GDC supports government’s new proposals to amend legislation on international routes to registration

Following work with the General Dental Council (GDC), the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has recently launched a consultation on its plans to amend the legislation governing routes to...

Government dragging heels as 1,000s of overseas dentists left unable to practise during access crisis

The British Dental Association (BDA) has called on ministers and the dental regulator to deliver rapid change to laws governing tests for overseas dentists, after covid restrictions have left...

BOS releases teledentistry guidance

The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) has recently released its guidance on teledentistry and remote interactions in orthodontic care.

Dental Protection member successfully fights vicarious liability claim at Court of Appeal

Dental Protection member Raj Rattan has successfully challenged a vicarious liability claim at the Court of Appeal – an outcome that will benefit many practice owners in England and Wales.

For 80 minutes that really count, first tackle oral health

With rugby fans across Europe excited about the upcoming Six Nations, few realise – from players to supporters – that healthy teeth and gums could help determine who dominates the scrum.

Breaking down the language barrier

A look at the benefits of a bilingual dental team when establishing a new practice.

Gold For Kids – a small amount makes a huge difference

Dental scrap metal is possibly not currently top of your practice agenda. What does the money that you occasionally receive on unwanted or broken crowns, bridges, PFMs, PFGs or other precious or...

New mobile oral health pilot scheme to help tackle tooth decay amongst disadvantaged children in the capital

London based charity, the Dental Wellness Trust, is piloting a new LiveSmart oral health screening and varnish programme at two schools in North London to help tackle the capital’s tooth decay crisis...

Colgate launches ‘HappyHabits’ campaign in partnership with dentist Monik Vasant and Dr Alex George

A survey of 2,000 people, commissioned by Colgate, revealed a decline in daily oral care routines as a result of lockdown.

BioMin supports research into oral health care

BioMin Technologies Ltd, manufacturer of BioMin F, BioMin C and BioMin F for Kids toothpastes, is delighted to support research in oral health care by sponsoring the annual BSDHT poster competition.

The last bite (February)

Stephen Hancocks provides a round-up of some recent news stories in dentistry, discussing fudge, modelling and kissing.

Mandatory vaccination: dentistry set to face collateral damage despite U-turn

The British Dental Association (BDA) has welcomed the government's move to open a consultation on ending mandatory vaccination, but stressed that collateral damage among the workforce remains...