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  • BDA honours outstanding dentists for 2017

    Thirteen dentists are being recognised in this year's round of BDA Honours and Awards, for their outstanding contributions to the profession and to the Association.

    Date: 15 December 2017

    BDA honours outstanding dentists for 2017


  • BDA board election results – 2018-20

    The results for the BDA board (Principal Executive Committee) elections are now in and we are pleased to announce the results for the 2018-20 triennium.

    Date: 01 December 2017

    BDA board election results – 2018-20


  • NHS dentistry in crisis: Dentists respond to Times investigation on access

    The BDA has responded to an investigation by The Times that shows that in 24 local authorities in England dentists can only take on private patients.

    Date: 30 November 2017

    NHS dentistry in crisis: Dentists respond to Times investigation on access


  • BDA insists on coherent strategy for amalgam phase down

    The gradual reduction in the use of dental amalgam must be supported by investment in strategies to prevent tooth decay, the BDA has argued.

    Date: 29 November 2017

    BDA insists on coherent strategy for amalgam phase down


  • Professor Jimmy Steele CBE

    It is with great sadness we report the untimely passing of Professor Jimmy Steele CBE of Newcastle University.

    Date: 17 November 2017

    Professor Jimmy Steele CBE


  • BDA welcomes initiative by MSPs to become mouth cancer aware

    Holyrood is waking up to the threat of oral cancer, as MSPs prepare to tackle a condition that kills more people than road traffic accidents.

    Date: 10 November 2017

    BDA welcomes initiative by MSPs to become mouth cancer aware


  • Dentists urged to support prevention pledge for European Antibiotic Awareness Day

    The BDA has urged members to support the European Antibiotic Awareness Day, by signing up to a pledge via their Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr accounts.

    Date: 07 November 2017

    Dentists urged to support prevention pledge for European Antibiotic Awareness Day


  • BDA calls for crackdown on ambulance chasers

    The BDA has called for a crackdown on no-win-no-fee lawyers targeting the profession.

    Date: 06 November 2017

    BDA calls for crackdown on ambulance chasers


  • New report busts myth of universal access to NHS dentistry

    The BDA has welcomed a new report from the Nuffield Trust which lifts the lid on huge gaps in access and health outcomes for dental patients across England.

    Date: 02 November 2017

    New report busts myth of universal access to NHS dentistry


  • Dental fraud claims: Contract that breeds confusion must end

    The BDA has warned that figures published by the new NHS Counter Fraud Authority point to chaos within the contract system and could risk giving a wholly misleading picture of fraud within NHS dentistry.

    Date: 01 November 2017

    Dental fraud claims: Contract that breeds confusion must end


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