Politics

Oral health in children referenced in NHS Long Term plan

The inclusion of children’s oral health in the NHS Long Term Plan, published yesterday, is welcomed by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry which has been campaigning for oral health to be...

EU Exit: Implications for the dental workforce

Ian Brack, chief executive and registrar of the General Dental Council, discusses the impact Brexit will have on the dental workforce in the UK.

An ‘avoidance’ budget from fearful Phil

This year’s Budget Speech was the first to be delivered on a Monday since 1962. It had been suggested that the reason for this was so that the Chancellor of the Exchequer did not have to perform after...

MP visits mydentist Romsey to discuss future of NHS dentistry

Immigration minister and Romsey and Southampton MP, Caroline Nokes, has visited mydentist Romsey to discuss key issues facing the sector.

New dental contract to expand after successful pilot reduces tooth decay

New prevention-focused approach to providing NHS dental care has led to improvements in oral health and has seen patients take greater control of their own dental care.