Training and education

Dental students to train on ‘lifelike’ mouth models

Dental models with the tactile qualities of real mouths will be used to train the next generation of dentists thanks to new research by Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and the University of...

King’s Dentistry holds international QS second-place ranking

Dentistry at King’s College London has maintained its exceptional standing in the QS World University rankings and once again is ranked second in the world. The faculty now holds a hat-trick for its...

CIOSP 2019: São Paulo hosts the largest annual dentistry congress in the world

More than 200 companies from the Brazilian dental sector announced innovations in products and technology at the 37th annual iteration of CIOSP (International Congress of Dentistry in São Paulo).

ADI Study Club – Maximising Aesthetics

Martin Wanendeya, principal of Ten Dental +Facial, will be among the speakers presenting ADI Study Clubs this year.

Top of the class for Emma – Prestige Dental award for top student at Eastman Institute

It was celebrations all round on Wednesday, December 5 when all 26 students successfully graduated in their Postgrad MSc in Restorative Dental Practice at UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London...

GDC changes quality assurance for dentists’ education and training

In Shifting the Balance, as part of an increased emphasis on upstream regulation designed to focus more on the prevention of harm to patients, the General Dental Council (GDC) made a commitment to...

Space Available for dentists to join Eastman Dental Hospital’s ‘Periodontal Disease in General Dental Practice’

Starting this December this eight-day modular course, which includes patient contact, is led by consultants in restorative dentistry.

DDU introduces social media e-learning course

The DDU (Dental Defence Union) has launched a new e-learning course to help dental professionals use social media ethically and effectively, without experiencing career-damaging pitfalls.

FGDP(UK) publishes revised Standards in Dentistry

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has published the second edition of Standards in Dentistry, its flagship publication for general dental practitioners and their teams which acts as...

Revealed: Medicine and dentistry degrees have the best ‘value for money’

Students studying medicine and dentistry, it has been found, are the most likely among students to rate their own degree highest in terms of ‘value for money’.

University works with dental implant team to introduce new programme

The University of Salford has gone into partnership with a leading dental implant team to introduce a new postgraduate programme.

Simplyhealth host free NHS webinar

Presented by Len D’Cruz, owner of a six surgery practice in Woodford Green which is part of the NHS new contract prototypes, the free NHS webinar and Q&A session will provide a succinct overview of...

Almost 2,200 DCPs still not CPD-compliant with just one week to deadline

On July 31 2018 almost 36,000 dental care professionals (DCPs) reached the end of their five-year CPD cycle, and each of them need to have submitted their CPD statement to the General Dental Council...

Align Technology initiates first Invisalign Digital Smile Awareness Days to drive digital clear aligner therapy

To date, over 5.5 million patients have been treated with the Invisalign system and more than 6.3 million iTero orthodontic scans have been carried out worldwide.

New data comparison tool shows increase in dental clinical academic staffing levels

The Dental Schools Council has launched its annual report on the state of the dental clinical academic workforce, which this year is supported by a new interactive tool that will ensure easier data...