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DCP from Edinburgh wins Clinical Case Study Award

06 Dec 2017

A dental hygienist working in Edinburgh, who started her career in Melbourne, Australia, has won BioMin’s 2017 Clinical Case Study ...

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Update from Children's Food Campaign

01 Dec 2017

As I wrote in my email to individual supporters this morning (text below), obesity and sugar reduction campaigning is really ...

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British Asian population facing ‘incredibly high’ mouth cancer risk, doctor warns

30 Nov 2017

A LEADING DOCTOR has issued a warning to Asians living in the UK that they could be putting themselves at ...

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Plymouth Welcomes a New Charity to Help Us get 'Well Connected'

29 Nov 2017

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Men twice as likely to develop oral cancer

29 Nov 2017

Men are more than twice as likely to develop oral cancer* as women, according to new figures released by Cancer ...

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New grants available from BSDHT and Wrigley Company Foundation

27 Nov 2017

  The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy is dedicated to helping its members provide the care their patients need. In ...

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New mineralising Fluoride-Free Toothpaste Launched

16 Nov 2017

NEW MINERALISING FLUORIDE-FREE TOOTHPASTE LAUNCHED A new Fluoride-free toothpaste, ...

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University of Dundee and University of Newcastle need your help!

15 Nov 2017

Periodontal outcomes: developing a consensus. To help dentists and patients make choices about oral healthcare, research is ...

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BSDHT Announces Dr Leatherman Award Winner

10 Nov 2017

As part of the OHC 2017, the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) was ...

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Cancer Research UK’s FREE online cancer awareness course, Talking About Cancer: Reducing Risk, Early Detection and Mythbusting

08 Nov 2017

Cancer Research UK’s FREE online cancer awareness course, Talking About Cancer: Reducing Risk, Early Detection and Mythbusting ...

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Best in Class: Madeleine Pearce has won BSDHT Student of the Year Award

06 Nov 2017

November 3, 2017 Portsmouth graduate wins Student of the Year award A University of Portsmouth Dental Hygiene Therapist has won ...

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Children's Food Campaign are seeking participants to join their network "Parents’ Jury"

25 Oct 2017

Children's Food Campaign are seeking participants to join their network "Parents’ Jury" : Giving a voice ...

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Enhanced Continuing Professional Development

16 Oct 2017

Update from GDC 2017-10-13 ECPD stakeholder letter.pdf

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We're support Mouth Cancer Action Month

12 Oct 2017

“We're supporting #mouthcanceraction by pledging to be Mouthaware. A quick check could save a ...

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NHS England have provided clarity and guidance on practice-based delivery for children under the age of three years

28 Sep 2017

Please see here for updated letter with a revised website link. Also find below a link to the document on the ...

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We must protect our boys!

19 Sep 2017

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/hpv-must-protect-boys/

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Dental Product Specialists- Recruiting now!

18 Aug 2017

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How can you help people living with Diabetes?

15 Aug 2017

The British Society of Periodontology (http://www.bsperio.org.uk), together with Diabetes.co.uk (http://www.diabetes.co.uk), is running a campaign to raise awareness ...

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Parents Jury - get involved!

04 Aug 2017

The Children's Food Campaign is excited to announce that the Parents’ Jury is now live www.parentsjury.net Thanks to a donation ...

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Updated publication of Cochrane Review Pit and fissure sealants for preventing dental decay in permanent teeth

02 Aug 2017

Cochrane Oral Health would like to inform you that we have just published an update of ...

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BSDHT responds to HPV vaccination decision

24 Jul 2017

The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) is one of 47 patient and professional organisations participating in HPV ...

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Dental Schools Council elects new Chair

21 Jul 2017

The Dental Schools Council, which represents dental schools across the UK and Ireland, has elected Professor ...

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Unique worldwide dental hygiene conference on social responsibility a huge success

21 Jul 2017

The International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) held A Global Oral Health Strategy Session,Social Responsibility Conference-Workshop in Florence, ...

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​ ‘Unjust, unfair and discriminatory decision will cost lives’: Charity slams JCVI decision on HPV vaccinations

19 Jul 2017

The decision by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) today [19 July 2017] to deny boys a vaccination ...

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European Gum Health Day 2017, a great leap forward for public health education

14 Jul 2017

Last 12 May, 27 EFP-affiliated national societies of periodontology jointly celebrated European Gum Health Day 2017, ...

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​Children's Food Campaign Battles won and those to come - July 2017

11 Jul 2017

July is shaping up to be quite a month. Make it even better by voting for ...

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E​n​​hanced CPD - information for DCP's

30 Jun 2017

The enhanced CPD scheme will ensure CPD activity is firmly embedded in the professional life of dental professionals. It is ...

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Operation Eagle Eye is here!

30 Jun 2017

Operation Eagle Eye is here! Saturday 1 July marks the date when the new Committee of Advertising Practice rules come ...

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BSDHT supports latest NICE standards which look to improve quality of oral health in care homes

12 Jun 2017

Leading dental health organisation, the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT), has welcomed new ...

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Publication of NICE quality standard on oral health in care homes

08 Jun 2017

NICE have released a quality standard that covers oral health, including dental health and daily mouth care, for adults in ...

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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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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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Patient protection is at the heart of dental education

31 Mar 2017

The General Dental Council (GDC) has published its Annual Review of Education 2014-16, to share good practice and learning in ...

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‘Scandalous’ baby tooth extraction figures show urgent need for education reform

21 Mar 2017

Following the release of today’s alarming statistics from the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) which show ...

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Preventative dental treatment can be a lifeline for patients and the NHS

20 Mar 2017

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Children’s oral health initiative returns aiming to create a lifetime of smiles!

14 Mar 2017

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Revenue through ‘sugar tax’ falls short of original forecast as food and drinks manufacturers reduce sugar in products, announces Chancellor

09 Mar 2017

Operation Eagle Eye

09 Mar 2017

Dear Children’s Food Campaign working party member, Last week we unveiled Operation Eagle Eye – our plan to keep ...

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Important update from Children's Food Campaign - we need your help!

15 Feb 2017

  The Children's Food Campaign need your help! Update below   We are now planning our activity for the next few months and ...

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GDC Council Member recruitment

14 Feb 2017

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Media Release from NHS Education for Scotland - Using Play to spread the message about oral health

14 Feb 2017

Using Play to spread the message about oral health NHS and Action for Sick Children Scotland team-up to deliver training The Scottish ...

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East Midlands Public Health Update

13 Feb 2017

On the 3rd January 2017, Public Health England launched a new Change4Life Be Food Smart app which: ...

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The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy launch national ‘Student of the Year’

09 Feb 2017

The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) and Henry Schein are delighted to announce ...

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Dental Award Dental Hygienist/Therapist of the Year - now open!

08 Feb 2017

Your invitation to enter the Dental Awards Dental Hygienist/Dental Hygienist/Therapist of the Year 2017.  Information on how to enter can ...

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February 2017 Key Messages From the HMRC

31 Jan 2017

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Local authorities should utilise the expertise of oral health services in their communities

30 Jan 2017

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Scotland's Oral Health Plan

27 Jan 2017

Dental regulation to become better for patients and for professionals

26 Jan 2017

The General Dental Council (GDC) has published plans for how its approach to regulating dental professionals ...

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Sarah Murray, BSDHT member, awarded MBE in 2017 New Year’s Honours

16 Jan 2017

Sarah Murray, BSDHT member, awarded MBE in 2017 New Year’s Honours 16 January 2017 Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist and ...

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Update from the ICO

09 Jan 2017

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