Commissioning better oral health for vulnerable older people

Public Health England (PHE) has published a range of resources designed to support commissioners to improve the oral health of vulnerable older people in all settings. Commissioning better oral health for vulnerable older people gives an overview of the impact of oral diseases in vulnerable older people,… Read more »

Re-Scaling the Dental Recall BASCD Autumn Scientific Meeting

Registration now open! Programme and Registration available here   Thursday 15th November 2018 Cavendish Conference Centre, London Re-Scaling the Dental Recall?   Aim : To consider the findings of recent UK national research projects and their impact on practice and policy Learning Objectives.… Read more »

SugarSmart September

BASCD are a member of Sustain’s Sugar Smart working group, which is operating an awearness raising campaign during September. Please find details of the campaign below including how you can show your support and get involved. If you want to register to… Read more »

BASCD Childhood Obesity Plan

We still need to tackle the use of children’s TV, film and cartoon characters for junk food marketing The Children’s Food Campaign has released its response to Chapter 2 of the Government’s Childhood Obesity Plan. The response outlines support for the Government’s… Read more »

SDCEP Update

SDCEP Implementation Advice on Restricting the Use of Dental Amalgam in Specific Patient Groups – Publication The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) has recently published Implementation Advice on Restricting the Use of Dental Amalgam in Specific Patient Groups. This has been… Read more »

Enhanced CPD for DCP’s

All dental care professionals (DCPs) will be now required to move to Enhanced CPD on 1 August 2018 to maintain their General Dental Council (GDC) registration. For those professionals who reach the end of their five-year CPD cycle this year, the new… Read more »