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‘More to be done’ to combat sugar intake, say dentists
Members of the dental profession respond to new findings that children’s sugar intake fell ‘steeply’ after the Soft Drinks Industry…
Dentistry
Winning Dental Check by One Practice of the Year Award
‘It’s important to get out there and spread the message’: Chris Baker speaks to Leanne Birkett about Ghyllmount Dental’s success…
Dentistry
Dental news you’ve missed this week
Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days… No dental practices…
Dentistry
Specialists in paediatric dentistry ‘should be trebled’ to meet UK demands
The UK is significantly lacking specialists in paediatric dentistry, it has been suggested. In a new report into the dental…
Dentistry
A ‘new model’ of paediatric dentistry operating in Leeds
Caroline Holland introduces an innovative way of delivering paediatric dentistry to children in the UK, without having to attend the…
Dentistry
Dr Ranj – dentistry ‘chronically under-resourced and neglected’
We speak to BAFTA award-winning TV presenter and NHS consultant paediatrician, Dr Ranj, about his lockdown experience, balancing his TV…
Dentistry
Almost 180 operations every day to extract children’s decaying teeth
New NHS figures show there were 44,685 extractions of multiple teeth in under-18s in England during 2018/19. This equates to…
Dentistry
Children make up just 1% of COVID-19 cases
Children made up just 1% of COVID-19 cases in the first wave of the pandemic in England, it has been…
Dentistry
More than one third of UK adults snacking during lockdown, research suggests
Research shows lockdown has led to an increase in snacking across the UK, sparking worries about its potential impact.  A…
Dentistry
How is the coronavirus impacting the people and practices in dentistry?
Here we give a few different stories from dentists and dental professionals about how they’re dealing with the coronavirus. Shakir…
Dentistry
BSPD welcomes dental advice in report on children’s health
The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) has praised a report into children’s health across the UK. The latest ‘State…
Dentistry
Dentists tell government to drop raisins as school snacks
The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) is calling on the government to stop giving out raisins as snacks. The…
Oral health
Dentists warn parents about sugary drinks this Christmas as Coca-Cola trucks role into town
Paediatric dentists are warning parents not to allow their children to develop a taste for sugary drinks. Warnings come as the Coca-Cola…
Oral health
BSPD membership open to all GDC registrants who are interested in oral health of children
The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry has voted to make full membership of the Society open to all GDC registrants who…
Dentistry
Incoming BSPD president outlines her mission
  The dental needs of children with craniofacial deformities are a priority for Sarah McKaig, the incoming president of BSPD…
Dentistry
Number of patients seeing an NHS dentist drops by 2% in England
Just under 22 million adults in England were seen by an NHS dentist in the previous 24 months, NHS Digital figures…
Dentistry
Government’s green paper and its potential impact on oral health
Michael Watson gives his thoughts on the recent launch of the government’s green paper. It must be unheard of for…
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Number of children seeing a dentist increases by 2.5%
The number of children aged two and under visiting the dentist has increased by 2.5% between 2016 and 2018. That’s…
Oral health
British Society of Paediatric Dentistry conference
The next British Society of Paediatric Dentistry conference will be held on 11 –13 September at Birmingham’s Repertory Theatre  The importance of…
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