Training and Education

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...

University’s head of dentistry wins award for his outstanding research

The University of Birmingham’s head of the School of Dentistry, Professor Iain Chapple, has received a prestigious award to recognise his outstanding research in periodontal disease.

Free online CPD: Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice for dental teams

FGDP(UK) is making dentists aware of an e-learning resource on offering brief advice to dental patients about their alcohol consumption. The free resource, developed by Public Health England, provides...

Training Triumph

“Amazing training, amazing team. Being able to work on every chair and delivery system, plus having the support of Karen and David (A-dec trainers) was so useful.”