The Dentist Magazine.

Children’s oral health initiative returns

The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) is thrilled to announce the return of its First Smiles initiative, bringing oral health education to young children in their own classrooms.

Published: 16/03/2017

Read More

Smiles all round

One of Cardiff’s leading dental practices has invested heavily to transform its surgery and expand its high-end medical and cosmetic treatments.

Published: 16/03/2017

Read More

Expansion into Europe

Young Innovations, a leading dental manufacturer, is driving its involvement in Europe forward.

Published: 16/03/2017

Read More

Charity raises smiles for Togolese school children

Children at Akato Primary School in Togo, West Africa, have been given a huge reason to smile following a donation of educational materials by the Oral Health Foundation.

Published: 15/03/2017

Read More

MDDUS urges Lord Chancellor to pause the discount rate change

Commenting further on the impact on the NHS and individual clinicians in general following the Lord Chancellor’s decision to reduce the discount rate, MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny said, "The Chancellor’s confirmation...

Published: 15/03/2017

Read More

First in Europe for dentistry

Dentistry at King’s College London has again been ranked first in the UK and has risen to first place in Europe in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.

Published: 15/03/2017

Read More

Cancer Research UK responds to the latest NHS England cancer waiting times data

Emma Greenwood, director of policy at Cancer Research UK, said, “Figures for January are the worst ever performance against this crucial cancer target – which has now been missed annually for three...

Published: 15/03/2017

Read More

Revenue through ‘sugar tax’ falls short of original forecast

Responding to the Spring Budget announcement, the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) is cautiously optimistic that it appears the proposed sugar levy on soft drinks has had the desired...

Published: 15/03/2017

Read More

Above-inflation increases in NHS charges

The British Dental Association Wales has strongly criticised above-inflation increases in NHS dental charges from the Welsh Government.

Published: 15/03/2017

Read More

Outstanding achievement

On March 20, 2017, Allan J. Formicola, dean emeritus of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM), will receive a William J. Gies Award for outstanding achievement as a dental educator...

Published: 15/03/2017

Read More

Implementing policy on sugar reduction

The Westminster Food and Nutrition Forum is holding a seminar in Central London on Thursday, April 27, to discuss ‘Implementing policy on sugar reduction – reformulation, consumer choices and regulation’.

Published: 13/03/2017

Read More

Needlestick safety survey

Clinical waste and needlestick safety expert Initial Medical is running an online survey in conjunction with the British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN), into the incidence of needlestick injuries amongst dental nurses...

Published: 09/03/2017

Read More

Spring Budget 2017: The key announcements for dentists

Following strong representations, the Chancellor announced that there would be a deferral on the implementation of HMRC’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) strategy for businesses.

Published: 09/03/2017

Read More

Further growth in healthcare team

Paul Werrell has joined the healthcare team at Veale Wasbrough Vizards (VWV) as a partner.

Published: 08/03/2017

Read More

Welcome to the team

Surgery Express has announced that it has added the innovative implant systems from TBR to its eclectic range of essential dental supplies. 

Published: 08/03/2017

Read More

Root canal treatments overhauled through new device

A new method of detecting bacteria during root canal treatments could eradicate the need for follow up appointments and prevent treatments from failing, according to a study published today in the Journal...

Published: 08/03/2017

Read More

Online platform for digital dentistry

Connect Dental Campus (connectdentalcampus.co.uk) is the latest online resource from Henry Schein Dental. 

Published: 08/03/2017

Read More

Volunteering team returns from Samos

Dentaid’s first volunteering team has returned from the Greek island of Samos where they have been providing emergency dental treatment for refugees.

Published: 08/03/2017

Read More

Capita fiasco

The British Dental Association (BDA) has called on MPs to hold NHS subcontractor Capita accountable for administrative failings that are preventing hundreds of NHS dentists from earning a living – putting their...

Published: 08/03/2017

Read More

Unique film tackles tooth decay

Devonport children and parents were treated to a special screening of a unique film aimed at tackling the city’s growing tooth decay problem.

Published: 06/03/2017

Read More

A world first

A North East dentist has become the first in the world to hold two of the industry’s highest honours.

Published: 06/03/2017

Read More

GDC seeking new council members

The General Dental Council (GDC) is seeking up to two new dental professional members and four lay members to join the council.

Published: 06/03/2017

Read More

Honorary fellowship marks 70th Anniversary

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal is to receive an honorary fellowship of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons in recognition of her strong commitment to children’s...

Published: 06/03/2017

Read More

Against the odds

Georgina Cartwright of Croydon Orthodontic Practice was praised for her outstanding patient care when she was presented with the Against the Odds trophy at a British Orthodontic Society meeting in London.

Published: 06/03/2017

Read More

BDA Wales wins concessions on higher fees and red tape

The British Dental Association Wales has secured substantial amendments to the new government regulations on private dentistry in Wales, including those to ensure single-handed practitioners are not onerously burdened by annual fees...

Published: 03/03/2017

Read More

New rules on personal injury claims

The Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss, recently announced a cut to the discount rate applied to personal injury claims from 2.5-0.75 per cent.

Published: 03/03/2017

Read More

Health and wellbeing for dental professionals, practices and patients

A brand new online platform has launched in dentistry to provide advice and support surrounding the health and wellbeing of clinicians, practices and patients alike. 

Published: 03/03/2017

Read More

Pressures of practice pushing dentists to the brink

The pressure of dental practice, including increasing patient demands, business worries and rising complaints and claims, is pushing some practitioners to the brink, the Dental Defence Union (DDU) has warned.

Published: 03/03/2017

Read More

BDA – “Help us make regulation work for the profession”

The British Dental Association (BDA) has launched a wide-ranging consultation on what the profession wants from regulation, with a pledge to push for a system that works for dentists and patients.

Published: 03/03/2017

Read More

Making implants accessible

Dentists in Great Britain seeking high performing, but affordable, dental implants can now partner with Anthogyr Limited to make implant treatment more accessible to patients. 

Published: 03/03/2017

Read More

Changing perspectives

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association’s 74th Annual Meeting will be held in Colorado Springs on March 13-18, 2017.

Published: 03/03/2017

Read More