The Dentist Magazine.

New research on oral clefts

Breast-feeding is a common struggle for children born with a cleft palate. Because of this issue, it is important to differentiate between ‘breast-feeding’ and ‘breast milk feeding’, or the delivery of breast...

Published: 26/05/2017

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Toothache costs UK economy £105m every year

The Oral Health Foundation is urging workplaces and employees to prioritise their oral health as new research reveals that oral health problems such as toothache are costing the UK economy more than...

Published: 26/05/2017

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National Smile Month competition winner

A young and brave boy from Finchley has been named as the first winner of this year’s ‘Nominate A Smile’ – a nationwide competition to find a very special person with a...

Published: 26/05/2017

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Top ranking for dental school

Plymouth University Peninsula School of Dentistry (PUPSD) is the top dental school in England outside of London, according to the The Guardian University Guide 2018.

Published: 26/05/2017

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Dental leaders pledge donations to Manchester Arena families

As dentists from across the UK arrived in Manchester for their national conference, their trade union and professional body, the British Dental Association (BDA), pledged £5,000 in support of victims of the...

Published: 26/05/2017

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Keep your (London) eye on the prize

Would you like to attend an exclusive networking event on the London Eye to talk aesthetics, not only with like-minded colleagues but also with The Apprentice winner Dr Leah Totton and award-winning...

Published: 26/05/2017

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“Help us tell the story of dentistry”

In his keynote address to the British Dental Conference and Exhibition BDA, Chair Mick Armstrong called on members of the profession to take pride in their achievements and set out their remarkable contribution to...

Published: 26/05/2017

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Take the oral health challenge

Today, Johnson & Johnson, the makers of Listerine, launches The Oral Health (OH) Challenge at the 2017 British Dental Conference and Exhibition.

Published: 25/05/2017

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Five ways to help you to reduce dental anxiety

Whether we’re thinking about spiders, heights or even the dark, most of us live with some form of anxiety, but it’s our worry over a visit to the dentist that one charity...

Published: 24/05/2017

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Kids’ teeth time bomb

According to mydentist, a tooth decay time bomb threatens the nation’s children because one in three (33 per cent) Brits don’t realise dental care is free for kids.

Published: 24/05/2017

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Made to move in half the time

Advances in the Invisalign system now enable dental practitioners to offer their patients one-week aligner wear instead of previously recommended two-week changes, allowing shorter treatment time. This means that straighter teeth...

Published: 24/05/2017

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Support for dental outreach in Ethiopia

Henry Schein Dental UK supports the MERGED (Michigan-Ethiopia Research, Growth, and Education in Dentistry) initiative to help strengthen the Addis Ababa University’s (AAU) College of Dental Sciences’ didactic curriculum and patient care...

Published: 24/05/2017

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Dental nurse removed from dental register following drugs conviction

A dental nurse has been removed from the General Dental Council’s (GDC) register of dental professionals after receiving two cautions for possessing drugs and a conviction for supplying. 

Published: 24/05/2017

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Update on the British Dental Conference and Exhibition

The British Dental Association has informed delegates that the British Dental Conference and Exhibition will be going ahead as planned following the tragic events which took place at the Manchester Arena last...

Published: 23/05/2017

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Smart move

On May 12, 2017, Philips announced the UK launch of its latest digital innovation, an AirFloss refresh and some compelling comparative clinical research findings.

Published: 22/05/2017

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Summer education sale

BioHorizons has announced a 20 per cent discount off the registration fee for all courses taking place in June 2017.

Published: 22/05/2017

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‘Red tape’ for vape

Health campaigners have praised new laws on e-cigarettes, claiming it could signal a significant breakthrough in helping people quit smoking, but share concerns over potentially unknown side effects.

Published: 19/05/2017

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Encouraging dental hygienists to ‘shine’

Philips Oral Healthcare is showing its appreciation of dental hygienists and their commitment to improving the oral care of their patients through its new ‘Shine On’ initiative launched on May 12, 2017.

Published: 19/05/2017

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Record breaking £14k raised

Five years on since Nilesh Parmar first got the party started, dentistry’s favourite charity Christmas party, Ice White, continues to be a fundraising success, raising an incredible £14,193 for this year’s chosen...

Published: 19/05/2017

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Continued growth and top award for composite

Venus Pearl has been awarded 'top aesthetic composite’ from The Dental Advisor for the third consecutive year.

Published: 19/05/2017

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Golfers tackle tough course

When Bob Newsome, commercial director at Dentisan, chose May 3 for the first ever Dentisan golf day, he envisaged a calm gentle day, with blue skies, a smattering of white cloud and...

Published: 19/05/2017

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Online patient reviews

Dental professionals are becoming increasingly concerned by negative reviews published on online ratings sites according to new research published by the Dental Defence Union (DDU).

Published: 19/05/2017

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Prescribing rights

The continued disadvantages dental hygienists and dental therapists have faced by being denied the ability to provide prescription only medicines (POMs) necessary for effective patient treatment is a huge problem which has...

Published: 19/05/2017

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Inaugural conference

Join old friends and new and earn valuable verifiable CPD hours at Bridge2Aid’s inaugural conference.

Published: 19/05/2017

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New online assessment for young patients

Simplyhealth Professionals has announced a new personalised assessment for young patients which will be provided through its highly regarded Denplan PreViser Patient Assessment (DEPPA) application.

Published: 19/05/2017

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Better teeth for life

The British Orthodontic Society has launched a new online resource, The BOS Guide: Better teeth for life.

Published: 19/05/2017

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A chance to double whitening case volume

On May 12, a joint announcement was made of a collaboration between Philips Oral Healthcare and the MiSmile Network.

Published: 18/05/2017

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Cranial and facial deformities in children

Abnormal skull shape, increased cerebral pressure with consequences such as headaches, visual disturbances or developmental disabilities – these are signs of craniosynostosis in children.

Published: 18/05/2017

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Toothache costs UK economy £105m every year

The Oral Health Foundation is urging workplaces and employees to prioritise their oral health as new research reveals that oral health problems such as toothache are costing the UK economy more than...

Published: 18/05/2017

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BDA response to Conservative Party manifesto

Responding to the launch of the Conservative manifesto, Mick Armstrong, chair of the British Dental Association (BDA), said, “We need to see today’s pledges on dentistry translated into tangible commitments to a...

Published: 18/05/2017

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Award for implant provider

Nobel Biocare is delighted to be a winner of the DLA Trade Awards 2016, receiving the top accolade for ‘Best Implant System’.

Published: 18/05/2017

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Support for charity mission

Henry Schein Dental UK supported Burmadent charity’s recent mission to Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) by donating urgently needed healthcare products.

Published: 18/05/2017

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And the winner is…

The Goodman Grant team is delighted to announce that they have recently won at the prestigious Liverpool Law Society Legal Awards.

Published: 18/05/2017

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Evidence to support the role of orthodontics in improving well-being

Research undertaken at the University of Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry has found that orthodontic treatment before the age of 18 years improves oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL), with the most...

Published: 18/05/2017

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Dentists challenge parties to address failures on prevention

The British Dental Association (BDA) has said political indifference is now jeopardising the sustainability of the dental service in England, as they called on all parties to set out their plans on...

Published: 18/05/2017

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Introduction to implantology course announced

Dentale’s week-long introduction to implantology course is suitable for GDC registered dentists with little to no previous experience of implantology.

Published: 09/05/2017

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Prestigious award for Plymouth University

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) has achieved a prestigious Athena SWAN Silver Award in recognition of its efforts in fostering a culture of equality, fairness and equal opportunity.

Published: 08/05/2017

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Man fined thousands after falsely claiming to be a dentist

A man was fined £5,000 for falsely claiming to be a dentist and for offering illegal tooth whitening to members of the public.

Published: 08/05/2017

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How to have a great smile

National smile month is about raising awareness of the importance of good oral health. 

Published: 08/05/2017

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Lecture on dentine hypersensitivity

David Gillam, clinical senior lecturer in periodontology at the Dental Institute, Queen Mary University of London, will present a one hour lecture on the diagnosis, treatment and management of dentine hypersensitivity. 

Published: 08/05/2017

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Get ready to smile in pink

Bridge2Aid is gearing up for its national fundraising day – Smile in Pink.

Published: 08/05/2017

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New global brand identity

Align Technology, Inc. has announced a new global brand identity and advertising campaign for the Invisalign brand.

Published: 08/05/2017

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Oral health in London’s homeless population

A new study by the homelessness charity Groundswell reveals the extent of the poor oral health facing London’s homeless population which, in many cases, may be preventing people from escaping homelessness.

Published: 08/05/2017

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New partnership

Zimmer Biomet, a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, has announced the distribution of NovaBone Dental Putty in over 40 countries within the Middle East, Africa (except South Africa), Latin America, Asia Pacific...

Published: 04/05/2017

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Dental academic and clinician receives Member of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Liz Kay, foundation dean at the Peninsula Dental School at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD), has received her Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)...

Published: 03/05/2017

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Update of guidance on supervision of orthodontic therapists

The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) has updated its guidance on the supervision of orthodontic therapists (OTs).

Published: 03/05/2017

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Mental health issues remain leading cause of income protection claims

Mental health issues remain the leading cause of long-term absences from work according to data released ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week by specialist financial mutual Wesleyan. 

Published: 03/05/2017

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Making Tax Digital – headache cured?

Wednesday saw the Government’s controversial Making Tax Digital (MTD) proposal removed from the 2017 Finance Bill. This is good news for UK dentists according to NASDAL (the National Association of Specialist Dental...

Published: 03/05/2017

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Debate on contract reform

Over 250 dentists from across the UK are due to attend the annual gathering of Local Dental Committees (LDCs) in Birmingham on June 8-9.

Published: 03/05/2017

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King's appoints new executive dean

King’s College London is pleased to announce that Professor Mike Curtis has been appointed as the next executive dean of its Dental Institute.

Published: 03/05/2017

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Merger of imaging brands

Gendex, Instrumentarium, Soredex and i-CAT have long stood side-by-side and are now uniting under one strong global brand: KaVo.

Published: 03/05/2017

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Fixing legal fees

The Dental Defence Union (DDU) is calling on the Government to introduce mandatory fixed limits on legal fees charged by lawyers in dental negligence claims and proposing that the scope of the...

Published: 03/05/2017

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Grant helps Todos Juntos provide dental care for children

More children living in the slums of Buenos Aires will be provided with free dental care after international dental charity, Dentaid, made a grant to Todos Juntos Children’s Trust, a charity dedicated...

Published: 03/05/2017

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