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Chester seminar explores migration opportunities to Australia Oct 30, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Chester seminar explores migration opportunities to Australia

CHESTER, UK: Dentists from Britain who are looking to relocate to Australia will have the opportunity to learn about everything related to emigration to Down Under in an upcoming seminar being organised by the Government of Western Australia in co-operation with experts from the Emigration Group.

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Mouth Cancer Action Month about to go viral Oct 29, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Mouth Cancer Action Month about to go viral

RUGBY, UK: In summer, people around the world poured a bucket of ice-cold water over their heads as part of a campaign initiated by the ALS (amyotrophic ...

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British gingivae were healthier under Roman rule Oct 28, 2014 | News United Kingdom

British gingivae were healthier under Roman rule

LONDON, UK: Much of the legacy of the Romans is still evident in Britain today. New evidence from a study by King’s College London researchers on ...

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Antimicrobial resistance issues targeted by BDA summit Oct 24, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Antimicrobial resistance issues targeted by BDA summit

LONDON, UK: Prescriptions for antibiotics are at an all-time high in most developed countries, and the associated development of antimicrobial resistance ...

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Registration open for landmark dental event held in the UK Oct 23, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Registration open for landmark dental event held in the UK

LONDON, UK: In 2015, London will be welcoming experts in periodontology and dental implantology from Britain and the continent to the next pan-European meeting of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP). With final preparations having commenced in September, dental professionals are now able to register for the event and submit their abstracts online, the organisation said.

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Non-dentists may not perform tooth whitening, County Court rules Oct 21, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Non-dentists may not perform tooth whitening, County Court rules

BROMLEY, UK: When beauty therapist Caroline Sumpter from Bromley bought a Megawhite Teeth Whitening Licence from Dentawhite in Glasgow, she was not aware that she was doing something illegal. When she found out, she immediately requested a refund from the company, which she was denied. Last week, the County Court ruled in her favour, reaffirming the law that only registered dentists are permitted to provide teeth whitening.

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Until Saturday dentists can have their say on endodontics Oct 16, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Until Saturday dentists can have their say on endodontics

GERRARDS CROSS, UK: In order to improve its activities in the promotion of endodontic treatment, the British Endodontic Society is currently inviting dentists and patients to take part in an online survey that asks both groups to share their experiences of the procedure. Clinicians only have the opportunity to complete the questionnaire on root canal treatment until Saturday, 18 October.

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Simple oral health measures could improve athletes’ performance Oct 16, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Simple oral health measures could improve athletes’ performance

LONDON, UK: British dental researchers have published a consensus statement that aims to raise awareness of oral health issues in sport. Through a review of almost 40 studies on the topic, they found that, owing to intense dietary and training pressure, oral health was consistently poor in elite athletes. However, encouraging better oral health care routines could help improve their oral health status and performance as well.

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Interview: “It is unacceptable to neglect severe oral diseases” Oct 15, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Interview: “It is unacceptable to neglect severe oral diseases”

In a report, researchers of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study have recently shed light on the global dimensions of severe periodontitis, which now affects over 700 million people worldwide. This study is a major effort involving more than 1,000 scientists to systematically produce comparable estimates of the burden of 291 diseases and injuries and their associated 1,160 sequelae in 1990, 1995, 2005 and 2010. Earlier this week, Dental Tribune had the opportunity to speak ...

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Henry Schein celebrates opening of new UK headquarters Oct 13, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Henry Schein celebrates opening of new UK headquarters

GILLINGHAM, UK: Almost a year after construction started, Henry Schein opened its new headquarters in the Gillingham Business Park last week. The new state-of-the-art and energy-efficient facility, which includes two floors of office space and a warehouse, will serve as the main office and distribution centre for the company’s dental and medical customers in the UK.

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IDS 2015

IDS 2015

Next year, the International Dental Show (IDS) is opening its doors to dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time. ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

Digital technology is one of the fastest-growing market segments in dentistry.

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BDIA Dental Showcase London

BDIA Dental Showcase London

The UK’s largest dental exhibition will open its doors at the ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre from 9 to 11 October. The event will ...

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Interview: Making a difference Oct 13, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Interview: Making a difference

Dental equipment manufacturer A-dec is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Originally a US company, it is now also a major market participant in ...

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UK dental industry pushes campaign to contain influx of fake products Oct 12, 2014 | News United Kingdom

UK dental industry pushes campaign to contain influx of fake products

LONDON, UK: According to figures from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in London, over 12,000 individual pieces of counterfeit ...

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