Oral health

SDF for effective treatment of dental caries in children

A comprehensive set of resources to support the use of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) as a treatment to arrest dental caries in the primary dentition is available on the BSPD website.

Sugary drinks harmful to women's heart health

Drinking one or more sugary beverages a day was associated with a nearly 20% greater likelihood of women having a cardiovascular disease compared to women who rarely or never drank sugary beverages.

COVID-19 Recovery – Now is the time for strong leadership

The end is coming and now is the time to show strong leadership so that you can thrive post COVID-19.

TV's Dr Ranj gets children brushing teeth

TV's Dr Ranj has teamed up with the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry to launch a new campaign to get the UK's children into healthy toothbrushing habits.

Dentists will need to ‘push the reset button’ to rid the fear factor for patients post-lockdown

Dentists will need to push the reset button to rid the fear factor for patients due to COVID-19.

Philips Oral Healthcare get patients into #habits4life

Philips Oral Healthcare is a sponsor of National Smile Month and is reactivating is #habits4life campaign for 2020 due to its success last year.

Rock musician-turned-dentist calls on famous pals to raise money for hospice

A musician who retrained as a dentist after playing alongside various superstars is now raising money for the Scots hospice where his sister died.  

BSPD award for ‘inspirational’ dentist building a brighter future for children

The inspirational winner of BSPD’s 2020 Outstanding Innovation Award is Community Dental Officer Linzi Maybin for her Happy Teeth project. Based in Yorkshire and Humber, Happy Teeth is geared to...

UK dentistry’s top 10 dental Instagram stars go live in NHS fundraiser

UK dentistry’s biggest Instagram influencers are going live to share the secrets of their success in an online NHS fundraiser.

The challenges dentists face in the changing oral health landscape

Ben Atkins will be addressing the issues facing dentistry caused by the coronavirus crisis in an upcoming free webinar.

Avoid dangerous play to protect kids' teeth, parents told

Parents are being urged by a dentist to stop their children playing dangerous games during lockdown in order to avoid a dental emergency.  

Lack of urgent dental care hubs leaves patients at risk

A London dentist has warned that patients may turn to DIY dentistry amid the COVID-19 crisis.