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We believe now is the time for some fresh ambition on tackling the rising tide of poor oral health in children in Northern Ireland - and that we can only do it with a joined-up strategy and real investment.
22 March, 2018
Know someone who's going the extra mile in dentistry? Please nominate them for a BDA Honour and Award, to help us showcase the amazing work dentists do.
Confused about what you need to do under the new GDPR regulations? BDJ in Practice Editor David Westgarth explains some of the key points that you will need to think about.
21 March, 2018
Proposed plans for changing dental training could have a massive impact on the future of the profession: Nikki Patel explains why young dentists need to be consulted, and their views listened too.
19 March, 2018
Graham Smith picks out some of the key points made in response to our survey, where we asked for dentists to tell us what issues they are facing when they are treating children and trying to improve oral health outcomes.
15 March, 2018
Lauren Harrhy explains why the new Welsh language standards regulation will add yet another layer of bureaucracy to the mounting workload of already stressed out dental practice owners.
To celebrate 50 years of The Beatles' iconic trip to India, marketing guru Shaz Memon puts a 'fab four' spin on your dental marketing plan with some helpful top tips
14 March, 2018
A mid-career associate dentists shares his experience of some of the challenges faced by young dentists starting out in practice and his tips on how to overcome them.
An academic dentist explains her personal frustrations about the fiasco of the USS pension scheme and how she feels this will be detrimental to encouraging the much needed staff into the academic sector.
13 March, 2018
On International Women’s Day, MJ Rowland-Warmann tells us what inspired her to set up her private practice and why it’s important that there are successful female role models for younger dentists.
8 March, 2018
Joe Hendron gives you taste of what's in store for LDC Conference 2018...
7 March, 2018
Georgina Kane shares her top tips on working on-call in a DCT hospital post.
BDJ in Practice Editor, David Westgarth investigates the process of how dentists' pay is determined each year in each of the four UK countries and how the BDA works to lobby for better working terms and conditions.
5 March, 2018
Peter Dyer takes a look at the result of our survey into hospital dentists career development and training, and if it's still a good career path for younger dentists.
2 March, 2018
The outgoing BDSA president explains why dental students now, more than ever, need to get involved to help to guide and represent the profession.
1 March, 2018
Dentists in Northern Ireland: find out how you can claim a grant towards investing in meeting patient care quality and safety standards, as well as modernising practice infrastructure.
26 February, 2018
Shaadi Manouchehri gives a very personal and honest opinion of taking on a DCT maxillofacial post and offers some top tips on how to survive, if you are thinking of taking on the role too.
19 February, 2018
Where is dentistry in Scotland heading? David Cross from our Scottish Council looks at what the BDA is doing to shape its path ahead.
15 February, 2018
Our new Chair of the Wales General Dental Practice Committee, Tom Bysouth, on what our latest evidence shows about the financial health of dentistry in Wales.
What can we do to improve the morale of dentists in Northern Ireland? Northern Ireland Dental Practice Committee Chair, Richard Graham, explores our concerns.