Scientists investigate using tissue regeneration to replace root canal treatments

A new study has explored the regenerative properties of a novel technology with applications beyond the mouth.

Two-thirds of the public support raising the sale age to create a smokefree generation

A YouGov poll for Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) found that 67 per cent of people in England back the prime minister’s plans to create a smokefree generation by raising the age of sale so that it...

Reducing the likelihood of secondary caries development

A look at the treatment options available.

Inaugural career development fellowship awarded

The British Fluoridation Society (BFS) is pleased to announce that its first career development fellowship has been awarded to Patrick Quinn, principal dental surgeon for County Kerry, Ireland.

£5m upgrade: University unveils dental school transformation

The University of Portsmouth Dental Academy officially opened its refurbished facilities at a launch event on December 1, 2023.

Ultra-processed foods linked to a higher risk of mouth cancer

Eating more ultra-processed foods (UPFs) may be associated with a higher risk of developing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract (including the mouth, throat and oesophagus), according to a new...

The new face of orthodontics

Stuart Clark discusses integrating new technologies into your workflow.

Only 34 per cent of oral health professionals always offer preventative care advice to patients, says research

Haleon, a world-leading consumer health company, together with the College of General Dentistry, the standard-setting professional body for dental health professionals, has launched the Dental Health...

Nearly two-thirds of people in Wales support raising the age of sale for tobacco

Plans to phase out tobacco smoking for the next generation are overwhelmingly supported by the people of Wales, new data reveals today.  

Clawback forces practice to reduce NHS service

A dental clinic in Harrogate has announced it is reducing its NHS provision from 2024 due to financial issues.

Invest in your career, and it can pay you back

Fazeela Khan-Osborne considers how implant training can add value to your role.

Teesside nurseries donate a toothbrush to every child in bid to tackle decaying teeth in toddlers

North East nursery provider Rosedene Nurseries, has embarked on a dental health project after finding out that one in four children living in Teesside have decaying teeth before the age of five.

Derby tackles underage vape sales in new documentary

Derby City Council’s Trading Standards team are back keeping young people safe in their latest operation against sales of vapes to under 18s.

Bristol practice reopens following community outcry

Following a campaign by the local community, a Bristol dental surgery is set to reopen.

New chapter for UK’s oldest dental practice

A dental practice widely acknowledged by historians and dentistry experts as being the oldest in the United Kingdom is celebrating a new chapter in its long and proud history.