Max Horsnell Travel Award and National Student Elective prize have been announced by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD). These annual awards recognise vision...

Professor receives award for services to dental education

Callum Youngson, a professor, chair of the dental board and member of the council at Medical Protection Society (MPS), has received an MBE for services to dental education in the King’s birthday...

New dentists required to deliver NHS care under government plans

Newly qualified dentists could be required to deliver NHS care for several years after they graduate under a government consultation launched on May 23, 2024.

Social care minister visits dental school

Students and staff at the University of Plymouth’s Peninsula Dental School met the minister for health and social care on May 16, 2024, to hear about its innovative work.

University hosts a scientific research festival

The University of Birmingham’s MDS Research Festival 2024 has celebrated the wide range of excellent research being undertaken in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

A consultant-led approach to implant treatment

Amardip Kalsi explains the benefits of additional training.

University calls for a dental school in the East

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has renewed its calls for permission to open a dental school. It says training dentists in the region would help ease the area’s access issues.