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Paediatric dentist wins award

​NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) Doctoral Research Fellow and Honorary Specialty Registrar Helen Rogers has won BSPD’s Outstanding Innovation Award (OIA) for her work in establishing the trainee-led research group CONNECT.

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Award for dental nurse

​Long-standing BADN member Janet Goodwin was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) at their Diplomates Day Ceremony at the Law Society in London on Friday 15 March 2019.

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Escape Room Challenge

Visitors to the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show can take part in an exciting Escape Room challenge raising funds for the Together Dental partnership.

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Bio-plastic brush wins award

T​he TePe GOOD toothbrush, the UK’s first sustainably produced bio-plastic toothbrush, has been awarded Best Oral Health Product at the OTC and Product Retail Awards 2019.

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NHS dental charges increase

​The British Dental Association has slammed the latest above inflation increase in dental charges, announced yesterday. The 5% increase in charges will see the cost of a routine check-up increase by £1.10 to £22.70, and the cost for a set of dentures increase by £12.80 to £269.30.

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Dentistry minister visit

​MP Steve Brine has met with colleagues at a Winchester dental practice to discuss the realities of working in a busy clinic.

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Could it be sepsis?

New work led by the University of Plymouth and the UK Sepsis Trust has highlighted the vital need for dental professionals to know about sepsis – and, importantly, the need to communicate the signs to patients.

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Tooth decay and colon cancer

​Researchers reveal that a common oral bacteria, often implicated in tooth decay, may accelerate the growth of colon cancer.

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Fillings could last longer

​A compound used to make car bumpers strong and protect wood decks could prevent return visits to the dentist.

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No Smoking Day

What does your practice do to raise awareness of the benefits of quitting smoking?

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Brush DJ scoops prize

Dentist Ben Underwood, creator of the Brush DJ app has been announced as a winner of a national Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Healthcare competition to improve children’s oral health.

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Teeth whitening kits risk

​Non-hydrogen peroxide over the counter (OTC) teeth whitening products have the potential to damage teeth and should be banned, according to a new pilot study.

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Aura IPC Awards 2019

Dental Nursing, The Dentist and Dental Update are proud to announce the launch of this year’s Infection Prevention & Control team awards.