BGF invests in rapidly expanding Glasgow-headquartered Scottish Dental Care Group

The Scottish Dental Care Group – a national dental provider, offering the full range of NHS and private treatments – has secured a multi-million pound minority investment from BGF, the UK and...

The confidence to say yes

Boota Singh Ubhi explores the impact of positive communication with patients.

NHS dentistry: little urgency from government to solve access crisis

The British Dental Association has mourned the government's lack of urgency on reforming NHS dentistry, following a major debate in the House of Commons recently.

Is e-learning the future of dentistry?

Michael Sultan considers the pros and cons of online education.

Tax avoidance: don’t get caught out

Health contractors in a wide range of roles across the sector are being targeted by unscrupulous promoters of tax avoidance schemes.

Interproximal cleaning device with ‘The X Factor’

Philips has announced the launch of a new powered cordless Power Flosser, which is designed to help patients to achieve an effective, consistent and convenient flossing routine, and so improve their...

A year’s worth of dentistry lost, but no urgency from government

The British Dental Association (BDA) has lamented the lack of urgency from government in rebuilding and reforming NHS dentistry, as new data shows a full years’ worth of appointments has now been lost...

The real return on investment with CBCT scanners

David Cunningham, clinical director at Spring Grove Clinic in Glasgow, talks through the ways a CBCT scanner can increase return on investment (ROI) and gives top tips on what to consider.

A third of smoking households in England are living in poverty with rates highest in the North

New analysis of national data commissioned by charity Action on Smoking and Health finds that the proportion of smokers living in poverty is highest in the north and midlands.

New NHS dental contracts for East of England – but some areas still without dental care

New NHS dental contracts have been awarded in areas where people have been struggling to access care.

Dental group gets £25m cash injection for Scottish growth

Clyde Munro Dental Group has been given a further £25m war chest for acquisitions – after getting the green light from its biggest backer for a new funding package.