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  • Child decay stats badge of dishonour for ministers, say dentists

    The BDA has condemned ministerial indifference as new statistics show the child tooth decay crisis continues to grow.

    Date: 13 January 2018

    Child decay stats badge of dishonour for ministers, say dentists


  • BDA announces new Scotland Director

    The British Dental Association has announced Phil Grigor as its new Scotland Director.

    Date: 10 January 2018

    BDA announces new Scotland Director


  • Pay uplift for NI dentists 'too little, too late'

    The BDA has responded to news from the Department of Health that General Dental Practitioners will receive an uplift of 1% to pay, recommended by the DDRB earlier this year.

    Date: 19 December 2017

    Pay uplift for NI dentists 'too little, too late'


  • NHS access crisis reaches Hunt's seat as stealth cuts and reform failure bite

    Rather than delivering on manifesto commitments to reform the ailing NHS dental system, Coalition and Conservative governments have overseen deep cuts according to new research from the BDA.

    Date: 18 December 2017

    NHS access crisis reaches Hunt's seat as stealth cuts and reform failure bite


  • BDA honours outstanding dentists for 2017

    Thirteen dentists are being recognised in this year's round of BDA Honours and Awards, for their outstanding contributions to the profession and to the Association.

    Date: 15 December 2017

    BDA honours outstanding dentists for 2017


  • BDA board election results – 2018-20

    The results for the BDA board (Principal Executive Committee) elections are now in and we are pleased to announce the results for the 2018-20 triennium.

    Date: 01 December 2017

    BDA board election results – 2018-20


  • NHS dentistry in crisis: Dentists respond to Times investigation on access

    The BDA has responded to an investigation by The Times that shows that in 24 local authorities in England dentists can only take on private patients.

    Date: 30 November 2017

    NHS dentistry in crisis: Dentists respond to Times investigation on access


  • BDA insists on coherent strategy for amalgam phase down

    The gradual reduction in the use of dental amalgam must be supported by investment in strategies to prevent tooth decay, the BDA has argued.

    Date: 29 November 2017

    BDA insists on coherent strategy for amalgam phase down


  • Professor Jimmy Steele CBE

    It is with great sadness we report the untimely passing of Professor Jimmy Steele CBE of Newcastle University.

    Date: 17 November 2017

    Professor Jimmy Steele CBE


  • BDA welcomes initiative by MSPs to become mouth cancer aware

    Holyrood is waking up to the threat of oral cancer, as MSPs prepare to tackle a condition that kills more people than road traffic accidents.

    Date: 10 November 2017

    BDA welcomes initiative by MSPs to become mouth cancer aware


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