Training and Education

BFS launch new academic fellowship opportunities

The British Fluoridation Society (BFS) in partnership with the Borrow Foundation, has launched a new career development fellowship designed to attract new academic expertise to the field of water...

Discussions between University of East Anglia and local MPs for a new dentistry school

Two MPs, Jerome Mayhew and Duncan Baker, have recently met with staff from University of East Anglia (UEA) to discuss plans to create a new dentistry school. The plans hoped to address the shortage of...

College of General Dentistry launches Professional Framework for dental careers

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) has launched its much-anticipated Professional Framework, which describes the expected level of a dental professional’s capabilities at each stage of their...

British Dental Industry Association supports BADN Menopause Policy

The British Dental Industry Association (BDIA) has announced its support for the British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) Menopause Policy launched in March this year.

Early career dentists: training significantly impacted by Covid-19

Three in four early career dentists in the UK (75 per cent) say the Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant and negative impact on their dental training, according to a Dental Protection survey.

Immersify Dental targets 100,000 users as it launches new subscription service for dentistry students

Immersify Dental, the interactive learning resource for dental students created by Immersify Education, aims to become the go to platform for educational resources as it launches a new content...

College of General Dentistry broadens membership eligibility

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) has broadened its eligibility criteria for membership, enabling suitably qualified non-registrants to join, and offering practitioners with relevant...

BSPD focuses on looked-after children, awarding joint-winners in 2022 Outstanding Innovation Award

Joint-winners, both with initiatives supporting the wellbeing of looked-after children, have been awarded the British Society of Paediatirc Dentistry (BSPD) 2022 Outstanding Innovation Award.

Talk the talk

Tif Qureshi explores the issues surrounding effective patient communication.

Wesleyan supports 15 dentistry students with £65,000 Scholarship funding

Birmingham-based specialist financial services mutual, Wesleyan, has announced it will be supporting 15 dental students from disadvantaged communities with scholarship funding worth over £65,000.

Dental course organisers to donate 70 per cent of profits to help Ukraine

A dental recruitment company is donating 70 per cent of the profit raised from one of its upcoming courses to charities supporting marginalised communities in Ukraine and Poland.