The NHS, local government, MPs and peers stand together to commit to a smoke free future

At a parliamentary event to celebrate No Smoking Day, which took place on March 9, the public health minister heard leading figures from across health and local government affirm their commitment to...

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.

Water fluoridation health monitoring report for England, 2022 – and industry responses

The Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID) and the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) recently published a report into the benefits of water fluoridation in reducing tooth decay amongst...

Henry Schein Dental UK announces its support for 2022 Dental Wellness Trust programmes

Henry Schein Dental UK announced its continued support for the Dental Wellness Trust, a charity that aims to provide dental care and education for children in the UK and internationally.

Sunstar provides ‘Bousai’ oral care expertise, supplies and matches employee donations as Russia-Ukraine war deepens

Japanese-owned international oral health care company Sunstar is providing its Bousai oral care expertise, originally developed during natural disasters, as the Russia-Ukraine war deepens.

NASDAL annual benchmarking statistics – A year like no other

NASDAL (National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers) recently published their annual Benchmarking Report for the financial period, 2020-21.

The role of technology

Danny Grannick explores how new technologies are impacting oral health and dentistry.

Talk the talk

Tif Qureshi explores the issues surrounding effective patient communication.

Animal habits

Tom Alcraft looks to nature for oral health solutions.

Great expectations

Nimisha Nariapara discusses managing patient hopes through treatment.

What is a ‘reasonable excuse’ for tax penalties?

Having a reasonable excuse can be a get-out-of-jail-free card if you are charged a tax penalty.

Dentist forced to pay out £137,000 after pointless procedure

Sumit Aggarwal, of Compass Clinical in Norfolk, was forced to pay £137,000 to former patient Lindsey Harris, after he extracted three of her teeth in a 90 minute procedure, instead of performing a 12...