BDA Indemnity now protects limited companies

The British Dental Association (BDA) has launched insurance cover for entities, protecting limited companies and other types of legal entities with the same comprehensive cover as their personal...

BSPD responds to reports of pandemic child tooth extractions data

The pandemic has shone a harsh spotlight on some long-standing issues including the persistent and immoral inequalities we see in children’s oral health.

NHS parental pay in England

Tom Slevin explains what employers need to know

New report highlights concerns faced by people living in the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas

A report has been published by Swansea Bay Community Health Council - an independent statutory body that exists to represent the interests of patients and the public - and concerns dentistry issues...

A new approach to bone regeneration and implant treatment

Implant clinician and practice principal Selvaraji Balaji discusses the benefits of the Ossix range of bone regeneration materials and the new DS PrimeTaper implant.

‘Treat your gums’ – Gum Health Day 2022 focuses on new guidelines for gum disease prevention and treatment

‘Treat Your Gums’ is the slogan for Gum Health Day 2022, to be celebrated on May 12 in the UK and around the world.

Mental Health Awareness Week: how stress affects oral health

The impact prolonged stress has on our body and wellbeing – including our dental health – can be significant. There are a range of common signs and symptoms to look out for, from teeth grinding to dry...

Ministers need to act as covid sees child tooth extractions backlog surge

The British Dental Association (BDA) has warned government must act decisively to deal with the backlogs for child tooth extractions, as new figures show the number of treatments more than halved...

Ministers urged to ‘level up’ NHS dentistry

The British Dental Association (BDA) has backed calls from Healthwatch England for urgent and fundamental reform of NHS dentistry to be delivered by next year, as new figures point to the depth of...

The last bite (May)

Stephen Hancocks discusses DIY dentistry, abandoned dental clinics and tooth enamel analysis.

Woman uses chewing gum to fill gap created by missing front teeth

A woman with her two front teeth missing has revealed how she uses chewing gum to fill the gap – a form of DIY dentistry.

London’s leading oral health charity provides urgent dental care with new initiative to help capital’s child refugees and asylum seekers

On Sunday, May 8, London-based charity, the Dental Wellness Trust will provide urgent, free of charge oral health screenings and restorative dentistry for 35 child refugees and child asylum seekers...