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Exclusive event in London

Ivoclar Vivadent UK & Ireland has announced the return of world renowned removable expert, Jiro Abe, who will be delivering a course on his Suction Effective Mandibular Complete Denture (SEMCD) impression technique.

Published: 18/07/2017

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Osteology comes to London in 2018

The international chairman, Christer Dahlin and the national chairman, Nikos Dons, are delighted to outline plans for the third National Osteology Symposium in the UK.

Published: 18/07/2017

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Oral health challenge reveals dental profession’s knowledge gap

The OH! Challenge has indicated knowledge gaps among the dental profession on a number of oral health topics, with an average knowledge score of just 51 per cent.

Published: 14/07/2017

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Technician ordered to pay over £10k for illegal tooth whitening

A former dental technician has been ordered to pay more than £10,000 after being convicted of offering tooth whitening illegally. 

Published: 14/07/2017

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Three new surgeries for Moldova

International dental charity Dentaid has sent three new surgeries to replace old and broken dental equipment in Moldova.

Published: 14/07/2017

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No link found between academic test results and early oral cleft surgery

Researchers have often suspected that early exposure to surgery and anaesthesia is linked to cognitive impairment later in life.

Published: 14/07/2017

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Local dentist looks to fill a gap in the market thanks to funding from Santander

Gainsborough-based dentist Irfan Khokhar has purchased his first dental practice having received £665,500 in funding from Santander Business Banking.

Published: 13/07/2017

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Want to go digital?

Run in association with Dentsply Sirona, Henry Schein Dental’s popular ‘Go Digital’ evening events are set for an autumn programme running in the UK and Ireland.

Published: 13/07/2017

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A triumph with dentists

An event showcasing a global step-change in dental bone grafting techniques has been hailed a "triumph" by more than 50 of the UK's leading dentists.

Published: 13/07/2017

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Prize draw winner announced

Congratulations to Katy Slatford of Castle Vets, based in Reading, who has won a luxury two night stay at Gleneagles as part of Braemar Finance’s 25th anniversary celebrations.

Published: 13/07/2017

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Getting to grips with national shortage of dental academics

The British Dental Association (BDA) has responded to news from the Dental Schools Council (DSC) that suggests that dental academic staffing levels appear to be recovering after a long period of decline.

Published: 13/07/2017

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Renowned lecturer to speak in London

Internationally renowned lecturer and trainer, David González from Madrid, will be coming to London to share his extensive expertise this September.

Published: 13/07/2017

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New-look faculty board announced

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has announced new board members, following elections earlier this year, who were confirmed in post at the new board’s inaugural meeting on Friday, June 30,...

Published: 13/07/2017

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Opening soon

Rodericks Dental Ltd has announced that it has recently been commissioned by NHS England Central Midlands to provide a new dental service in Spalding, Lincolnshire.

Published: 13/07/2017

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A great leap forward for public health education

Last May 12, 27 EFP-affiliated national societies of periodontology jointly celebrated European Gum Health Day 2017, an international awareness day that succeeded in putting gum health in the spotlight.

Published: 12/07/2017

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Could bruxism be a sign of bullying?

New research has revealed that adolescents who suffer from bullying are far more likely to grind their teeth in their sleep, a sign which could help parents identify victimised children sooner.

Published: 12/07/2017

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Study finds increased risk of dental decay in children breastfed beyond two years of age

A new study carried out to understand the effect of breastfeeding on children’s teeth has found there is a higher risk of dental caries if breastfeeding continues for two years or more.

Published: 12/07/2017

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Regulator publishes annual report

The regulator of dental professionals, the General Dental Council (GDC) published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2016 on July 11.

Published: 12/07/2017

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Recognised qualifications more important than ever

One of the UK’s leading dental academies has said that recognised postgraduate qualifications will be paramount to the industry in future years.

Published: 11/07/2017

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The John Zamet Memorial Prize

The John Zamet Memorial Prize in Periodontal Research is offered in association with the Alpha Omega London Chapter and Charitable Trust

Published: 11/07/2017

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New surgical procedure to successfully treat peri-implantitis

Peri-implantitis is an irreversible inflammatory disease that is commonly caused by plaque and biofilm that accumulates on the exterior of a dental implant.

Published: 11/07/2017

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Raising awareness of breast cancer

Henry’s Angels, a group of volunteers from Henry Schein UK, supported the MoonWalk London in 2017 for the sixth year running.

Published: 11/07/2017

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Clinical academic staffing levels on the rise in dentistry

In positive news for UK dentistry, the new Dental Schools Council survey of clinical academic staffing levels shows that numbers of dental clinical academics appear to be recovering after a period of...

Published: 11/07/2017

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Health unions call for the government to act on public sector pay

Seventeen unions representing employees and staff across the NHS have today expressed anger and deep disappointment at the government's failure to deal with the ongoing public sector pay crisis.

Published: 07/07/2017

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Ditch the junk

Oral health campaigners welcomed new regulations from the Committee of Advertising Practice clamping down on junk food advertising aimed at children, hailing it as a significant step forward in improving the oral...

Published: 07/07/2017

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Dental Directory acquires Torque Orthodontics

Dental Directory has acquired the independent, specialist supplier of orthodontic products Torque Orthodontics based in Shipley, West Yorkshire, which supplies products to orthodontists and dentists in private and NHS practices, hospitals and...

Published: 07/07/2017

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London’s dental disgrace

More than half of London children – nearly one million children in total – have not been seen by an NHS dentist in the past year.

Published: 07/07/2017

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Smiles all ‘round: children’s oral health improving in Wales

A new report, published today, shows the proportion of five-year-old children with poor dental health in Wales is continuing to fall, with children from the most deprived backgrounds seeing the biggest reduction...

Published: 07/07/2017

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50th anniversary graduation reunion

The class of 1966/67 from King’s College Hospital Dental School reunited at Horsted Place Hotel, Sussex, in May, rekindling old friendships, remembering lost and absent friends and celebrating 50 years of diverse...

Published: 06/07/2017

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Child-friendly services require child-focused terminology

A call for the terminology of dental appointments to be made more sensitive to the needs of children has been made by Jenny Harris, a member of the BSPD executive and the...

Published: 06/07/2017

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Online learning to comply with changes to CPD requirements

MDDUS is reminding dentists that they will be required to complete a personal development plan as part of new enhanced continuing professional development scheme (ECPD) announced by the General Dental Council (GDC).

Published: 06/07/2017

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Supporting dental outreach for Moldavan children

Henry Schein Dental UK supported a dental team from the United States led by Burton Horwitz, of the University of North Carolina, which has volunteered every year for the past 15 years...

Published: 06/07/2017

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Dental experts Philippines bound

Two dental experts from Plymouth University Peninsula School of Dentistry are to join a small team of professionals volunteering for Dentaid, to bring oral healthcare, treatments and information to one of the...

Published: 06/07/2017

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Third annual European Carriere Symposium

Henry Schein Orthodontics, the orthodontics business of Henry Schein, Inc., has announced its third annual European Carriere Symposium, to take place on September 14-16, 2017, in Barcelona, Spain, at Hotel W.

Published: 06/07/2017

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Rapid growth across Western Europe

Ethoss Regeneration Ltd has further expanded its reach in the global dental market after signing a series of new distribution and partnership deals across Western Europe.

Published: 06/07/2017

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The risks of clinical photography

Technological advancements are not without risk and this is particularly the case when using mobile devices to take clinical photographs, the Dental Defence Union (DDU) explained recently.

Published: 06/07/2017

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GDC response to the PSA annual report

Commenting on the PSA report, Matthew Hill, executive director for strategy at the General Dental Council, said, “We fully support the need to modernise professional healthcare regulation to better protect patients and...

Published: 04/07/2017

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Velodrome fundraiser

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to whizz round the Olympic velodrome like Laura Trott or Jason Kenny, Bridge2Aid’s latest fundraiser gives you the chance to see for yourself. 

Published: 04/07/2017

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Dentists and opinion leaders meet in Las Vegas

More than 95 leading keynote speakers have confirmed their participation in the upcoming Dentsply Sirona World 2017, taking place in Las Vegas on September 14-16.

Published: 04/07/2017

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Prosecution and fine for illegal tooth whitening

A woman has been fined hundreds of pounds after admitting to carrying out tooth whitening illegally on members of the public, following a prosecution by the General Dental Council (GDC).

Published: 04/07/2017

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Release of new eyewash station

Taub Products, a long-time manufacturer of dental laboratory and restorative products, has introduced a low-profile emergency eyewash station that adapts to a wide range of office and laboratory faucets.

Published: 04/07/2017

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New executive director of Osteology Foundation

Kristian Tersar has been appointed new executive director of the Osteology Foundation. He is looking forward to working towards the continuous growth of the foundation on a global level and, in particular,...

Published: 04/07/2017

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Provisional meeting programme announced for BSODR 2017

A provisional programme for the British Society for Oral and Dental Research’s 2017 Annual Meeting has been announced, with lectures from leaders in the field of dental research, cutting edge symposia and...

Published: 04/07/2017

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Dentists call time on sports drinks marketing and urge levy extension

The British Dental Association has urged action on new research showing nearly 90 per cent of school children are consuming sports drinks, pressing government to combat cynical marketing ploys by manufacturers and...

Published: 04/07/2017

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Midazolam proves top choice for pediatric dental procedures

Dental check-ups during early childhood are just as important as regular wellness checks by a paediatrician. By kindergarten, 40 percent of children have been diagnosed with early tooth decay or cavities, which...

Published: 04/07/2017

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Expect the unexpected

Someone is diagnosed with blood cancer in the United Kingdom every 20 minutes. Henry Schein Ireland and BioHorizons UK and Ireland teamed up for a joint  charity cycle to raise awareness of...

Published: 04/07/2017

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