Returning to normal?

Nigel Jones explores whether NHS dentistry will return to the way it was before the pandemic – and questions if anyone wants it to.

New oral and maxillofacial centre opens

A new, expert-led dedicated oral and maxillofacial centre will open in the heart of London’s Harley Street Medical Area. The Centre for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery will have eight leading...

Dental group breaks the 50-practice milestone following latest acquisition

A rapidly growing dental group has become the first to own more than 50 practices in Scotland – and is vowing to continue its unrelenting pace of growth.

Sign up deadline approaching for DCPs on ARF pay by instalments option

Dental care professionals who wish to pay their Annual Retention Fee (ARF) by instalments have just one week left to sign up.

The risk of company mobile phones

Michael Lansdell covers what you need to know.

Government must face up to the workforce challenge to stop “dental deserts” in England

Neil Carmichael, chair of the Association of Dental Groups, has responded to the Healthwatch England report on dentistry yesterday and this morning’s debate in the House of Commons on oral health and...

Dentists warn of exodus from service, as access crisis deepens with 30m appointments missed

The British Dental Association has urged government to set out a clear route map for reform and relaxation of covid restrictions, as new survey data points to an exodus from the service as the access...

Patient loyalty post-pandemic

Nicolas Coomber explains that it might be easier to achieve than you think.

Ensuring compliance and quality assurance

Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is now the UK’s standalone medicines and medical device regulator. This means that any...

Policy consensus to make inroads toward securing a cavity-free future

The Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future has published A Global Consensus for achieving a dental cavity-free future, a comprehensive collection of policy recommendations that if adopted by both dental...

New study reveals AGPs don’t increase risk of catching Covid-19

A new study’s findings dispel the misconception that patients and providers are at high risk of catching Covid-19 at the dentist’s office.

QCS launches pre-registration pack

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS), a leading provider of content, guidance and policies for the dental sector, has created a pre-registration pack for new dental practices.