The ADI thanks its long-serving DCP rep

The Association of Dental Implantology (ADI) is proud to be the go-to organisation for anything related to dental implants in the UK profession. It has only become the hugely successful association...

Rising consumption of tea, coffee, tobacco spurs growth in teeth whitening products

Yahoo! Finance recently shared information from researchandmarket.com’s report, “Teeth Whitening Products Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026".

Disarming a blood-clotting protein prevents gum disease in mice

Blocking function of a blood-clotting protein prevented bone loss from periodontal disease in mice, according to research led by scientists at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial...

NHS England increases activity target to 85 per cent

The British Dental Association (BDA) has condemned the government’s decision to impose “unrealistic” activity targets on NHS dentists during the Omicron wave.

Gum disease increases risk of other illness such as mental health and heart conditions

A University of Birmingham-led study shows an increased risk of patients developing illnesses including mental ill-health and heart conditions if they have a GP-inputted medical history of periodontal...

Is there a link between dementia and missing teeth?

Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA) has identified a potential risk factor for dementia that can be found in the mouth.

GC’s ‘towards simplification in dentistry’ online congress

The choice of materials in dentistry is seemingly endless.

Stem cells from teeth could help treat depression

Dental pulp taken from the centre of extracted teeth is being tested as a way to treat depression in a new trial, following a theory that stem cells in the pulp may help to encourage the formation of...

Mandatory vaccination plans set to devastate dental services

The British Dental Association (BDA) has warned fast-tracked parliamentary approval of mandatory vaccination of healthcare workers is set to have a calamitous impact on dental services already...

Students offer free dentistry

The University of Portsmouth Dental Academy has been offering free dental care to homeless people.

Burden of business rates in England alleviated – a bit

Michael Lansdell explores how the October budget will affect businesses in the coming years.

BADN AGM 80 + 1 anniversary drinks reception

The British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) was delighted to be able to hold both its 2021 annual general meeting (AGM) and its delayed 80th anniversary drinks reception on November 23, 2021, at...