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Penny pinching on HPV ‘catch-up programme’ for boys will cost lives, says BDA

The BDA have lambasted the government for failing to back a catch-up programme to protect up to two million boys still in school from the human papillomavirus (HPV) – as new data shows nearly one in five school-aged girls have missed out on the vaccine.

Published: Monday, December 10, 2018

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Dentists win clarity on 24-month appointment plans

The British Dental Association Scotland has welcomed clarity from the Scottish Government that it will not proceed with 24-month recall intervals for ‘low risk’ patients by default.

Published: Thursday, December 6, 2018

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Don’t pay for a whiter smile with your dental health

A leading North East dentist has warned that quick fix tooth whitening is not the answer for those aiming for a brighter smile.

Published: Thursday, December 6, 2018

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Is it time to take energy drinks off the menu for kids?

The British Dental Association has expressed dismay that government advisors have concluded there is insufficient evidence to warrant a ban on sale of energy drinks to children.

Published: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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Good complaints handling less stressful for dentists and more transparent for patients

Dental defence organisation, MDDUS, is one of 28 leading dental sector bodies who have jointly developed a new profession-wide complaints handling initiative.

Published: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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Uplifts: Inexcusable delays place services in peril claim BDA

The British Dental Association has received confirmation that dentists in England will get a 1.68 per cent uplift in their December pay run, which should be seen in early January 2019.

Published: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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