News #Oral Health

Brand new Oral Health Information Centre

Active Smile has opened a brand new Oral Health Information Centre in Evesham, to help educate the public about good dental health.The launch event took place on the 28th August, when local Conservative MP, Sir Peter Luff, officially declared the Centre open....more

Don’t overlook impact of sugar on tooth decay, BDA warns

As high consumption of sugar is the leading cause of tooth decay, the British Dental Association welcomes the recent launch of a consultation by the government’s scientific advisory body on carbohydrates, including sugars, in people’s diets....more

Opportunities for hygienists and therapists

Yet another vibrant and quality Dentistry Show recently offered dental hygienists and therapists everything they needed in an event. From introductions to new clinical techniques to developments in the specialist areas, new technologies and equipment and a debate on the affects of Direct Access and what it means for those in practice, the Show aimed to offer something for everyone....more

Make a meal of it, new BDA campaign urges

The ‘Make a meal of it’ campaign proposes restrictions on the availability and advertising of such products. The BDA is also supporting a specific tax on sugary, carbonated drinks....more

BDA issues new dental public health warning

A Government commitment to improve the oral health of the youngest children could be jeopardised if the shortfall in the dental public health workforce is not addressed, the British Dental Association (BDA) has warned....more

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