Archive for the ‘‘Invisible’ braces’ Category

Dental Partners is Bridge2Aid’s 2nd largest supporter

Dental Partners is Bridge2Aid’s 2nd largest supporter

Dental charity Bridge2Aid was initially founded to change the lives of those less fortunate in Tanzania. The charity trains local healthcare workers with the aim to deliver safe emergency dental care. Just 1 trained dentist can serve up to 10,000 people. More than 70% of the world’s population has no access to safe emergency dental […]


Dentists to tackle obesity and tooth decay together

Dentists to tackle obesity and tooth decay together

Former Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, released an independent report demanding change in the way obesity is tackled. The report suggests that dentists and the government should work together to tackle obesity and tooth decay in a joint operation. Leaders in the dental industry have welcomed the report, backing calls for it to […]


Chase de Vere launch dental advice service

Chase de Vere launch dental advice service

Chase de Vere has launched a dental financial advice service for dentists with Denplan. As it stands, Denplan has over 6,500 members who receive specialist financial advice, with a particular emphasis on NHS pensions. The new website will have a variety of information for dentists, from payment plan set ups to private pension schemes.  Chase […]


36% of BAME students studying Medicine and Dentistry

36% of BAME students studying Medicine and Dentistry

Medicine subjects are proving to be popular with 36% of Black, Asian and minority ethnic students taking up courses. This is up 20% from 2016/17. Law degrees come in at a close second with 34%. On the other hand, veterinary science and agriculture both have less than 10% of students applying to study the subjects. […]


Fizzy drinks directly linked to type 2 diabetes

Fizzy drinks directly linked to type 2 diabetes

A study by Diabetes Care Journal has indicated a direct link between sugary drinks and type 2 diabetes.  If you drink 100ml of sugary drinks every day over a period of four years, your risk of getting type 2 diabetes will increase by 16%. The study was conducted on 195,000 people over 26 years. Interestingly, […]


Birmingham NHS dentistry in decline

Birmingham NHS dentistry in decline

New figures reveal that one in four Birmingham residents have never had an appointment with the dentist.  Four in ten say they’ve not tried to make an appointment for the last two years. Some say it’s because of NHS charges acting as a deterrent for patients, with dentists admitting charges were designed to discourage attendance.  […]


New mobile app lets dentists diagnose patients online

New mobile app lets dentists diagnose patients online

Technology has always been a vital player within the dental industry, and the new Tooth Fairy app is no exception. With one in four patients being turned away when they try to register at a dental practice in the UK, this app could be revolutionary in getting people the dentist advice they need. The app […]


BDA have 5 seats up for grabs

BDA have 5 seats up for grabs

Think you’ve got what it takes to sit on the British Dental Association’s Board? Five seats are now available on the BDA’s Principle Executive Committee.  Each representative will be part of the BDA’s decision making body. With a strong influence over the dental industry, the committee and its members are highly respected individuals within the […]


Government green paper to support oral health

Government green paper to support oral health

We’ve already seen the government take drastic action against sugar by banning the sale of fizzy drinks to anyone under 16.  But, among other things, under the new green paper proposal this levy could be extended to those containing milk.  It’s now up to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to decide whether or not to back […]


November is now Mouth Cancer Action month

November is now Mouth Cancer Action month

The Oral Health Foundation have launched Mouth Cancer Action month in partnership with Mouth Cancer Foundation and the Biritsh Dental Health Foundation.  Every November, the campaign will be targeting members of the public to be more ‘mouthaware’. The aim is to educate people on the symptoms to look out for, as well as preventative steps […]