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'Abject failure' from government driving child hospital admissions

The British Dental Association has responded to figures from the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) at The Royal College of Surgeons suggesting the number of children under the age of 10 needing hospital...
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BDA praises ChildSmile but calls on government to do more to close inequalities gap

The BDA is pleased that the latest figures from the National Dental Inspection Programme of Scottish Primary 7 children 2017 show a continuing improvement in children’s dental health –...
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New research reveals spiralling costs are causing mouth cancer survivors serious stress and anxiety

Spiralling costs of ongoing healthcare placed on mouth cancer survivors are leaving them with severe levels of anxiety and stress, research from a leading charity has discovered. 
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Northern research collaboration led by trainees in paediatric dentistry

The formation of a trainee-led collaborative research has been welcomed by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry. The official launch of CONNECT (Child Oral health NortherN rEsearch CollaboraTive)...
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BAOS Annual Scientific Conference in Belfast

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A ticking time-bomb?

Now regarded as one of the most effective ways of replacing missing teeth, dental implants are becoming increasingly popular in the UK.
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Suitable for: Dental Nurses

Cracking the colour code – part one

Core Topic: Disinfection and Decontamination

According to the Department of Health’s Safe Management of Healthcare Waste Memorandum, best practice waste segregation is performed with the use of a colour coding scheme in all healthcare and associated...
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Cracking the colour code – part two

Core Topic: Disinfection and Decontamination

Continuing the discussion of the clinical waste colour coding system set out by the Department of Health, red, tiger, purple and black are among the eight colours used to help segregate and dispose of...
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What your business needs to know about illegal workers

Core Topic: Legal/Ethical Issues

As we approach Brexit, now more than ever before, employers need to ensure their employees have the right to work in their business.
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Suitable for: Practice Managers