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Free up healthcare regulators to do their job better, DDU urges

The GDC and other regulators of healthcare professionals need to be given greater flexibility so they can become more efficient and responsive to the changing regulatory environment, the Dental Defence Union (DDU)...

Published: 22/01/2018

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Could a simple text message help you beat mouth cancer?

New research has shown that regular text message reminders can be an effective way of combating mouth cancer.

Published: 19/01/2018

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Brexit on the programme at Consultant Orthodontist Group (COG) meeting

What impact will Brexit have on healthcare and on dentistry in particular? One of the people best qualified to answer this question is the MP Hilary Benn, and he will be speaking...

Published: 19/01/2018

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Dentsply Sirona Announces the Addition of New Board Members

Dentsply Sirona, the dental solutions company, today announced that the size of its Board of Directors has been increased from nine to twelve members and that three new board members have been...

Published: 17/01/2018

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Office-Based Dental Anaesthesia Gaining Ground over Hospital-Based in USA

Dentist anaesthesiologists are a unique medical provider. Their training is related more closely to medical anaesthesiologists than to dentists in that they do not receive clinical training in dental or oral surgery. 

Published: 17/01/2018

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The Dentii Silver Edition

A dentist and entrepreneur from London UK, Sunny Sihra, who has a group of dental practices in London and owns an online dental products business (http://www.simplyteethonline.com), is bringing technical and...

Published: 16/01/2018

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Urgent changes needed to combat appalling growth in child tooth extractions in England,’ charity declares

Following the release on Saturday of shocking new figures on childhood tooth extractions across England, the UK’s leading oral health charity, the Oral Health Foundation, is calling for urgent changes to...

Published: 16/01/2018

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High energy drinks are dangerous and damaging says BSPD

A ban on the sale of high energy drinks to under-16s is being called for by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry. Claire Stevens, president of BSPD, said the drinks were damaging...

Published: 16/01/2018

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Child decay stats badge of dishonour for ministers, says BDA chair

The British Dental Association (BDA) has condemned ministerial indifference as new statistics show the child tooth decay crisis continues to grow, with 170 multiple extractions performed under general anaesthetic on under-18s in...

Published: 16/01/2018

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Bisphosphonates Shown to Affect Dental Implant Surgery

Postmenopausal women often suffer from osteoporosis, resulting in a loss of bone mass and strength. To combat this disease, many women take bisphosphonates (BPs), a group of medicines that help slow or...

Published: 12/01/2018

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All-embracing Ortho360 theme for #BOC2018

The British Orthodontic Conference (BOC) in 2018 offers a comprehensive overview of the orthodontic speciality showcased over three days in the QE11 Conference Centre with 360° views over London. 

Published: 12/01/2018

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New Carestream Dental and ArchformByte Partnership

Carestream Dental has announced a new partnership with ArchformByte – the company behind C-Thru Clear Aligners. 

Published: 11/01/2018

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BDA announces new Scotland Director

The British Dental Association has announced Phil Grigor as its new Scotland Director.

Published: 10/01/2018

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Poor oral health increases risks of frailty in older men

Oral health problems such as gum disease and tooth loss have been linked to frailty in older British men, a new study has revealed.

Published: 09/01/2018

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The future of Implant maintenance - Implementing a good working protocol

Acteon, the French medical technology company who specialise in hi-tech medical devices have organised a hands-on workshop which will allow dental hygienists and therapists to develop skills with cutting edge technology. 

Published: 09/01/2018

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Optident donation helps to protect Cambodian children’s teeth

Hundreds of children living in poor and remote communities in Cambodia will have healthier teeth thanks to Optident and volunteers working with the international dental charity Dentaid.

Published: 05/01/2018

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An increase in the number of men diagnosed with cancers in the throat and mouth may be linked with oral sex, top dentist warns

Multi-award winning Ken Harris, of Riveredge Cosmetic Dentistry, is getting behind the Jabs for the Boys campaign, (www.hpvaction.org) which is lobbying for young men to be included in the Human Papillomavirus...

Published: 05/01/2018

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The award-winning Digital Symposium is back – Early Bird offer available until end of January 2018

The Dental Industry Event of the Year is back! The Digital Symposium 2018 takes place on 27th -28th April in London and this year it’s thinking big, it’s thinking holistically and it’s...

Published: 05/01/2018

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Why Children’s Oral Health is Everybody’s Business – RCPCH and CDO partner-up for conference

The RCPCH has partnered with the Office of the Chief Dental Officer and the British Society for Paediatric Dentistry to develop a one-day conference at the Museum of London on the 25th...

Published: 04/01/2018

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Driving change in implant dentistry

Dentists and dental technicians from across Great Britain met for a game-changing scientific programme at a special event hosted by Anthogyr in November. Guests at the symposium, held at the historic Brooklands...

Published: 04/01/2018

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The Erosive Tooth Wear Symposium

Sponsored by GC UK and Simplyhealth, and presented by the Prosthodontic and Aesthetic Groups at King’s College London Dental Institute, The Erosive Tooth Wear Symposium, which will be held at Guy’s Campus...

Published: 04/01/2018

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Would I lie to you? Fuji IX is magic!

In series 11 episode 4 of Would I lie to you? Bob Mortimer regaled host Rob Brydon, team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack, and guests Susie Dent, Ore Oduba and Stacey...

Published: 04/01/2018

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Pay uplift for NI dentists ‘too little, too late’

The BDA has responded to news from the Department of Health, Northern Ireland that general dental practitioners will receive an uplift of 1 per cent to pay, recommended by the DDRB earlier...

Published: 04/01/2018

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No More Horror Stories

It’s likely most people don’t have to think too hard to recall a problematic experience such as buying or selling a property.  Almost everyone will have their own saga about possibly the...

Published: 03/01/2018

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Lions, Dolphins and more: Saving animals’ teeth with root canal treatment from Dentsply Sirona Endodontics

Today, dental treatment provided to animals is performed using the latest technologies. Saving the teeth of animals is essential for basic needs such as eating but also for self-defense, and root canal...

Published: 03/01/2018

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Cutting back on snacks a great way to protect children’s teeth

Advice released today from Public Health England (PHE) suggests that cutting children’s snacking to just two snacks of fewer than 100 calories a day will pay dividends in the fight against childhood...

Published: 03/01/2018

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Prestige Dental Donates Eastman Prize

Jon Nicolas has been announced as this year’s winner at the annual UCL Eastman Dental Institute prize-giving for students of the Certificate in Restorative Dental Practice, sponsored by Prestige Dental.  

Published: 02/01/2018

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Join the family to progress your career

The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) welcomes all dental hygienists and dental therapists to become members, regardless of experience. 

Published: 02/01/2018

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Half the sugar children consume comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks

New Change4Life campaign encourages parents to, “Look for 100 calorie snacks, two a day max” to cut children’s sugar intake.

Published: 02/01/2018

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