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BSDHT Launch First Smiles 2019!

04 Apr 2019

The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) is delighted to launch this year’s First Smiles campaign, which will ...

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Will banning plastic straws affect the nation’s oral health?

20 Apr 2018

According to recent government guidelines, plastic straws may be banned in the UK from as soon as 2019. ...

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Abolish postcode lottery to good dental health, say children’s doctors

10 Apr 2018

  Survey by The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and Mumsnet reveals difficulty accessing free oral health care ...

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BSDHT supports the Sugar Tax

06 Apr 2018

In order to tackle the growing epidemic of poor oral health among children in the UK, we need collaboration and ...

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Every 10 minutes a child in England has a rotten tooth removed in hospital

06 Apr 2018

Tooth decay is preventable but remains the most common reason for hospital admissions for children aged 5-9 years. ...

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Dust off your fairy wings and get your pink outfits ready! Bridge2Aid needs you!

21 Apr 2017

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BSDHT at the Dentistry Show 12 & 13th May 2017

07 Apr 2017

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BSDHT First Smiles 2017 - Improving children’s oral health

07 Apr 2017

We have some exciting news. The British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy is delighted to ...

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New guidance published to help dental professionals manage the oral health of patients at risk of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw

05 Apr 2017

  Media Release from NHS Education for Scotland Date: 05/04/2017 New guidance published to help dental professionals manage the oral health of patients ...

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National oral health initiative returns to bring smiles to thousands more children

27 Apr 2016

The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) are thrilled to announce the return of First Smiles on Friday ...

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Revised General Dentistry Exposure Prone Procedure (EPP) Categorisation

20 Apr 2016

Further details available in link below: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/general-dentistry-exposure-prone-procedure-categorisation

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There is still time to register for the UK’s biggest oral health campaign

15 Apr 2016

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Regulators decision to stop publishing address details offer DCP’s greater personal privacy

15 Apr 2016

Government urged to adopt ‘focused commitment to prevention and education’ following £35 million child tooth extraction bill

15 Apr 2016

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TACKLING THE BURDEN OF DIABETES

07 Apr 2016

  Today is World Health Day. Every year as part of the campaign, its organisers the World ...

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Prevention is key to stopping another lost decade of chaos in dentistry

05 Apr 2016

  1 April 2016 Leading oral health organisation, the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT), believes that NHS dentistry ...

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Subject sugary drinks to same rules as tobacco, charity urges

14 Apr 2015

Limited Prescribing Rights

13 Apr 2015