Early career dentists: training significantly impacted by Covid-19

Three in four early career dentists in the UK (75 per cent) say the Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant and negative impact on their dental training, according to a Dental Protection survey.

School forced to rely on dental charity to treat pupils

Trinity Academy Grammar in West Yorkshire has brought in a dental charity to treat pupils during school hours.

Deliver achievable clinical negligence reform without delay, says DDU

The House of Commons Health and Social Care Select Committee recently published the report of its inquiry into NHS litigation reform. The Dental Defence Union (DDU) engaged closely with this inquiry,...

How one inflammatory disorder exacerbates another

Researchers have laid out the mechanism by which innate immune memory can cause gum disease to increase susceptibility to arthritis through alterations to immune cell precursors in the bone marrow.

Immersify Dental targets 100,000 users as it launches new subscription service for dentistry students

Immersify Dental, the interactive learning resource for dental students created by Immersify Education, aims to become the go to platform for educational resources as it launches a new content...

Could blocking or deleting a protein help prevent common oral cancers?

Boston University dental researchers have found deleting or inhibiting a protein in the tongue might stall tumour growth in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma – the most common form of head...

Professor Justin Durham appointed new BDA chief scientific advisor

The British Dental Association (BDA) has appointed Professor Justin Durham to the role of chief scientific advisor.  

Dental Protection: fixed recoverable costs scheme must benefit dentistry

Dental Protection has welcomed proposals to limit the legal costs that can be recovered by claimant lawyers for lower value clinical negligence claims, but believes more could be done to ensure such a...

New study suggests wearing dentures may affect a person’s nutrition

Dentures may have a potentially negative impact on a person’s overall nutrition, according to new research from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry.

Podcast Episode 12: Valuing dental nurses

In this episode we are in discussion with Jacqui Elsden, president of the British Association of Dental Nurses, looking at the value of a dental nurse.

GDC investigates York dentist following claims made by whistleblower

A York dentist must work under supervision whilst the General Dental Council (GDC) investigate 'serious and wide-ranging concerns' about her and her practice, following claims made by a whistleblower.

Todays Dental announces acquisition of Simplyhealth Partnerships Ltd

Todays Dental are pleased to announce the acquisition of Simplyhealth Partnerships Ltd on Thursday April 14. The business holds interests in eight dental practices.