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

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

Why HPV vaccinations should be extended to school-age boys

An overwhelming majority of dentists and GPs are backing calls for vaccinations against the oral cancer-related human papilloma virus to be extended to school-age boys

Why the UK public need to take dental health more seriously

Dental health check up

Despite the importance of oral health, too many people in the UK neglect their teeth and gums