Smile and the world smiles with you

It’s no understatement to say that the world needs a reason to smile after such a difficult year. World Smile Day, held on October 2, could provide just the excuse we need to spread a little cheer.

Russ Ladwa inaugurated as the BDA's 134th president

Russ Ladwa, who has held many of the leading roles in UK dentistry, has took office as the 134th president of the British Dental Association on September 16, 2020.

Innovative dental collaboration in the interests of child patients in Yorkshire and the Humber

The selection process takes place in Leeds this month for 12 dentists who will be allocated places on a new paediatric dentistry training programme in Yorkshire and the Humber.

College of General Dentistry appoints new ambassadors

The College of General Dentistry is delighted to announce the further development of its ‘college ambassadors’ scheme with the appointment of two new ambassadors – Professor Jason Leitch CBE and...

Hu-Friedy introduces HuFriedyGroup as the dental division of Cantel

Hu-Friedy has introduced HuFriedyGroup as the dental division of Cantel. This announcement follows an extensive and ongoing integration period that began in October when Cantel officially completed...

Christie & Co reports a rise in associates buying dental practices

Since the beginning of the UK lockdown, specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has witnessed increased buyer appetite from private associates who have endured pay cuts in recent months...

Get your baby to the dentist by their first birthday, says TV’s Dr Ranj

BSPD’s Dental Check by One campaign is being reinvigorated thanks to a video with BAFTA award-winning TV presenter Dr Ranj. Hosted on the new BSPD Kidsvids page, the video joins three others starring...

Delaying a trip to the dentist comes at a high price, says Unum Dental

Without regular preventative care, patients can face average costs of over £500 for major restorative treatment, according to new data from Unum Dental.

Align Technology launches Invisalign Go Plus for general dentists to treat a broader range of patient cases

Align Technology has launched the latest addition to the Invisalign Go system, available to general practitioners in the EMEA region. The new Invisalign Go Plus system further extends the Invisalign...

Oral-B welcomes the future of oral health in bold new ad to introduce its most revolutionary technology to date, the Oral-B iO

Oral-B pioneered both the electric toothbrush and connected brushing, and now has unveiled a new TVC to introduce a whole new generation of brushing technology, Oral-B’s new iO.

Leading UK dental bodies launch campaign to drive routine screening for erosive tooth wear as part of oral examinations

Andrei Gutierrez, expert marketing manager at GSK, discusses the importance of checking for erosive tooth wear.

Jim’s channel swim for Dentaid

Dentist Jim Lafferty is preparing to take the plunge and swim the English Channel to raise funds for Dentaid.

NASDAL: Covid-19 resilience of mixed NHS/private practices - the findings

The National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers (NASDAL) has just contributed to a short life working group (SLWG) headed up by deputy CDO England, Jason Wong. Alongside a number...

A weighty issue

The government recently set out its new obesity strategy – a series of measures aimed at getting the nation fit and healthy.

Community Heroes – recognising dental nurses amid Covid-19

The Society of British Dental Nurses (SBDN) has launched a Community Heroes List to recognise the contribution made by dental nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic. The society has asked for dental...