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  • Facial aesthetics qualification launched by CGDent

    The College of General Dentistry (CGDent), the UK’s professional body dedicated to primary dental care, has launched its Postgraduate Certificate in… Read more

    September 24, 2021 / infocus

  • FlexFacs – innovative BAOMS online education resource goes live

    FlexFacs, a new online training and educational resource for speciality trainees in oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS), is being launched… Read more

    September 21, 2021 / infocus

  • Safe Smiles: new campaign to champion benefits of safe dentistry

    A public awareness campaign, Safe Smiles, will highlight the benefits of safe dentistry and treatment when carried out in dental… Read more

    September 16, 2021 / infocus

  • Align Technology launches new website section encouraging GDPs to expand their comprehensive capabilities

    Align Technology, Inc., has today announced the availability of a new page in the Invisalign go website for general… Read more

    September 14, 2021 / infocus

  • Edinburgh University graduate takes office as BDA’s 135th President

    Professor Liz Kay, a leading dental academic and dental public health specialist, has taken up office as the 135th president… Read more

    September 8, 2021 / infocus

  • Scotland’s largest dental firm introduces paperless patient journey

    Clyde Munro has introduced a ‘sustainability protocol’ which it says has enabled the group to save the paper equivalent of… Read more

    September 7, 2021 / infocus

  • Scottish Government commits £1bn to ‘improve care and tackle backlog’

    Investment in primary care to support dentists, GPs, community pharmacists, and optometrists is being increased by 25 per cent, the… Read more

    August 25, 2021 / infocus

  • £7.5m funding for red band hand pieces announced

    Humza Yousaf at a Scottish Government press conference, 21 May 2021.

    The Scottish Government has announced that it is making £7.5m available to the profession for the purchase of electric motors… Read more

    August 23, 2021 / infocus

  • 4m appointments lost as Government give’s 24hrs notice of new policy coming into force

    The British Dental Association (BDA) Scotland has warned the Scottish Government it must “improve communication, and carefully manage patient expectations”,… Read more

    August 20, 2021 / infocus

  • Future pandemic expert group established

    An expert group of leading scientists and medical specialists, set up to advise the Scottish Government on preparing for the… Read more

    August 19, 2021 / infocus

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