Children with immune deficiencies more likely to have gum disease

Researchers at King’s College London have found that children with primary immunodeficiencies have higher prevalence of periodontal (gum) disease.

Forecasting the investment weather

What does the weather in Cornwall have to do with your investment portfolio? Richard Wood explains.

Extent of dental decay in three-year-olds "a shocking indictment"

The second national dental epidemiology programme survey of the oral health of three-year-olds shows virtually no change since the first survey in 2013. Members of the BSPD, the UK’s society dedicated...

Adapt and survive

Shelley Clegg speaks to Deborah Parker, the site manager for two Links Orthodontics clinics in Manchester, about her practices' experience in working through the pandemic.

Make the most of digital technology

Paul Abrahams explains why now is the time to incorporate digital technology into your practice.

Utilising neurodivergent talent

Marita Hazeldene discusses a potential solution to recruitment problems.

Uncertain timetable for GDC reform is disappointing, says Dental Protection

Dental Protection has welcomed the arrival of a long-awaited consultation on reforming the healthcare regulators, but fears reforms to the GDC will not be prioritised in the legislative timetable.

Different, not less

Ellen Cummings discusses how to adapt your practice and patient communication to become autism-friendly.

Top tips for welcoming waiting rooms

Waiting rooms can be an anxious place for many people. Since it’s the first thing patients see when they enter your practice, it’s important to make it as welcoming and calming as possible. Music...

NHS England confirms increased contract activity targets

NHS England has today confirmed that level of activity required in order for NHS dental contract service holders in England to receive 100 per cent of contract value will be increased.

Supporting patients on the autism spectrum

Nik Sisodia discusses the special needs of patients.