Dental hygienists will be at the heart of EuroPerio8

DENTAL hygienists play an enormously important role in the treatment of periodontal disease. To reflect this, the EuroPerio8 organising committee has sought to put together a programme that will appeal to hygienists and reflect their role in the dental team. For further information see

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The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) is a nationally recognised body that represents over 4,000 Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists across the UK and beyond.

BSDHT maintain an on-going dialogue with the General Dental Council (GDC), the Departments of Health and all of the main groups representing dental care professionals, and attends meetings of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Dentistry, bringing dental hygiene and therapy to the attention of government ministers and MP’s.

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