The Dentist Magazine.

CleanCert briefing offers a bridge over troubled waters

The dental press came together at the BDA's British Dental Conference and Exhibition to hear CleanCert’s briefing on the fundamental need for proven water line infection control processes, what constitutes the ideal...

Published: 25/05/2018

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South Shields smile steals the show! First face of National Smile Month has a smile that lights up every room

Eighty-nine-year-old Isabelle Puttock, from South Shields, has been announced as the first face of National Smile Month 2018, having been chosen as a winner of the campaign’s...

Published: 25/05/2018

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Strong Teeth Make Strong Kids

Shocking research findings have revealed that 23 per cent of five-year-olds and nearly half (46 per cent) of eight-year-olds in the UK have obvious tooth decay in their primary teeth. Also, it...

Published: 24/05/2018

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Sugar targets: BDA and the Oral Health Foundation call for government intervention

The British Dental Association (BDA) and Oral Health Foundation have both expressed concern as a new report shows insufficient progress is being made on sugar reduction targets. Both organisations are warning...

Published: 24/05/2018

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Contract reform: Half-measures risk sustainability of NHS dentistry

The British Dental Association (BDA) says government must let go of failed targets, as a report published today indicates mooted reforms of the failed NHS dental system could further undermine the financial sustainability of...

Published: 22/05/2018

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Mind the gap: The oral health essentials that the nation is missing

The British public could be putting their oral health, and even their general health, at risk as new research reveals that millions are overlooking the basic oral health essentials such as brushing,...

Published: 22/05/2018

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Dental Partners chooses Working Feedback

Working Feedback is delighted to announce that it is delivering its innovative NHS and private practice feedback solution to the Dental Partners network.

Published: 22/05/2018

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Latest survey shows child tooth decay ‘gap’ persisting

The British Dental Association (BDA) has said local and national government in England can no longer ignore the tooth decay crisis, as the latest Child Oral Health Survey from Public Health...

Published: 16/05/2018

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Susie Sanderson inaugurated as BDA president

Susie Sanderson OBE, a leading figure in national and international dental politics, was installed today as the president of the British Dental Association (BDA), succeeding Peter Dyer. In a break with tradition,...

Published: 11/05/2018

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Dental neglect: Children falling through the cracks in siloed health service

The BDA has renewed its call for a joined-up strategy on children’s oral health, as new research reveals that GPs are not given the time or training to spot the tell-tale signs of dental...

Published: 11/05/2018

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Ministers refuse to budge on GDPR exemptions

The BDA has expressed its disappointment that ministers have refused to countenance any exemptions for primary care providers from the requirement to have a data protection officer (DPO) in the Data Protection...

Published: 10/05/2018

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Number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment in the UK continues to rise

New figures released by The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) to coincide with National Smile Month, which kicks-off on 14 May 2018, reveals the number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment in the UK...

Published: 10/05/2018

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Mission (Im)Possible

Five dental business consultants are taking on their ultimate challenge, cycling almost 1,000 miles in 15 days to raise funds for three wonderful charities – Cancer Research, Bridge2Aid and BrushUpUK.  

Published: 10/05/2018

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International audience for BOS jaw surgery resource

More than 100,000 patients from more than 120 countries have viewed the British Orthodontic Society’s Your Jaw Surgery resource in the two years since the website was launched. 

Published: 08/05/2018

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Global mission sees Norfolk dentist restoring smiles for hundreds of refugee children

Gautam Sharma was determined to spread a little of his Norfolk cheer in the communities and schools of Lebanon – and he’s certainly been doing just that.

Published: 03/05/2018

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Confident dental sector forecasting improved profits and growth

Confidence is on the up among dentists, but remains in negative territory. Three quarters of dentists expect profits to improve in the next year, with fewer expecting financial pressures to grow. Four...

Published: 02/05/2018

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Sonic hedgehog signalling and craniofacial development

Professor Martyn Cobourne will deliver the Northcroft Memorial Lecture at the British Orthodontic Conference in September, when he will talk about his work on the sonic hedgehog gene and its role in...

Published: 02/05/2018

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BDA heralds potential breakthrough on GDPR

Following months of lobbying the British Dental Association has welcomed news that Lib Dem MP Christine Jardine has tabled its suggested amendments to the Data Protection Bill to save primary care providers...

Published: 01/05/2018

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Nominate A Smile: Give someone the recognition they deserve!

Is there someone out there that never fails to put a smile on your face? Maybe someone that always goes the extra mile? Or that one friend that always has your back?...

Published: 01/05/2018

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Last chance!

For anyone hoping to enter the Association of Dental Groups’ (ADG) Bursary Awards 2018 the final countdown is now on to do so, with the closing date for applications set for June...

Published: 01/05/2018

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Henry Schein Digital Symposium impresses

Attendees at this year’s Henry Schein Digital Symposium were left in no doubt about the exciting opportunities and innovations that are already transforming dentistry and are set to continue in the coming...

Published: 30/04/2018

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Online ads help pregnant smokers quit

Online ads encouraging pregnant smokers to take up stop-smoking support could be more effective at reaching women than advice delivered in a clinical setting – according to new research involving the University...

Published: 30/04/2018

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New team member for DPAS

DPAS Dental Plans has welcomed a new member to the team, with Leanne Rose joining them as a business development consultant.

Published: 30/04/2018

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