Oral health

Covid-19, dentistry education and mouth cancer

When lockdown hit the UK, dentists closed, and head and neck cancer checks at patients’ routine dental appointments ceased to exist. Dentists are open again, though running a vastly reduced service...

Dentists facing uphill struggle, as missed appointments top 14m

The British Dental Association has warned dentists face an uphill struggle to restore services unless government is willing to support costs for new equipment that could radically expand patient...

Safe airflow education in a brave new world

EMS and the Swiss Dental Academy (SDA) are delighted to announce that their ever-popular Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) events are back on track, with new protocols to ensure everyone’s safety.

Masterclass events back on track

EMS and the Swiss Dental Academy (SDA) have announced that their Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) events are back on track, with new protocols to ensure everyone’s safety.

Get your baby to the dentist by their first birthday, says TV’s Dr Ranj

BSPD’s Dental Check by One campaign is being reinvigorated thanks to a video with BAFTA award-winning TV presenter Dr Ranj. Hosted on the new BSPD Kidsvids page, the video joins three others starring...

Delaying a trip to the dentist comes at a high price, says Unum Dental

Without regular preventative care, patients can face average costs of over £500 for major restorative treatment, according to new data from Unum Dental.

Leading UK dental bodies launch campaign to drive routine screening for erosive tooth wear as part of oral examinations

Andrei Gutierrez, expert marketing manager at GSK, discusses the importance of checking for erosive tooth wear.

Two high profile advocates for community water fluoridation appointed to the British Fluoridation Society

The British Fluoridation Society is delighted to announce that two highly experienced advocates for community water fluoridation are now working with the society. Alan Johnson, former Labour MP and a...

Local Government Association: Nearly 180 operations a day to remove rotten teeth in children

Latest figures showing nearly 45,000 hospital operations to remove rotten teeth in children and teenagers – equating to 177 a day – have led councils to warn of a potential post-coronavirus surge of...

Research reveals the urgent need to grow access to dentistry

Unprecedented levels of decay and periodontal disease, dental health neglect, lockdown overindulgence and life-threatening diagnoses missed – these are just some of the predictions for the UK’s dental...

Homeless dental care hit hard by pandemic

Jill Harding, of dental charity Dentaid, reveals how fund and operations have been impacted by COVID-19, leaving the homeless and vulnerable without invaluable dental care.

A new, unprecedented era in brushing with the Oral-B iO

Oral-B, #1 Dentist Recommended Brand Worldwide, today unveils a new, unprecedented era in brushing with the introduction of its most advanced rechargeable electric toothbrush: Oral-B iO.