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British Dental Conference joins forces with Dentistry Show Sep 25, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

British Dental Conference joins forces with Dentistry Show

COVENTRY & LONDON, UK: The organisers of two of the largest dental events in the UK, the British Dental Association (BDA) and CloserStill Media, have announced their collaboration starting in 2018. Their joint event will be called the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show and the first edition will be held on 18 and 19 May next year at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

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National campaign to address early-life oral health crisis Sep 21, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

National campaign to address early-life oral health crisis

MANCHESTER, UK: According to figures from the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, four in five children under 2 years ...

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BSPD: Collaboration meets creativity at 2017 conference Sep 19, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

BSPD: Collaboration meets creativity at 2017 conference

MANCHESTER, UK: Collaboration between clinicians, health care officials and researchers is the theme of this year’s annual conference of the British ...

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UK-developed protective toothpaste available without fluoride Sep 18, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

UK-developed protective toothpaste available without fluoride

LONDON, UK: For individuals who want to protect their teeth, but do not wish to or cannot use fluoride, BioMin Technologies has recently launched a new ...

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Interview: "We cannot be dictated by digital technology" Sep 14, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Interview: "We cannot be dictated by digital technology"

During a special session at this year’s British Orthodontic Conference in Manchester, a number of internationally prominent clinicians will debate the use of digital technology in orthodontics. Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with one of them, orthodontist Dr Asif Chatoo from London, about his position and where he thinks the main benefits of digital technology lie.

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New visual identity and retention campaign: BOC starts in Manchester Sep 14, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

New visual identity and retention campaign: BOC starts in Manchester

MANCHESTER, UK: With a refreshed visual identity and plenty on offer for orthodontic professionals over the next three days, the British Orthodontic Congress (BOC) has started today at the Central Convention Complex in Manchester. According to congress chair Richard Jones, who spoke to members of the dental press this morning, it will be one of the largest event in its history, which began 30 years ago with the first BOC held in Bournemouth.

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Study shows aspirin could repair dental caries Sep 13, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Study shows aspirin could repair dental caries

BELFAST, UK: According to a new study by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast, aspirin could reverse the effects of dental caries. According to the research, aspirin can enhance the function of dental stem cells, thus aiding self-repair of the tooth—a result that could drastically reduce the need for one of the most common types of dental work. In England alone, the National Health Service pays for about seven million fillings each year.

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Technology, the ageing population, regulation: Pondering the future of orthodontics Sep 12, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Technology, the ageing population, regulation: Pondering the future of orthodontics

One of my blogging heroes, Seth Godin, once commented “don’t write about what you know, write about what fascinates you”. Yet many of the writing assignments we are given request that we tackle the former and let the readers know how much we know about a given subject. At this year’s British Orthodontic Society conference, I will be speaking on marketing for the orthodontic practice, what works, what does not and how to get the best return on investment from your marketing. ...

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Dental volunteers treat hundreds of children in Philippines Sep 11, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Dental volunteers treat hundreds of children in Philippines

MANDAUE, Philippines: Four volunteers working with Dentaid, a dental charity that provides essential dental care to people in the UK and to people in many of the poorest countries in the world, have recently returned from the Philippines. In a joint mission with two other UK charities, Team Rubicon and Serve On, the volunteers were able to treat 383 patients at Umapad Elementary School on the island of Cebu, many of whom had been suffering from long-term dental pain and needed extractions.

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Dentist under crossfire after “Prosecco smile” warning Sep 7, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Dentist under crossfire after “Prosecco smile” warning

LONDON, UK/ROME, Italy: That the consumption of sweet, carbonated and alcoholic drinks—which are all main characteristics of Prosecco—can lead to tooth damage is a well-known fact. However, a statement by a British dentist claiming that excessive consumption of the sparkling wine from the Veneto region of Italy leads to the so-called “Prosecco smile” has provoked a response by the Italian government.

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Clear aligner orthodontics

Clear aligner orthodontics

Though still a relatively new orthodontic treatment modality, clear aligners have quickly become an increasingly popular alternative to fixed appliances ...

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Brexit

Brexit

In February, Parliament cleared the way for government to invoke Article 50 that will open negotiations for the country to leave the European Union. Prime ...

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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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What would Dr Mo Lar do? Part 8 Sep 7, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

What would Dr Mo Lar do? Part 8

Over the course of this 11-part series, Managing Director of the 4dentists group Richard Lishman will explore ways to tackle a number of personal and professional ...

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Northern powerhouse  welcomes 2017 British Orthodontic Congress Sep 5, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Northern powerhouse welcomes 2017 British Orthodontic Congress

MANCHESTER, UK: After the congress of the British Dental Association in May, the city of Manchester will see its second dental highlight this year when ...

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