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Orthodontic Therapy Training- Edinburgh January 2019

Advance notice- Orthodontic Therapy Training- Edinburgh January 2019 Application date announced Edinburgh Dental Education Centre is pleased to announce that the application process for 2019 Orthodontic Therapy Training will open on 1st August 2018 . Applications will be accepted until the close of business on 31st August 2018. For information about the programme, entry requirements […]

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NDNC 2018 – GDC Update by Ian Jackson

Ian Jackson took up his post of Director for Scotland on 5 January 2009. Ian manages the GDC’s activities in Scotland, working with the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish government, consumer organisations, patients, and members of the public and the dental profession. Ian’s role is to help us better protect UK dental patients by more […]

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SEPSIS – DO YOU KNOW THE SIGNS?

Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening condition previously known as blood-poisoning and septicemia. It is an overreaction to an infection in which the body attacks its own tissues and organs. Sepsis claims 44,000 lives in the UK and affects more than 250,000 people every year, but can be treated effectively with antibiotics and other therapies if […]

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NDNC 2018 -Pride in Practice Speaker – Andrew Gilliver

Andrew Gilliver is part of LGBT Foundation’s Pride in Practice team which offers Primary Care Practices access to training around LGBT inclusion, support around Gender Identity, Trans Status and Sexual Orientation Monitoring and a suite of accessible resources. Pride in Practice is supported by The British Dental Association and funded by Greater Manchester Public Health […]

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BOS encourages patients to enter Against the Odds award 2018

https://www.bos.org.uk/Public-Patients/Against-the-Odds The British Orthodontic Society’s Against The Odds award showcases the transformative power of braces by identifying the best account of orthodontic treatment told by a patient. Entries are now being encouraged for the deadline of 31 August 2018. Patients who enter the award should describe in five hundred words their experience of treatment, explaining how the […]

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‘Decision to finally offer boys a HPV vaccination is one which will save many lives’: Declares charity

School-age boys will be offered HPV vaccination as part of school programme to protect against many potentially fatal diseases. Vaccinations will help to stop the alarming rise of mouth cancer cases in the United Kingdom. Oral Health Foundation calls for swift implementation to ensure vaccination is most effective. The decision to offer boys a vaccination […]

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A symphony of sunshine and smiles as charity launches National Smile Month 2018

The British Academy welcomed the Oral Health Foundation earlier this week [08 May 2018] by hosting the launch of this year’s National Smile Month – and, being held in their famous Music Room, the charity campaign is expected to hit all the right notes. The great and good from the world of dentistry came to […]

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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, the presidential inauguration took place for the first time at the BDA’s head office at 64 Wimpole Street, London. This is not the […]

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New BOS survey released for National Smile Month reveals the number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment in the UK continues to rise

• 80% of orthodontists in new survey report increase in adult private patients • Clear aligners are on the increase but fixed braces still most widely recommended option • More men appear to be seeking treatment • More than 10% of orthodontists say their adult patients are influenced by celebrities and bloggers Today (8 May […]

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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? Our Nominate A Smile competition is the perfect way to show them your appreciation for all the little things they do for […]

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