The BDA has renewed its call on government to integrate oral health programmes and education within early years settings, as well as within curricula for older children, after the UK ranked last in a poll on oral health promotion in schools.
Date: 20 March 2019
The future of NHS dentistry is now in doubt as a growing number of NHS practice owners report problems filling core clinical vacancies, according to new data from the BDA.
Date: 16 March 2019
Speaking to an inquiry today at the London Assembly, the BDA will urge the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to follow the example of other city leaders, and tackle deep seated oral health inequalities among the capital's children.
Date: 14 March 2019
The BDA is pleased to work with the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) charity to improve the oral health of children attending nursery schools.
Date: 11 March 2019
The BDA has slammed the latest above inflation increase in dental charges, announced today.
The BDA welcomes new guidance published by Public Health England (PHE) on oral care and dental treatment for people with learning disabilities.
The BDA has urged government to tackle deep-seated oral health inequalities which have left young children in deprived parts of England more than 5 times more likely to face hospital dental extractions under a general anaesthetic.
Date: 06 March 2019
Many 'over the counter' teeth whitening products are either ineffective or could damage teeth, the BDA warns today.
Date: 22 February 2019
The BDA has welcomed Health Education England's recommendations for sweeping action on stress across health professions.
Date: 20 February 2019
The BDA has slammed attempts by the food industry to delay policies to curb advertising of high sugar products in light of the prospect of a 'no deal' Brexit.
Date: 11 February 2019