Kerr’s 130th anniversary special offer - just for you!

In celebration of Kerr’s 130th birthday, the company is offering customers the chance to earn up to 50 per cent of orders back in free goods – and that is on top of existing buy-get promotions!

MPs vote for rise in NI to help fund health and social care

MPS have voted 319 to 248 for a 1.25 percentage point rise in National Insurance for workers and employers to help fund health and social care.

HMRC Announcement re Associates’ Tax Status

The employment status of dental associates has been discussed many times in recent years. Up until now, associates had always been covered by HMRC Guidance.

Finalists announced for LaingBuisson Awards 2021

The LaingBuisson Awards 2021 offer a prestigious recognition of organisations, teams and individuals who are setting new standards of excellence in health and social care.

Largest worldwide consumer oral health awareness survey reveals the best tooth-brushers, worst habits and most smile satisfaction

A new worldwide consumer oral health awareness survey across 15 countries, including the UK, has revealed an amazing snapshot of oral health, habits, concerns and desires across the globe.

Surge in smoking among young adults during lockdown

The number of 18-34 year-olds who smoke increased by 25 per cent in England during the first lockdown, according to a study published today in the journal Addiction and funded by Cancer Research UK.

Tele-dentistry a viable option for replacing in-person initial consultations, new study finds

A study has found that tele-dentistry may be a valid option for first stage triage or follow-up consultations, saving patients attending clinics in person.

New figures show workforce crisis as number of NHS dentists fall across the whole of England

The Association of Dental Groups (ADG) has recently responded to the publication of the Annual Report of NHS Dental Statistics for England 2020-2021.

Four in 10 dental surgeons say it will take at least a year to clear the backlog from Covid-19

A quarter (25 per cent) of respondents said that most patients on their waiting lists are children.

If you’re transferring a share of a rental property to save tax, be aware of a stamp duty surprise

Michael Lansdell explains how stamp duty land tax can catch out those who are looking to save on income tax and capital gains tax.

Rapid makeover

Richard Brown describes how he treated a patient with microdontia and crowding, delivering a minimally invasive outcome within just three appointments.

GSK Consumer Healthcare leads oral care industry with launch of its first carbon neutral toothbrush

Over 3.6 billion plastic toothbrushes are purchased every single year, with the average person using 300 in their lifetime. Unfortunately, roughly 80 per cent of these end up in the sea.