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The dental press

​The dental press

​​Witness seminar 5 - The dental press

A witness seminar examining the history of the dental press was held on Thursday 20th September 2012. 

The seminar was chaired by Professor Nairn Wilson and facilitated by Professor Stanley Gelbier. Many leading members from across the dental press attended to debate developments since 1948.


The areas covered in the seminar include:

  • The dental press at the time of the inception of the NHSseminar5-pic2.jpg

  • The recent history of the BDJ -1950-2012, and its achievements.

  • The development of dental newsletters, magazines, periodicals and other publications and their impact on the profession and dentistry over the last 50-60 years.

  • The last 50-60 years of research and related academic journals in the UK- development and impact nationally and internationally.

  • Advertising in the UK dental press- 1948 to date.

  • The impact of developments in IT on the dental press in the UK

  • The British Dental Editors Forum.

  • The relationship and impact of the dental press on the media in general.

Read the complete transcript which is now available for purchase in paperback and ebook from BDA Shop.

​Priced £6.95.