ASH comments on research showing rise in smoking

In response to the publication of research by Mintel, which found that over half of smokers are “stress-smoking” more and 10 per cent are lighting up again after quitting, Hazel Cheeseman, director of...

DDU backs report calling for urgent need to reform healthcare regulators

The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has welcomed the findings of a review into the way healthcare regulators such as the GDC have responded to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Denplan publishes white paper on the future of dentistry

Denplan, part of Simplyhealth, has published a white paper on the future of dentistry. This marks the culmination of months of in-depth research into the issues impacting private dentistry. The report...

Strong and stable

Chris Strevens discusses the results of a recent dental industry survey.

{my}dentist announces new charity partnership with Dementia UK

{my}dentist, the UK’s largest chain of dental practices, has announced Dementia UK as its new charity partner, following a staff poll.

Dental Update webinars to host new aesthetics series

Allergan Aesthetics first launched its Spark Portal in October 2018 with the intent of supporting up and coming practitioners in their aesthetics journey by offering them support, training and...

Pandemic leads to increased use of DDU’s employment advice line

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a significant number of dentists contacting the Dental Defence Union's (DDU) free employment law advice line for support and advice on issues including staff...

Again and again...

The pandemic and the measures put in place to fight it tore up many of life’s norms, leading many to question whether society will ever return to how it was before. Yet, one of the great paradoxes is...

What could tax decisions in the budget mean for you?

Michael Lansdell explains the implications of the capital gains tax annual exemption and the inheritance tax nil rate band being frozen in this year's budget.

Highland practices join fast-growing dental group

Two dental practices that have been established for over 30 years has become part of Scotland’s biggest dental group after agreeing a new partnership.

BDA pays tribute to Duke of Edinburgh

The British Dental Association has paid tribute to its past president His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, following the news of his death on April 9.

Seize the opportunity

Catherine Rutland discusses the importance of professional solidarity.