The pressure for real reform of NHS dentistry is continuing to build in parliament.
Date: 24 November 2021
The updated dental appendix to the government's new infection prevention and control guidance for healthcare settings has now been published.
We have joined with the Association of Clinical Oral Microbiologists, the College of General Dentistry and other health organisations to highlight the message 'Antibiotics do not cure toothache', this Antimicrobial Awareness Week.
Date: 18 November 2021
The British Dental Association has said new standard operating procedures for dentists in England published this evening are unlikely to represent a silver bullet for restoring patient access to services.
Date: 25 November 2021
BDA Wales has welcomed commitments for additional funding for high street NHS dental services, but stressed support must also be provided to community services, treating the nation's most vulnerable adults and children.
Date: 17 November 2021
The BDA has warned that ongoing difficulties in accessing dental services risk fuelling the parallel health crisis of antibiotic resistance, as new data from the UK Health Security Agency underlines the surge in prescriptions in the dental sector.