Cost of living crisis forces decision between oral health and heating

"I had to choose between heating our house or saving my tooth," Melanie Fudge-Horton, a carer and mother-of-two.

Opening the conversation

The Dentist talks to Beat about how mental health issues can manifest as eating disorders.

Confidence in CBCT reporting

Dentists who are keen to complement their knowledge of implant treatment planning can now learn about the fundamentals of cone beam CT scanning via a combination of online and in-person practical...

Managing pregnancy and parenthood in the workplace

Tina Chander explores the legal responsibility of employers.

Researchers highlight crisis in dental care for people with severe mental illness

​People with severe mental illnesses are falling through the cracks when it comes to oral health care, according to new research from the University of York.

Private dentistry: A practical guide by Louis Mackenzie

‘Private dentistry: A practical guide by Louis Mackenzie’ will be taking place at 7pm on May 26.

Teen wins British Orthodontic Society award for his story of life-changing treatment after losing his front teeth

A teenage boy from Croydon, whose life changed when he slipped on ice and fell face-forward onto the ground, has won an award for his miraculous story of the orthodontic treatment which changed the...

Ministers delay ban on deals for unhealthy food and drink

Ministers recently announced that the planned ban on ‘buy one get one free’ deals for food and drinks high in fat, salt or sugar, as well as free refills for soft drinks, would be pushed back for a...

“Youngsters are going to grow up missing teeth and having to wear a denture”

NHS dentistry – specifically in relation to a lack of access for child patients – has been in the news recently, following reports of schools having to seek alternative dental care for their pupils,...

Dental crisis demands more than slogans from government

The British Dental Association (BDA) has said ministers must wake up to the crisis facing NHS dentistry, as new research from The Times finds nearly nine in 10 practices in England are not accepting...

Give your oral health routine a smart upgrade

As Artificial Intelligence makes its way into almost every facet of life, it makes sense that our oral health routine gets a smart upgrade too.