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Research shows link between oral health and heart attack recovery

New research has made a promising discovery for the continued health of millions of heart attack survivors globally, as looking after their oral health has been found to help their cardiovascular system...

Published: 25/04/2018

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Brushlink passes 10,000 sessions milestone

Award-winning dental care innovation Brushlink has passed its 10,000 sessions milestone, showing that since its soft launch in November last year it is already having a positive impact on the oral health...

Published: 25/04/2018

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S4S announces collaboration with Boutique Whitening

The directors of S4S, Matt Everatt and Neil Bullement, have announced a collaboration with Prem Sehmi, owner of Boutique Whitening, to become the exclusive manufacturer of whitening trays for his company.

Published: 25/04/2018

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New managing director for bredent subsidiary in the UK

A successful business development manager from the dental industry is set to lead bredent UK Ltd following his appointment as managing director.

Published: 24/04/2018

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Income, education and social isolation linked to dental anxiety in new report

New research has discovered that being afraid of the dentist can not only affect your oral health but can be seriously damaging to your overall quality of life.

Published: 19/04/2018

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Peter Dyer re-elected as BDA Chair of hospital dentists

Peter Dyer, oral and maxillofacial surgeon, has been re-elected as the chair of the British Dental Association’s Central Committee for Hospital Dental Services (CCHDS) for the 2018-20 triennium, having first been elected in...

Published: 18/04/2018

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Against The Odds award now open for entries

The British Orthodontic Society’s Against The Odds award, 2018 is now open for entries. The award was set up to find and celebrate the best stories of orthodontic treatment and showcases the...

Published: 18/04/2018

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It’s back, and better than ever…

This October Dental Showcase returns to London’s Excel Arena for what will be the industry’s best show to date.  The logo for this year’s event features the famous London Underground, and just...

Published: 16/04/2018

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Bien-Air now available through expanded list of Dental Dealers

Keen to offer exceptional service, Bien-Air has redefined its distribution channels. The Swiss company has announced that its products are now available through more than 45 Dental Dealers across the UK. 

Published: 16/04/2018

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Public believe marketing campaigns by ‘No Win No Fee’ firms are on the up

43 per cent of the public believe there are now more marketing campaigns by ‘No Win No Fee’ firms compared to five years ago, according to a YouGov survey of 2000 people...

Published: 16/04/2018

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Devolution, evolution and revolution? Dentists to debate the issues at LDCs’ conference

The looming crisis in recruiting NHS dentists and the need for a level playing field for all dentists competing for NHS contracts, are among the topical issues that will be debated at...

Published: 16/04/2018

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New book reveals aesthetic success strategies

The launch of Harry Singh’s new book, ‘Let go of the handbrake’, went off with a bang on the drums and traditional Indian dancing, as he celebrated in his own inimitable fashion...

Published: 11/04/2018

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NASDAL Goodwill Survey – valuations drop back

The latest statistics from the NASDAL (The National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers) Practice Goodwill survey have been released. 

Published: 11/04/2018

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Ivoclar Vivadent UK & Ireland welcomes new managing director

Andrew Garland has been appointed new managing director of Ivoclar Vivadent UK & Ireland, and assumed his new role on February 26, 2018. 

Published: 10/04/2018

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Charitable scientific expedition to Mongolia seeks dentist volunteer

Are you a dentist? Can you ride a horse? Would you like to be part of the trip of a lifetime to Mongolia? If you answered yes to these questions, you might...

Published: 10/04/2018

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Sugar Tax a ‘game-changer’

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed the new sugar tax as a ‘game-changer’ for oral health, and says the latest data on childhood tooth extractions highlight its necessity.

Published: 10/04/2018

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Dentists urged to prepare for data protection changes

A range of advice has been published to help health organisations prepare and comply with new data protection laws coming into force next month.

Published: 09/04/2018

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BSDHT sugar statement

The BSDHT has released a statement on the recent implementation of the 'sugar tax':

Published: 09/04/2018

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‘Appalling childhood tooth extraction statistics illustrate need for urgent action in England’, charity declares

Leading health charity, the Oral Health Foundation, is calling for urgent action to address the continued increase in the number of children having their teeth extracted in...

Published: 06/04/2018

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One in five adults say the sugar tax won’t deter them from buying sugary drinks

One in five UK adults (21 per cent) say that potentially paying a little bit extra won’t bother them if they want a sugary drink. This is according to survey figures released...

Published: 06/04/2018

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English authorities resting on laurels in face of decay epidemic, say BDA

The BDA has blasted government efforts as woefully inadequate as new data from Public Health England shows the total number of children facing tooth extractions under general anaesthetic continues...

Published: 06/04/2018

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Every ten minutes a child in England has a rotten tooth removed in hospital

As the government’s Soft Drinks Industry Levy comes into effect, PHE’s (Public Health England’s) Change4Life campaign is encouraging parents to swap sugary drinks for healthier alternatives to protect their children’s teeth

Published: 06/04/2018

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Faculty of Dental Surgery comment on soft drinks levy and sugar free schools

The Government's Soft Drinks Industry Levy will come into effect today, Friday April 6, 2018. The Faculty of Dental Surgery has previously welcomed the levy and called for some of the money generated...

Published: 06/04/2018

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Government now profiting from NHS charges at hundreds of dental practices

As the cost of NHS dentistry in England rises again this week ministers are set to turn a profit from NHS charges in hundreds of practices, according to analysis by the...

Published: 06/04/2018

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Major changes to dental nurse pay and development revealed by mydentist

mydentist, the largest network of dental practices in Europe, has announced a £2.5mil investment in an industry-leading career progression programme with pay increases for its 4,000 dental nurses.

Published: 03/04/2018

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Clearer guidance for coroners should mean fewer manslaughter investigations, says DDU

There should be clearer guidance for coroners, the police and the Crown Prosecution Service to prevent dentists being needlessly put through a gross negligence manslaughter investigation, the Dental Defence Union (DDU) said...

Published: 03/04/2018

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Launch of new sugar tax leaves ‘bitter taste’ when it comes to oral health

This Friday, April 6, will see the introduction of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (Enforcement) Regulations 2018, otherwise known as the sugar tax, which has been hailed as one of the United...

Published: 03/04/2018

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Dentists join call on football clubs to cut junk food links

The British Dental Association has joined over 50 leading health bodies, academics and charities to call on football leaders to call time on agreements with junk food manufacturers.

Published: 29/03/2018

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SDCEP implementation advice on phase-down of dental amalgam use - open consultation until April 15, 2018

The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) operates within NHS Education for Scotland and provides user-friendly, evidence based guidance on topics identified as priorities for oral health care.

Published: 29/03/2018

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HMRC letters to associate dentists over employment status

The British Dental Association (BDA) is aware that Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has written recently to a number of associate dentists indicating that they are reviewing the employment status of...

Published: 28/03/2018

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Straumann saddle up for their fourth Charity Bike Ride in aid of the Mouth Cancer Foundation

September 2018 will see the fourth season of the Straumann Charity Bike Ride in aid of this year’s chosen charity, the Mouth Cancer Foundation. 

Published: 27/03/2018

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Non-smokers much more likely than smokers to develop mouth cancer if they show early warning signs, research shows

New research has discovered that non-smokers face a substantially higher risk of developing mouth cancer than smokers if they have precancerous lesions in their mouth.

Published: 27/03/2018

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