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Bupa Dental Care expands

​Bupa Dental Care has announced the acquisition of Total Dental Care, adding a further four sites to its network of UK dental practices.

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Infection Prevention & Control

​Aura Infection Control, based in Barnard Castle, County Durham, recently launched the dental sector’s Infection Prevention & Control team awards in partnership with Dental Nursing, The Dentist and Dental Update.

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Dental contracts in Wales

​Replacing the current dental contract targets in Wales with a new system would be of benefit to both dentists and patients.

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Kids' dental visits shock

​Research reveals just three per cent of children in England visit the dentist before their first birthday, and only 12 per cent visit the dentist by their second birthday.

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Fund toothbrushing programmes

​UK charity Dental Wellness Trust is calling on the government to make the funding of supervised tooth-brushing programmes an urgent priority across all UK nurseries and primary schools.

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#beproud of dentistry

National Smile Month sees the launch of a new campaign aimed at highlighting and supporting the dental profession’s greatest achievements for good.

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Oral cancer detection rising

​After examining data gathered over an 11-year period in a first-of-its-kind provincial study, University of Toronto clinician-scientist Marco Magalhaes has one vital message: dentists in Ontario are detecting more cases of oral cancer and pre-cancer than ever before – and it's saving lives.

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Dental nursing qualifications

​NEBDN is a leading provider of qualifications for dental nurses in the UK, delivering awards in both pre-registration and post-registration areas.

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Get into #habitsforlife

Philips are excited to launch the #habits4life campaign in partnership with some of the UK’s leading healthcare companies.

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Drink water to cut sugar

​Kids and young adults who drink no water throughout the day may consume twice the amount of calories from sugary drinks than those who drink water.

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Dental tips from pharmacies

​A pilot scheme to improve oral health through pharmacies proved so successful that it is being rolled out across the North East in a bid to save the NHS money.