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General Dental Council seeks views on ‘working with the dental team for public safety and confidence’, its strategy for 2020-2022

10 May 2019

The General Dental Council (GDC) today launched a consultation on its strategy for 2020-22 ‘Working with the dental team for ...

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Supporting dental teams and families to prevent and manage dental decay in children

30 May 2018

New guidance published today by the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) supports dental teams to improve and maintain the ...

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First measure of industry progress to cut sugar unveiled

23 May 2018

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Alcohol IBA for dental teams e-learning training

14 May 2018

Please note that the Alcohol Learning Centre is no longer accessible for e-learning training and PHE would like to direct ...

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Dental Award Winners 2017 - Congratulations to BSDHT members

15 May 2017

  Huge congratulations to the following BSDHT members for their success at this year’s Dental Awards: Outstanding Achievement Award: - ...

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Our inability to provide local anaesthetic without a prescription or PGD is disadvantaging patients and holding our profession back

12 May 2017

The continued disadvantages dental hygienists and dental therapists have faced by being denied the ability to provide Prescription Only Medicines ...

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Gum Health Awareness Day Report on survey of awareness and experiences of gum disease in Diabetes.co.uk community members

12 May 2017

Please see reports below: Gum Health Awareness Day Report Health Care Professionals Patient Gum Awareness

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British Society of Periodontology and Diabetes.co.uk work together to raise awareness of links between gum health and diabetes

12 May 2017

The British Society of Periodontology (BSP), a member society of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), has ...

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The UK’s most and least ‘smiliest’ times revealed!

20 May 2016

Tooth decay among five-year-olds continues significant decline

11 May 2016

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Investment in dental health of diabetic patients could save NHS millions

05 May 2016

Tackling the dental health of those suffering with diabetes has been found to create substantial savings in further medical treatments, ...

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Dr Leatherman Award - Closing Date 31st July 2016

05 May 2016

Dr Gerald Leatherman Award The late Dr Gerald Leatherman played a very important part in promoting the role of the ...

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Tesco's plans for less sugar in drinks "a positive step", says FGDP(UK)

26 May 2015

BSDHT response on soft tissue examinations

18 May 2015

It's Time to Smile as Mercy Ships joins forces with the British Dental Health Foundation for National Smile Month 2015

14 May 2015

PRESS RELEASE (Issued on behalf of Mercy Ships UK) IT’S TIME TO SMILE AS MERCY SHIPS JOINS FORCES WITH THE BRITISH ...

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Dental standards and guidance documents from FGDP (UK) - Open Standards Initiative

14 May 2015

FREE CPD accredited regional sessions on the oral health impact of our changing dietary habits

06 May 2015