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’

Mass opt-out from NHS pension scheme

Concerns rise as a perfect storm of financial pressures force hundreds of thousands of NHS employees to opt out of their attractive pension schemes

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