Female dentists’ long-term financial plans at risk according to new report

Research from Wesleyan Financial Services has identified a key area of concern that may leave female dentists at a financial disadvantage compared to their male colleague.

LDCs call on government to resuscitate NHS dentistry before it’s too late

Motions on the existential crisis in NHS dentistry took centre stage at this year’s local dental committees’ (LDCs) annual conference, amid 3,000 dentists who walked away from the NHS in England.

College of General Dentistry launches Professional Framework for dental careers

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) has launched its much-anticipated Professional Framework, which describes the expected level of a dental professional’s capabilities at each stage of their...

Reducing late-stage implant failures

Dental implants are an increasingly popular, high-quality treatment option for patients with partial or complete edentulism. As a premium solution, patients have high expectations and want their...

Cervical cancer and HPV – not just a women’s health issue  

Dental professionals have an opportunity to strengthen partnerships with patients, to help them achieve better health and wellbeing. When you widen the focus of consultations, and bring in new,...

The big bad wolf of dentistry?

Root canal treatment has acquired a reputation as an unpleasant, painful procedure over the years; yet, these misconceptions put patients with endodontic issues at risk of developing complications...

Brace Yourself!

Orthodontics is a popular branch of dentistry amongst patients, especially in the 21st Century where more adults than ever before want orthodontic treatment. While many people get braces as an adult...

GDC calls for particular focus on CPD as Dental Care Professionals’ annual renewal opens

The annual renewal period for dental care professionals (DCPs) opens today. The General Dental Council (GDC) is calling for professionals to check their CPD records to make sure they’ve completed...

New food strategy will not include a tax on sugar

Following a report by Henry Dimbleby, co-founder of the Leon restaurant chain, the government has received recommendations on the state of the countries food systems.

New Covid-19 dental research indicates system being overstretched

New research, published recently by the General Dental Council (GDC), into the ongoing impact of Covid-19 on the dental sector has found profound challenges persist for both professionals and...