Make a meal of it, new BDA campaign urges
Dental professionals across the UK are being urged to get involved in a new British Dental Association (BDA) campaign to reduce the harm done to children’s oral health by taking sugary and acidic food and drink outside regular mealtimes.
Cultural shift needed to improve children’s dental health
The impact on developing adult teeth means the dental care and education provided to children and adolescents is critical, articles published in the paediatric dentistry themed issue of the British Dental Journal (BDJ) argue.
Practice stability key to contract change BDA warns
The financial stability of dental practices must be protected during the transition to any new contract in England, the British Dental Association has stressed.
BDA calls for inquiry into dentist’s suicide
The British Dental Association (BDA) is calling for a full inquiry into the circumstances around the death of a dentist in Leeds at the end of 2012.
BDA auction raises £9k for dental charities
An auction organised by the British Dental Association (BDA) has raised nearly £9,000 for two leading dental charities.
BDA anti-cuts petition wins widespread support
A petition articulating opposition to proposals to restrict the availability of Health Service dental treatment in Northern Ireland has attracted more than 8,700 signatures.
GDPC condemns direct access decision
Dentists’ representatives from across the UK have condemned the General Dental Council (GDC) decision to permit direct access to dental hygienists and therapists.