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GDC announces reappointment of Moyes Feb 23, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

GDC announces reappointment of Moyes

LONDON, UK: The Privy Council of the General Dental Council (GDC) has approved the appointment of William (Bill) Moyes as chair for another term. He will continue to head the regulatory body for four more years until September 2020, the GDC announced in a statement on Wednesday.

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Bupa announces acquisition of Oasis complete Feb 16, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Bupa announces acquisition of Oasis complete

LONDON, UK: The acquisition of the Oasis Healthcare Group has been completed, the Bupa health care group has said. The news comes after the European Commission ...

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Sugar and lack of dental care cause poor oral health of nursing home patients Feb 13, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Sugar and lack of dental care cause poor oral health of nursing home patients

DUBLIN, Ireland: An unregulated use of fortified high-sugar food supplements is causing untold damage to the oral health of thousands of nursing home patients ...

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Irish dentists warn of potential dangers of dental infection Feb 9, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Irish dentists warn of potential dangers of dental infection

DUBLIN, Ireland: The Irish Dental Association (IDA) has urged people to prioritise their oral health and not to ignore dental pain, gingival infection ...

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Interview: “We need to establish patient-centred care in all practices” Feb 7, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Interview: “We need to establish patient-centred care in all practices”

As a practising dental implantologist in southern England, Dr Kashif Hafeez regularly speaks on clinical governance and the concept of patient-centred care at congresses and seminars worldwide. In a lecture on Thursday in Dubai this week, he will be discussing the various aspects of this approach as part of AEEDC 2017’s scientific programme. In this short interview, he explained the fundamentals and why he believes patient-centred care should be implemented in every practice.

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Obesity may influence response to orthodontic treatment in minors Feb 3, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Obesity may influence response to orthodontic treatment in minors

LONDON, UK: In Western countries like the UK, it is estimated that almost every third child is now overweight or obese. At the same time, an increasing number of children are receiving fixed braces to correct malocclusions at an early age. A new study conducted by researchers at King’s College London Dental Institute and published in the Journal of Dental Research has now indicated that the response to this particular type of treatment can significantly vary depending on a child’s body ...

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Mydentist clinical service director warns tough Brexit could affect UK dentistry Feb 2, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Mydentist clinical service director warns tough Brexit could affect UK dentistry

LONDON, UK: Yesterday, Parliament cleared the way for government to invoke Article 50 in March that will open negotiations for the country to leave the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May announced earlier this year that the UK will not remain in the single market regardless of the deal negotiated with Brussels. In an article, mydentist Clinical Services Director and member of the Association of Dental Groups Dr Steve Williams has now warned that this version of Brexit could have serious implications ...

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The Making Tax Digital scheme: Another headache for dentists Jan 30, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

The Making Tax Digital scheme: Another headache for dentists

According to the current timetable set, HM Revenue and Customs’s (HMRC) new Making Tax Digital (MTD) scheme is to commence on 6 April 2018. Announced by the government two years ago, it will present a severe headache for the majority of dentists and be yet another cost that they will have to cover.

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Oral health of children is improving, but not equally across the UK Jan 26, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Oral health of children is improving, but not equally across the UK

LONDON, UK: Compared with other countries in Europe, UK children score relatively low on the DMF index. Despite significant improvements in the state of oral health since the early 1990s, however, a large gap exists between children of different economic backgrounds, a new national health report has indicated.

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GDC says more details on complaints system changes available soon Jan 20, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

GDC says more details on complaints system changes available soon

LONDON, UK: The General Dental Council (GDC) yesterday announced it will publish details by the end of January on how it wants to change the current complaints system. A press release issued on Thursday promises that a future system will offer a more consistent approach to complaints handling to ensure that concerns are dealt with by the right organisation.

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BDIA Dental Showcase

BDIA Dental Showcase

The premier dental business event for the UK market takes place at ExCeL London every two years. Every other year, the show moves to the NEC Birmingham. ...

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Website pushes technology for cosmetic treatment simulation at home Jan 19, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Website pushes technology for cosmetic treatment simulation at home

LONDON, UK: Polls have shown that a significant number of Brits are considering cosmetic procedures to improve their appearance. In order to guide them ...

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Caries in children: English dentists extract 160 teeth a day Jan 18, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Caries in children: English dentists extract 160 teeth a day

LONDON, UK: More than 40,000 hospital operations to remove teeth in children and teenagers were performed last year in England, according to the latest ...

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