Colosseum Dental UK is a certified Great Place to Work

Colosseum Dental UK has received the Great Place to Work certification! This has been awarded in recognition of the organisation’s commitment to its people, which includes a significant investment in...

ARF increase risks undermining hard-won progress on regulation

The British Dental Association (BDA) has warned that signals the General Dental Council (GDC) will move to increase the Annual Retention Fee (ARF) will only undermine progress in rebuilding trust and...

The many and wonderful benefits of chewing gum

Olivia Carey on the growing body of research surrounding the many oral and wider bodily health benefits of sugar-free gum (SFG). National Smile Month, which ended June 16, 2022, has been running...

Putting service front and centre in every way

Having worked in various practices in the past, I had often found them to look cluttered and inconsistent in their interior design. I had a vision for my own practice to look clean, free of clutter...

Consultation on GDC’s three-year strategic plan opens amidst great uncertainty in dentistry

The General Dental Council (GDC) has today opened a consultation on its plans for the next three years. The regulator is seeking views on its proposed strategy which focuses on ways both to prevent...

15 years after the smoking ban government policy still lags behind public opinion

New data released July first, 2022, shows the level of public support for action on smoking continues to grow. The public support the Khan Review’s recommendations to make England smokefree: now it’s...

Don’t let poor sleep become a nightmare

The importance of a good night’s sleep cannot be understated. Sleep provides our body with time to regulate core biological functions. It also allows us to unwind and feel refreshed when we wake up,...

NHS dentistry on the brink as ministers cut vital support  

The British Dental Association (BDA) Scotland has warned ministers they risk undermining the future sustainability of NHS dentistry, as they move to scale down vital financial support for the service....

Struggling to ‘live with covid’: NHS England to set new targets for dentists

The British Dental Association (BDA) has slammed the moves by NHS England to try and return to business as usual, warning that the new 100 per cent activity target - set to be imposed from July first,...

20 years of supporting NHS Scotland

NHS Golden Jubilee celebrated 20 years of collaboration on innovation and person-centred care as a unique national asset for NHS Scotland on June 27, 2022.