Volunteering dentists commit to protecting children’s teeth

Dedicated dentists working with Scotland’s largest dental group have pledged their time in the urgent fight to stem a growing oral health emergency affecting the country’s children.

Summer scientific meeting

The British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry (BASCD) has organised a summer scientific meeting in Glasgow on June 9-10, 2022.

Fears for future of Health Service dentistry as Department of Health offer 'unviable'

Dentistry in Northern Ireland has taken another blow, as the profession's representatives have labelled new funding arrangements for General Dental Services announced by the Department of Health...

Wesleyan supports 15 dentistry students with £65,000 Scholarship funding

Birmingham-based specialist financial services mutual, Wesleyan, has announced it will be supporting 15 dental students from disadvantaged communities with scholarship funding worth over £65,000.

Dental course organisers to donate 70 per cent of profits to help Ukraine

A dental recruitment company is donating 70 per cent of the profit raised from one of its upcoming courses to charities supporting marginalised communities in Ukraine and Poland. 

New webinar supported by Waterpik

Waterpik is delighted to present a new webinar with dental hygienist and therapist, Lottie Manahan, to be hosted by Dental Update on March 29, 2022.

Dentists urge Stormont candidates to rebuild and reform a service on the brink

The British Dental Association (BDA) Northern Ireland has urged all candidates contesting the coming Assembly elections to pledge their commitment to rebuild and reform a service facing a deeply...

New study: nocturnal teeth grinding can damage temporomandibular joints

Nocturnal teeth grinding and clenching of the upper and lower jaw are known as sleep bruxism and can have a number of consequences for health.

Is your practice powered by innovation?

George Cheetham explains why forward-thinking practitioners would be wise to keep pace with new technology.

MPS launches ambitious research initiative to improve patient safety and clinician wellbeing

Medical Protection Society (MPS) – of which Dental Protection is part – has recently launched the MPS Foundation; a new, global, not-for-profit research initiative to help shape the future of patient...

The last bite (March)

Stephen Hancocks discusses overseas dentistry, vocabulary and wine in the latest instalment of 'The last bite', taken from the March issue.

Tooth wear: supporting your patients

When it comes to tooth wear and what damages the health of people’s teeth, the most commonly discussed topic is diet – sugar and foods high in saturated fat have become the most widely known factor...