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For action: Notice on the restrictions of use and disposal of dental amalgam

18 Dec 2018

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FREE DENTAL CARE FOR UK HOMELESS THIS CHRISTMAS

17 Dec 2018

  Homeless and vulnerable people have received free dental care on Dentaid’s mobile dental unit this Christmas. ...

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Leaders from across the dental sector join forces to launch universal principles of good complaint handling

15 Nov 2018

28 organisations from across the dental sector have joined forces to launch a set of universal principles for good complaint ...

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BSDHT Announces Student Award Winner

06 Nov 2018

The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) is delighted to announce that Anna Seymour has won the National Student ...

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Treating gum disease may help manage Type 2 diabetes, Diabetes UK study finds

25 Oct 2018

Treating gum disease may help manage Type 2 diabetes, Diabetes UK study finds ...

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Update from The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

12 Oct 2018

Changes are coming to the way in which MHRA ensures the safety and quality of medical devices. A series of ...

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Adrenaline for anaphylaxis kits - a reminder to Health Care Professionals

10 Oct 2018

Please find below link to copy letter received from the Office of the Chief Dental Officer, England containing the latest advice ...

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Plymouth leads national review of ‘fitness to practise’ process for dentists

20 Sep 2018

  The work led by the University of Plymouth will help the UK dental regulator define what ...

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New denture care guidelines announced!

10 Sep 2018

  The Oral Health Foundation have published new Denture Care guidelines and would love to share them with you. These have been ...

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Advice for dental teams to support implementation of NICE guideline on prophylaxis against infective endocarditis

23 Aug 2018

New Dental Contract to Expand after Successful Pilot Reduces Tooth Decay

26 Jul 2018

New prevention-focused approach to providing NHS dental care has led to improvements in oral health and ...

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July IFDH News now available!

23 Jul 2018

Now available online http://www.ifdh.org/newsletter/ifdh-enews-july-2018.html

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England’s poorest areas are fast food hotspots

29 Jun 2018

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Bickiepegs partners with leading Dental Therapist - Melonie Prebble

21 Jun 2018

Bickiepegs partners with leading Dental Therapist, MELONIE PREBBLE (BSDHT Member) at Primary Care Conference, NEC Birmingham  Bickiepegs, a committed supporter of babies’ ...

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New Enhanced CPD for dental care professionals from 1 August 2018

15 Jun 2018

All dental care professionals (DCPs) will be now required to move to Enhanced CPD on 1 August 2018 to maintain ...

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Open Wide - Registration for ISDH 2019 is Now Open

15 Jun 2018

A payment plan of three equal instalments is offered to those registering at the Sunrise Registration ...

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Winners announced for BSDHT and Wrigley’s Community Grant

01 Jun 2018

Having recently teamed up with the Wrigley Company Foundation to promote community projects among its members, the British Society of ...

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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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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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Swiss Dental Journal feature the life and work of Professor Muhlemann

19 Mar 2018

We have been asked on behalf of Swiss Dental Journal to share with dental hygiene associations around the world a ...

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Dental Volunteers required for humanitarian action in Tanzania

15 Mar 2018

  One World One Smile (OWOS), a nonprofit organization based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania URGENTLY require volunteers in the form ...

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Launch of the GDC's 'Research Digest'

15 Mar 2018

The GDC have launched a publication designed to share updates on research findings about dentistry and regulation.   Research Digest provides a ...

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ISDH 2019 Call for Abstracts

15 Mar 2018

The Program Committee will invite authors to submit abstracts for presentation within the program of ISDH ...

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Urgent Exemptions help required!

09 Mar 2018

Colleagues!  We need your help. We need some information to provide evidence in our bid for Exemptions for Dental Hygienists and ...

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Important message from The Throat Cancer Foundation.

08 Mar 2018

Hi. I need your help. You may have seen on the Throat Cancer Foundation’s social media pages ...

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February 2018 Newsletter - Who is fed up with Junk Food Marketing to kids?

02 Mar 2018

The Children's Food Campaign recently featured on BBC Newsnight ...

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New GDC Consultation - "Clear and certain: A new framework for fee-setting"

23 Feb 2018

Start Date: 20/02/2018 End Date: 15/05/2018 Background ...

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Important notice for members: Dental Republic no longer accessible from the 31st March 2018

16 Feb 2018

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Health Education England Digital Project

09 Feb 2018

  The Building a Digital Ready workforce programme aims to: “Led by HEE, Building a Digital Ready Workforce is a programme ...

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Statement from BSDHT and BADT on Joint Projects

01 Feb 2018

1st February 2018 Helen Minnery President of BSDHT and Amanda Gallie President of BADT would like to ...

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Half the sugar children consume comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks

02 Jan 2018

New Change4Life campaign encourages parents to “Look for ...

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