College Council takes office, with new appointments

The Council of the College of General Dentistry convened for the first time on July 23, 2021, welcoming new members to expand representation across the dental team.

Capital Gains Tax: is clarity coming?

Michael Lansdell discusses the lack of clarity in capital gains tax, and explains the recommendations that have been set forth to amend this

Dentists: Expansion of sugar tax a litmus test for government on prevention

The British Dental Association has backed recommendations set in the second part of the ‘Food Strategy’ to expand the sugar tax to cover foods high in sugar and salt.

Oral health in our coastal communities

Neil Carmichael, chair of the ADG, has responded to the chief medical officer’s annual report on ‘Health in our Coastal Communities’, published recently.

In tribute to Dame Margaret Seward, 1935-2021

The British Dental Association has paid tribute to its former president Dame Margaret Seward, following news of her recent death.

The smarter way

With CEREC Primescan available from Clark Dental, you can revolutionise the way you provide treatment, opening the door to fast, reliable, single-visit dentistry.

GSK: Low consumer awareness of link between good oral healthcare and wider health conditions

A new study by GSK Consumer Healthcare, in partnership with Ipsos, has revealed the need to improve public awareness that good oral care can benefit people’s overall health.

Tooth Fairy finances: Research suggests the cost per tooth is now £3.42 in the UK

The financial experts at Raisin UK have worked out the exact size of the global Tooth Fairy fortune, including why explaining gifting to your children before they become adults is a good idea.

Your NHS dentistry and oral health update

Sara Hurley, chief dental officer England, and Ed Waller, director of primary care NHS England, have recently provided an update regarding self-isolation policies and retuning to work for those who...

This UK summer drink contains double your daily sugar allowance!

Nothing quite relieves the sweltering heat of the day than a crisp cool drink during the summer months. However, to align with fitness goals and progress, many will want to take a further look into...

Wealthwide launches in the UK with a vision to help dentists gain financial freedom and get more out of life

Future-focused financial planning business Wealthwide is officially launched to the UK dental profession on July 15th.

Smoking-related poverty concentrated in the North and Midlands

New analysis of national data commissioned by health charity Action on Smoking and Health finds that three in five of all households containing smokers living in poverty live in the North and...