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Supporting your dental team through a pandemic

Shaz Memon explains how to keep on top of a crisis.

New preventive approach to dental decision-making welcomed by the BFS

A new approach to oral health in which prevention of dental disease is central to policy and decision-making is necessary, according to minister of health Jo Churchill. Her words are warmly welcomed...

Dentists denied Covid-19 loss-of-earnings claim advised to check their insurance policy

The door has been opened for dental practices and other small businesses to make or resubmit an insurance claim for loss of income arising from Covid-19 restrictions last year. At an appeal hearing...

Recruitment now open for GDC chair and council member

The General Dental Council’s recruitment to fill the roles of chair and council nember is now open, ahead of the terms of office for two of its existing members coming to an end later this year.

The environmental impact

Rebecca Waters discusses how the pandemic has affected the world.

The age of caring

Sarah Bradbury discusses what you should think about when considering social care for the elderly.

Taking up the mantle

A look at the appointment of a new BACD president.

Choosing the right indemnity for you

Diane Rochford discusses the options available to hygienists and therapists.

FGDP, CGDent and RCS England say safety must be the priority

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP) UK, College of General Dentistry (CGDent) and the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England have issued a joint message that...

Supreme Court supports small firms over business interruption insurance claims

January 15, 2021 saw the Supreme Court back many small firms including dental practices over business interruption insurance claims, reports the National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants...

First ever fluoride-containing bioglass toothpaste wins FDA approval

British-developed BioMin F, known in the US as Dr.Collins BioMin Restore Plus, is to be available in the USA.

Covid-19: Regulators’ joint statement and new GDC supplementary advice

A joint statement has been issued by the health and social care regulators in relation to how they have, and will continue to, regulate in light of Covid-19.

Experts warn working class men more at risk of tooth loss and gum disease in third lockdown

The Dental Law Partnership has urged men not to neglect their oral health, as dentist waiting lists mount up in lockdown.

Communication course helps dental teams secure success in 2021

Dentist Barry Oulton shows how to build stronger and more meaningful relationships with patients and why communication is key to connection.

Clyde Munro to continue offering essential treatments through lockdown in Scotland

Scotland’s largest dental group has announced it will continue to provide its patients with essential dental care treatments throughout the second national lockdown.