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Introducing Fizz-Free February

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) is encouraging dentists to support Fizz-Free February, a new campaign to encourage people to give up fizzy drinks for a month.

Published: Friday, February 15, 2019

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Charity warning over new telephone scam

The Oral Health Foundation is issuing advice for people calling its Dental Helpline service following an online telephone scam that tricks victims into being charged premium rates.

Published: Thursday, February 14, 2019

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4.5 million workers put off seeing a dentist because they don’t have the time

Bupa research has found that over 4.5 million workers have put off a visit to the dentist because of time constraints. 

Published: Thursday, February 14, 2019

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Research published on post-Brexit intentions of EEA-qualified dental professionals

New research was published today on the post-Brexit intentions of EEA-qualified dental professionals working in the UK. With almost one in five UK dentists, and around the same proportion of new applicants to the professional register each year, having qualified in the EEA, the General Dental Council (GDC) commissioned independent research to help understand the potential impact of Brexit on the UK registers of dental professionals.

Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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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).

Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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BDA statement: £12 slashed from care for every man, woman and child in England since 2010

Government contributions to NHS dentistry have fallen by nearly a third, as charges provide cover for cuts. The British Dental Association has responded to new figures revealing the full scale of cuts to NHS dentistry in England, stating the approach is now fuelling an access crisis and undermining the government’s stated commitment to prevention.

Published: Monday, February 11, 2019

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