News #Cosmetic Dentistry

Show your cosmetic credentials with Accreditation from BACD

The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) is committed to promoting clinical excellence and high ethical standards in cosmetic dental treatment. As part of its mission the BACD provides a structured “career pathway” through cosmetic dentistry, giving members the opportunity to gain BACD Accredited status. ...more

A voice for dentists and patients

The demand for GDPs offering orthodontics for cosmetic purposes has dramatically increased in recent years and the treatment options available are increasing too. ...more

FGDP(UK) welcomes review of care standards

Sir Bruce Keogh’s recent Review of the Regulation of Cosmetic Interventions acknowledges concerns around the lack of overarching standards and regulation within the field of cosmetic dentistry, and suggests that Ministers may wish to consider a review of this area. ...more

BDA renews call to eradicate illegal tooth whitening

The British Dental Association (BDA) has issued a fresh call for illegal tooth whitening by non-dental professionals to be stamped out, and urged dental professionals to play their part in forcing the demise of the whitening cowboys. ...more

New law makes dental bleaching the business of dentistry

Following an extensive campaign for a change to UK legislation on tooth whitening, the British Dental Bleaching Society, following a change in legislation in 2012 dental bleaching treatment can only be legally performed by dental professionals. ...more

Get to grips with new tooth whitening legislation

With new UK legislation on tooth whitening now in force, the BDBS has produced an advice sheet on this very subject for its members, simplifying and clarifying what the changes mean to them, their practices and their patients....more

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