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  • Help us tell the story of dentistry

    In his keynote address to the British Dental Conference and Exhibition BDA Chair Mick Armstrong called on members of the profession to take pride in their achievements and set out their remarkable contribution to UK healthcare.

    Date: 25 May 2017

    Help us tell the story of dentistry


  • Dental leaders pledge donations to Manchester Arena families

    As dentists from across the U.K. arrive in Manchester for their national conference the BDA has pledged £5,000 in support of victims of the Manchester Arena attack

    Date: 25 May 2017

    Dental leaders pledge donations to Manchester Arena families


  • BDA response to Conservative Party manifesto

    BDA chair Mick Armstrong responds to the launch of the Conservative Party manifesto.

    Date: 18 May 2017

    BDA response to Conservative Party manifesto


  • Dentists challenge parties to address failures on prevention

    The BDA has said political indifference is now jeopardising the sustainability of the dental service in England, as they called on all parties to set out their plans on prevention.

    Date: 12 May 2017

    Dentists challenge parties to address failures on prevention


  • Homeless falling back on 'DIY dentistry'

    The BDA has said government must invest in community dental services, as shocking new research reveals 15% of homeless people have pulled out their own teeth.

    Date: 05 May 2017

    Homeless falling back on 'DIY dentistry'


  • BDA to GDC – Shift the balance, but Fitness to Practise must come first

    The BDA has told the GDC it must focus on the fundamentals and fix Fitness to Practise, as it responded to plans set out in the regulator's Shifting the Balance document.

    Date: 26 April 2017

    BDA to GDC – Shift the balance, but Fitness to Practise must come first


  • Orthodontic legal challenge: Registration deadline extended

    Following the BDA's legal challenge NHS England has extended this Friday's (28 April) registration deadline for tenders to provide over £1/2 billion of orthodontic services in the South of England.

    Date: 25 April 2017

    Orthodontic legal challenge: Registration deadline extended


  • Overwhelming support from dentists for gender-neutral HPV vaccinations

    The overwhelming majority of dentists and GPs are backing calls for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme to be expanded to school-aged boys, according to a new survey.

    Date: 24 April 2017

    Overwhelming support from dentists for gender-neutral HPV vaccinations


  • Dentists call for charges shake up

    Children and vulnerable patients risk losing out on access to free NHS dental treatment because of poor promotion and signposting of charge exemptions says the BDA.

    Date: 05 April 2017

    Dentists call for charges shake up


  • Dentists achieve new highs in public satisfaction in face of government indifference

    The BDA has welcomed new data from the King's Fund showing satisfaction in NHS dentistry at a nearly two decade high.

    Date: 31 March 2017

    Dentists achieve new highs in public satisfaction in face of government indifference


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