Behavioural therapy app developed to help patients overcome dental fear

A new app created by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry and Penn School of Dental Medicine uses smartphones and virtual reality to help people face their fears.

Seventy-one per cent of adults support the prime minister’s ambition to stamp out smoking

Parliamentarians across both houses urge the government to listen to the public and put the Tobacco and Vapes Bill to Parliament without further delay, as polling shows overwhelming support for...

Organisation pledges to reduce barriers for overseas dental professionals

The International Dental Organisation UK (IDO UK) will formally launch in London on March 6, 2024. It aims to improve the quality of dental care and access to it and to support overseas dentists in...

Hartlepool dental clinic offers free children's appointments

A Hartlepool dentist is providing local children with free check-ups, regardless of whether they are registered with the practice or not.

Flexible dental offering aims to enhance customer oral health

Unum UK, an employee benefits provider, has boosted its dental offering and partnered with Toothfairy, an award-winning digital dentist.

Dento-legal essay competition launched

The Dental Law and Ethics Forum (DLEF) has announced the launch of its essay prize for 2024. This prestigious prize, now in its third year, is designed to inspire young dentists to engage with the...

Brits need to stop these dangerous DIY dental treatments, dentist warns

Due to a shortage of dentists and difficulties in NHS registration, some Brits are resorting to risky at-home dental treatments. A 116 per cent increase in DIY cosmetic dentistry has been observed,...

Cambridge private dental practice partners with healthcare group

Christie & Co, a specialist business property adviser, has announced the sale of Hurst Park Dental Practice in Cambridge.

In memory of John Brookman, 1931-2024

John Brookman, one of the founding board members of the Faculty of General Dental Practice and the founder of Vocational Training for GDPs, passed away peacefully on January 27, 2024, aged 92.

Scotland reveals action plan for tackling single-use vapes

A ban on the sale and supply of single-use vapes in Scotland is due to come into effect on April 1, 2025, under proposed legislation published in February 2024.

Global strategic alliance established to promote periodontal health

The Spanish Society of Periodontology (SEPA) Foundation and Listerine join forces in a new initiative entitled ‘Principles for oral health’, an ambitious global agreement to promote periodontal health...

Local associate snaps up established Bournemouth dental practice

Christie & Co, a specialist business property adviser, has announced the sale of Thornhill Dental Surgery in Bournemouth, Dorset.