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Eco-friendly dentistry: “The best time to start was yesterday. The next best time is now.”

Procurement, waste generation and water management are three major categories where dental practices could potentially become more sustainable. This is in ...

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UK’s largest dental faculty releases manifesto aimed at combating the deepening oral care crisis

EDINBURGH, Scotland: As access to publicly funded dental healthcare continues to deteriorate for many people across the UK, the Faculty of Dental Surgery of...

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UnionTech empowers dentistry with the latest dental 3D-printing solutions

BIRMINGHAM, UK: Held at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on 17 and 18 May, Dental Technology Showcase 2024 attracted both local and ...

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Elevate your practice with 3Shape Discover 2024

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: As the realm of digital dentistry continues to evolve, offering unprecedented opportunities for enhanced patient care and practice ...

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Research shows minimally invasive non-surgical treatment effective for intra-bony defects

LONDON, UK: Despite improvements in treatments, intra-bony defects are associated with progression of periodontal disease and tooth loss unless they are ...

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British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show kicks off in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, UK: The British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show (BDCDS) has returned to the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, promising an ...

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The future of artificial intelligence in the dental landscape

I will be speaking on the topic of artificial intelligence (AI) and dentistry at the British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show (BDCDS) in Birmingham, ...

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“Sharing one’s problems is key to alleviating stress”

Over the past four decades, I have dealt with many stressful situations. A complaint from the National Health Service in my first year of practice, ...

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“Aligners have shortcomings, but using the right aligner foam helps”

The advent of clear aligners, digital scanners, 3D printing and artificial intelligence is transforming orthodontics. These technologies offer patients a ...

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Ireland to have its first community-based dental school

DUBLIN, Ireland: Many individuals in Ireland who have difficulty in getting a National Health Service (NHS) dental appointment today will remember a time ...

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Osstem-Hiossen Meeting in Europe 2024 to be held in London

LONDON, UK: The 2024 Osstem-Hiossen Meeting in Europe will be held in London on 22 and 23 November at the iconic Wembley Stadium. Over 16 world-class ...

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Unlock the potential of digital dentistry at 3Shape Discover 2024 virtual event

The latest trends in digital dentistry are setting new standards in oral care, and this year, new advancements will push the envelope even further. To ...

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E-scooters: A new source of dental trauma

BIRMINGHAM, UK: Since their introduction a few years ago, electric scooters have continued to gain popularity in urban mobility worldwide. Alongside this ...

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Government claims about NHS dental availability are deceptive, leaving mothers untreated

LONDON, UK: Throughout their pregnancy and for the first year after giving birth, mothers in the UK are entitled to free dental care through the National ...

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“Integrating clear aligners expands the possibilities you have available to offer your patients”

Aimed at general practitioners who wish to start offering clear aligner treatment or those seeking refine their existing aligner workflow, a webinar on 10 ...

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Can dentists help patients experiencing food insecurity?

LIVERPOOL, UK: Food insecurity affects 17% of households in the UK, according to a 2023 government survey. This lack of consistent access to sufficient ...

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Align Technology launches new online campus

Seeking to elevate the standard of care in dentistry by equipping dental professionals with the latest tools and knowledge in dentistry, Align Technology ...

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Dentists fear DIY tooth extractions as Wales hikes NHS fees

CARDIFF, UK: The Welsh government increased National Health Service (NHS) dental fees on 1 April, and the British Dental Association (BDA) says it is ...

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UK urged to update dental antibiotic guidelines for potential endocarditis patients

SHEFFIELD, UK: Infective endocarditis (IE) is a potentially life-threatening heart infection that is caused by dental bacteria in around a third of cases. A...

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Oral health inequalities remain a major public health concern in the UK

LONDON, UK: Despite being largely preventable, poor dental health continues to be a major public health issue in England. This is evident in a recent report...

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Dental students are not exempt from risk of sharps injuries

PLYMOUTH, UK: The ramifications of sharps injuries within a clinical treatment setting extend beyond the immediate physical harm, potentially inducing ...

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“Digital dentistry represents the present and future of our practice”

The DDS.Berlin platform and the Digital Dentistry Society have collaborated to stage an unparalleled experience in digital dentistry: the Digital Dentistry ...

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The integral role of dental practices in recognising and responding to abuse and neglect

DUNDEE, UK: The complexities and under-reporting of abuse cases in society make it crucial for healthcare providers to remain vigilant and proactive in ...

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Holistic dentistry: Patients support weight management during routine dental appointments

LOUGHBOROUGH, UK: In response to the global obesity crisis and its proven connection to oral health, researchers from Loughborough University have conducted...

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Tooth wear and bruxism: Dentistry’s hidden struggle

When it comes to tooth wear, there are two primary aetiologies that I as a practising dentist encounter most frequently. The first, erosion, is often linked...

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“Photography is absolutely critical for the modern dental practice”

Dr Mahfuz Rahman is a dentist and founder of Frisco Dental Studio in Texas in the US. He is also a dental photography enthusiast and takes great pleasure in...

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Provisional registration proposed for overseas-trained dentists in the UK

LONDON, UK: Dentists with overseas qualifications looking to practise in the UK are currently subject to an extensive registration process. As part of a ...

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Steven Bartlett announced as headline speaker at the British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show

BIRMINGHAM, UK: Steven Bartlett, entrepreneur, speaker, investor, best-selling author and the host of Europe’s No. 1 podcast The Diary of a CEO, will be ...

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EFP reveals stunning global cost of gingivitis, caries, tooth loss

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A white paper commissioned by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) has found that 4.9% of global healthcare expenditure goes ...

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Dentistry in England: A national disgrace?

LONDON, UK: The British government has recently published the much-anticipated recovery plan for National Health Service (NHS) dentistry in a policy paper, ...

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Keeping dental staff healthy during the flu season

KRIENS, Switzerland: Dental practitioners are one of the most at-risk groups during viral pandemics or flu seasons. Luckily, regularly using the Perio plus+...

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New paper answers top questions about UK regulations for custom-made dental devices

LONDON, UK: A new article presents a comprehensive overview of the evolving regulatory landscape for custom-made medical devices in the UK, offering ...

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Benefits of water fluoridation may have peaked in rich countries

MANCHESTER, UK: Researchers from the University of Manchester have conducted a pioneering study in the UK focusing on the oral health and economic impacts ...

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World Endodontic Congress 2024 to take place in Glasgow in autumn

GLASGOW, UK: The International Federation of Endodontic Associations’ 2024 World Endodontic Congress will take place in Glasgow from 11 to 14 September at...

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Advancing dentistry: Osstem Implant’s global symposiums in 2024

SEOUL, South Korea/LONDON, UK: Prepare for a transformative experience in the realm of dentistry as Osstem Implant sets the stage for two pivotal events in ...

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One third of UK dental professionals report disrespectful behaviour from colleagues

LONDON, UK: A recent survey conducted by Dental Protection—a leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and other healthcare ...

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