Underused and underpaid: the NHS dental therapist

‘When a dental therapist carries out routine dental treatment on a patient, the dentist is free to focus their time on more complex treatments’

Six lifelines for struggling dental practices

Simple, forward-thinking initiatives, from offering new services to increasing patient loyalty, may be all that’s needed to save dental practices’ bottom line

Sugar sins: things must change to save kids’ teeth

‘There is no doubt that sugar is the villain posing the biggest threat to the health of children across the country’

Tooth decay in children is unacceptable

A proactive, holistic and nationwide approach to improving dental health is key to preventing a tooth decay crisis among UK children

Is Instagram bad for your teeth?

Those in search of the perfect smile need look no further than Instagram, but the rise of DIY whitening kits and unhealthy attitudes to dental care are worrying industry professionals

Patient-centric dental care is the future

Dedicating time and resources to the comfort and wellbeing of patients, and helping them understand clinical procedures, enables dentists to build lasting relationships

Could regenerative dentistry help you regrow teeth?

Regrow teeth

Can you regrow teeth? Whilst tooth regeneration may seem fanciful, regenerative dentistry methods are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible

Is shock dental care advertising a good thing?

Dental advertising

Are shock tactics in advertising dental care products having a positive effect or do they scare more people off from visiting a dentist?