Keith Woods Essay Competition 2020 – Winner

  BASCD is delighted to announce the winner of the 2020 Keith Woods Essay competition, Ruairi O’Kane who is an undergraduate at Belfast Dental School. Ruairi essay on the impact of COVID-19 on dentistry was judged to be very insightful by a… Read more »

Congratulations Charlotte!

Congratulations to Charlotte Jeavons, BASCD’s Oral Health Promotion Lead, on her recent triple achievements.   Firstly, Charlotte has been asked to become the President Elect for the Institute of Health Education and Health Promotion at their AGM in May 2020. Then Charlotte… Read more »

BASCD members during #COVID-19

  Lwazi Sibanda an early stage career member of Council reflects on being a dentist redeployed as a district nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic in an article published in the BDJ with a little help from Vanessa Muirhead. From being a little… Read more »

BASCD’s new President

Maria Morgan, senior lecturer in dental public health at Cardiff University’s School of Dentistry and Hon. Specialist in public health at Public Health Wales became President of BASCD at our virtual AGM on Thursday the 24th September, 2020.  View Maria’s acceptance speech… Read more »

Faculty of Dental Surgery – Research Grants available

News from the Faculty of Dental Surgery – Grants available to support research in orthodontics and oral health of children in the broadest sense. Closing date 28th February 2020 at 5pm. Visit the link for details:

Sugar Awareness Week

The annual week coordinated by Action on Sugar takes place from 20-26 January 2020.  You can find lots more details on their website at For other resources, policies and helpful documents see BASCD Oral Health Improvement pages