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Survey by RCPCH and Mumsnet reveals difficulty accessing free oral health care and lack of awareness of dental checks for 1 year olds

Children’s doctors are today calling for councils to give every child an equal opportunity to good dental health as a survey of 1,000 Mumsnet users reveals around one quarter had problems accessing free NHS dental care. Only half of those who responded also said they were aware of official advice recommending they take their child […]

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Oral hygiene advice to pregnant women – New resources available to dental practices!

Most women will be aware of some of the health concerns associated with pregnancy.  Chances are they’ve already been taking folic acid and once their pregnancy is confirmed, if they haven’t already done so, they will quit smoking, reduce their alcohol intake and moderate their diet. Too few women, however, are aware of the relationship […]

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BADN SUPPORTS SUGAR SMART CALL ON FOOTBALL TO STOP UNHEALTHY SPONSORSHIP

In an open letter to football clubs, leagues and governing bodies, the SUGAR SMART campaign has called upon football to clean up its act with regard to sponsorship by companies promoting unhealthy food and drinks.  For the full text, click here; for the BADN Press Release, click BADN Supports SUGAR SMART

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GDC RECRUITING SCOTTISH MEMBER

The General Dental Council is currently recruiting a new Council member  who lives or works, wholly or mainly, in Scotland.   For more info, click here

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Dental Digital Literacy Event – 11th April 2018

Health Education England is pleased to invite you to their dental digital literacy event on April 11th to explore the potential for digitisation in dentistry and the importance of digital skills in the dental setting. Over the course of the evening, Health Education England invites you to attend talks by innovators in the industry, data security […]

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Updated radiography guideline

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK))’s  Selection Criteria for Dental Radiography, the leading text on indications for radiographic investigation in dentistry, has been updated following the implementation of revised regulations on the use of ionising radiation. The changes are reflected in both the free online version of the guidance and the printed book (available […]

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GDC launches consultation on new approach to setting fees

A consultation was launched today by the General Dental Council (GDC) on a proposed new policy which defines a different approach to setting fees. The regulator is consulting on proposals which aim to better explain how and why funds are used, to be clearer about how costs are allocated and to provide more certainty about […]

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National Smile Month set to put a smile on your face

Leading charity, the Oral Health Foundation, is delighted to announce the return of National Smile Month for 2018, with the campaign promising to bring with it a summer time of smiles. This year, the UK’s largest and longest running oral health campaign takes place between 14 May and 14 June, aiming to increase awareness of […]

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Dental Republic no longer accessible from the 31st March 2018

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22nd Conference for Dental Care Professionals: 10 March 2018

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