Training and Education

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.

Innovative dental collaboration in the interests of child patients in Yorkshire and the Humber

The selection process takes place in Leeds this month for 12 dentists who will be allocated places on a new paediatric dentistry training programme in Yorkshire and the Humber.

College of General Dentistry appoints new ambassadors

The College of General Dentistry is delighted to announce the further development of its ‘college ambassadors’ scheme with the appointment of two new ambassadors – Professor Jason Leitch CBE and...

GDC thematic review on preparedness for practice finds no safety concerns

The General Dental Council (GDC) has published the findings from its first education quality assurance thematic review, which focused on the preparedness for practice of UK-trained dental students at...

The UK’s dental schools and dental hospitals join forces to find innovative solutions to the complex challenges presented by COVID-19

Dental education has been one of the most severely affected clinical professions by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is because of the fine water clouds that drilling teeth can sometimes create.

'Students feel happy we have not cut them off' – dental teaching in a pandemic

When COVID-19 disrupted all our lives, the Dental Nursing Academy was one of many organisations to embrace the digital platform as a way to continue its support for students.

Align Technology supports dental professionals with educational webinars

Align Technology has curated a series of educational webinars addressed to dental professionals.

Succeeding together in tomorrow’s dentistry

For the first time ever, Ivoclar Vivadent will hold its International Expert Symposium (IES) as an online event.

Dentists face race against time to deliver COVID-19 training

Dentists redeployed to England's urgent dental care centres are signing up to a new online resource to prepare for practice.

Virtual festival aims to help dentistry bounce back

A virtual dental festival designed to support practices as they reopen is taking place later this month.

Ruby Wax helps dental world ‘surf the wave’ of the COVID-19 crisis in hit Update Webinar

Entertainer and mental health expert Ruby Wax added a calming touch to the on-going crisis for dentists and their teams in a hugely successful webinar yesterday (Friday 1 May).

CDO England’s COVID-19 webinar: exit strategy for dentistry will need to be agile to respond to second wave

Any exit strategy for dentistry from the current crisis needs to be agile enough to respond to a second wave of COVID-19 and maintain sufficient ‘urgent dental care headroom’.