European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry meeting

The European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry held its first face to face meeting since the pandemic in Lisbon between June 15 to 18, 2022. The conference was attended by several BSPD members.  It was...

Tiverton: Government paying the price for failing to fix crisis in NHS dentistry

The British Dental Association has responded to reports that access to NHS dentistry ranked alongside issues with local schools and Partygate in fuelling the Conservatives landslide defeat in the...

Clyde Munro Dental group is net zero sponsor of Scottish Dental Show

Scotland’s leading dental group is to take a central role sharing its sustainability milestones, targets and hopes for the wider sector at the upcoming Scottish Dental Show.  As part of its ambition...

BFS launch new academic fellowship opportunities

The British Fluoridation Society (BFS) in partnership with the Borrow Foundation, has launched a new career development fellowship designed to attract new academic expertise to the field of water...

Discussions between University of East Anglia and local MPs for a new dentistry school

Two MPs, Jerome Mayhew and Duncan Baker, have recently met with staff from University of East Anglia (UEA) to discuss plans to create a new dentistry school. The plans hoped to address the shortage of...

BSPD announces winners of the 2022 Max Horsnell Travel Award and National Student Elective Prize

The winners of the 2022 Max Horsnell Travel Award and National Student Elective prize are announced June 14, 2022, by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD). These annual awards recognise...

Early career dentists share fears over complaints

According to a Dental Protection survey, 88 per cent of young dentists in the UK believe their generation of dentists will receive more patient complaints and legal cases throughout their careers.

“Modest, marginal” tweaks to NHS dentistry

The British Dental Association (BDA) has responded to comments from Minister Maria Caulfield MP in the House of Commons on June 14, 2022, suggesting that announcements on reform of the failed NHS...

Dental professionals caught up in complaints influx feel the strain

The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has said the impact of the delays and disruption caused by the pandemic has resulted in new trends in dental complaints.

Dentaid wins at the Charity Awards 2022

Dentaid has taken the top prize in the Healthcare & Medical Research category at this year’s Charity Awards.