2020 vision

Peter McCallum takes a look at a challenging 2020 and what the world of orthodontics could expect to come.

Align Technology launches Invisalign Go Plus for general dentists to treat a broader range of patient cases

Align Technology has launched the latest addition to the Invisalign Go system, available to general practitioners in the EMEA region. The new Invisalign Go Plus system further extends the Invisalign...

Dentist opens virtual store to support patients during COVID-19 lockdown

An orthodontist has launched an online store providing patients with essential oral health products amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Dentally Ortho now live

Dentally has announced that its e-Ortho integration for NHS Scotland and new orthodontic assessment forms for dental practices across the UK is now live.  

The European Aligner Society announces the programme for its third congress

The European Aligner Society has announced the line-up for its third congress which will take place in Malta between March 19th and 22nd, 2020.

UK orthodontist is the first dentist to ski to both Poles

The Headsouth challenge will see polar explorers Alan Chambers MBE and Wayne Hoyle lead former England rugby captain Lewis Moody MBE, and a team of ten of the UK’s foremost corporate CEOs, across the...

The Rough Guide to Orthodontics to achieve excellent care

The British Orthodontic Society is offering a one-day course in orthodontics aimed at recently qualified dentists and those new to working in the UK.

Dentists slam race to the bottom, as latest NHS tendering process abandoned

The British Dental Association (BDA) has called for the next government to end competitive tendering across the NHS, after the latest fiasco saw a process for commissioning orthodontic services across...

{my}dentist appoints director of new orthodontic business, {my}orthodontist

{my}dentist, the UK’s leading provider of dental services, has appointed Michelle Shambrook as its first permanent director of {my}orthodontist, its new specialist orthodontic division.

Align Technology announces ‘Digital Excellence Series – Powered by iTero’ for dental professionals across the UK

Align Technology, Inc. has announced that throughout October 2019 it will be hosting the Digital Excellence Series – Powered by iTero, a new event series for dental professionals in the United...

Campaign to alert patients to the dangers of ‘DIY Ortho’ announced at BOC 2019

On 19 September The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) and Oral Health Foundation announced their plans for a national campaign to warn patients about the risks of direct to consumer orthodontics –...

BOS survey reveals number of UK adults seeking orthodontic treatment remains high

New figures released today by the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) reveal that the number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment in the UK remains high.

British Orthodontic Conference 2019

This month’s British Orthodontic Conference, being held at the SEC in Glasgow between 19-21 September, promises something for everyone – and as it takes place in just a couple of weeks, time is fast...

Greg Huang – Northcroft Lecture at British Orthodontic Conference

This year’s British Orthodontic Conference at the SEC in Glasgow, September 19-21, sees Professor Greg Huang from Washington State University delivering the prestigious Northcroft memorial lecture.

Professor Robert Winston to open British Orthodontic Conference

The British Orthodontic Society is delighted to announce that acclaimed IVF pioneer, Professor Robert Winston, is opening and speaking at this year’s British Orthodontic Conference in Glasgow.