Community dentist Charlotte Waite sets out what she hopes the NHS Long Term Plan will mean for community dental services and for patients.
26 February, 2019
A round-up of some of our most popular blog posts during 2018...
30 December, 2018
We feel that dentistry is often forgotten when it comes to getting a share of NHS funding, but we've set out to Government why we feel committing more resources to NHS dentistry can massively improve oral (and general) health outcomes for patients.
5 November, 2018
Following the announcement of additional funding for the NHS here are the five key fronts on which we're seeking answers from Jeremy Hunt.
29 June, 2018
General Dental Practice Chair Henrik Overgaard-Nielsen looks at the history of NHS dental charges and their impact today.
13 June, 2018
A crisis in dental commissioning is forcing dentistry to the brink of collapse, argues BDA Principal Executive Committee Vice-Chair Eddie Crouch, as we continue to highlight what it's really like to work in the profession today and why dentists' incomes have to be made more sustainable now.
23 April, 2018
It looks like it's been a busy year for everyone – so, just in case you missed it, here are our top pick of the BDA's blogs during 2017.
19 December, 2017
Barriers to care are a daily feature of working in the community dental services (CDS). All NHS dentists are facing increasing pressures of bureaucracy and administration, but in the CDS, we are facing one extra level of stress: exemption status.
18 October, 2017
New investment in NHS dentistry in Wales is welcome, but how does it square with up with the money lost from clawback? Katrina Clarke, Chair of the BDA’s Welsh General Dental Practice Committee, looks behind the headlines.
17 August, 2017
How much will our patients have to pay in charges, when the term ‘NHS dentistry’ ceases to have much meaning?
6 September, 2016