Making the right decision

Suki Singh looks at what you can do if you’re not sure whether a move from the NHS to private dentistry is the right one for you.

A brush with the law

Rachel Lawton explores the practising of dentistry in a prison.

Aesthetic periodontics

Boota Singh Ubhi considers the potential of surgical crown lengthening.

Free mouthwash for homeless patients thanks to Christmas charity partnership

Homeless and vulnerable people across the UK are receiving free bottles of mouthwash thanks to a charity partnership between CleanCert Hygiene Ltd and Dentaid.

Oral health: the multidisciplinary series

In November 2021, Dental Update – in partnership with Denplan, Oral-B and the Oral Health Foundation – are bringing you a brand-new multidisciplinary webinar programme, to coincide with Mouth Cancer...

GDC launches Covid-19 research

The General Dental Council (GDC) is launching its second round of research on the continuing and changing impact of Covid-19.

Quarterly tax returns for landlords and the self-employed

Michael Lansdell counts down to Making Tax Digital

Is your pension still packing a punch?

Richard Lishman, the managing director of the 4dentists Group, looks at the implications financial charges are having on savings and pensions.

Toothless in Suffolk take to the streets

Members of the Toothless in Suffolk campaign group took to the streets of Bury St Edmunds recently to demand better provision of NHS dentistry in the county.

Award winners announced

{my}dentist has announced the 15 winners of its annual Excellence Awards which celebrate its teams and individuals across the UK. 

Child asylum seekers: dental age check plan dropped, but key questions remain

The BDA has welcomed reports the Home Office has reconsidered plans to introduce the use of dental x-rays to determine age in asylum cases.

The last bite (October)

I was fascinated to read that in a recent survey, 63 per cent of people questioned claimed being friends with their dentist influences their dental treatment in a very positive way.