Dentist leaders have lambasted the government for failing to back a catch-up programme to protect up to 2 million boys still in school from the human papillomavirus.
Date: 10 December 2018
BDA Scotland has welcomed clarity from the Scottish Government that it will not proceed with 24-month recall intervals for 'low risk' patients by default.
Date: 05 December 2018
The BDA has expressed dismay that government advisors have concluded there is insufficient evidence to warrant a ban on sale of energy drinks to children.
Date: 04 December 2018
The BDA has responded to new data on "full dental extractions" among children, warning it is just the most extreme evidence of an epidemic of tooth decay among the young.
Date: 30 November 2018
The BDA has urged the Coca Cola company to drop the spin on the 'healthy options' offered on its Christmas tour.
Date: 24 November 2018
The BDA has received confirmation dentists in England will get a 1.68 per cent uplift in their December pay run which should be seen in early January 2019.
Date: 23 November 2018
Dentists have warned today that plans to extend the gap between appointments to beyond 12 months could jeopardise efforts to tackle Scotland's fastest growing cancers.
Date: 13 November 2018
Public health leaders, academics and campaigners will gather at the British Dental Association today to map out the next phase on the war on sugar.
The BDA applauds dentists for heeding the call to reduce unnecessary and inappropriate antibiotic prescribing, at the beginning of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (12-18 November).
Date: 12 November 2018
The BDA has questioned Health Secretary Matt Hancock's priorities, following the launch of his new 'prevention focused' vision for the NHS.
Date: 05 November 2018