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Avoidance of doubt: Innovative commissioning for children under the age of 3yrs

By |September 27th, 2017|SBDN|

The office of the Chief Dental Officer for England reiterates the position and commitment to improving the oral health of children under 3yrs of age and only last night was present in Leicester as the 'Starting well' programme was brought to life. Leicester is one of the 13 areas identified as having a need for [...]

BDA and The Dentistry Show join together for 2018 show

By |September 25th, 2017|SBDN|

An announcement was released on Friday advising the dental arena that the BDA and the Dentistry Show had come together to hold one show. The show will be held on the 18th - 19th May, 2018 at the NEC. Many have welcomed this as it means that it frees up one of the weekends, despite [...]

DCby1 The Society supported this launch

By |September 25th, 2017|SBDN|

DCby1 (Dental check by 1yrs of age) was a huge success at launch and the Society supported it. Dental caries is a preventable disease and initiatives such as this has the potential to reduce the risk and incidence of such a disease. It is key that parents and carers are supported and that in turn [...]

DCby1 – ‘Dental Check by 1’

By |September 22nd, 2017|SBDN|

The Society is supporting 'Dental Check by 1 initiative by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry. This initiative aims to encourage parents and carers to take young children to the dentist before they are 1 and ideally when the first tooth has appeared. Our Patron believes that the initiative may well serve a wider purpose [...]

GCSE Grades Changed: Employers & Training Providers Are You Up to Speed?

By |September 2nd, 2017|SBDN|

Just in case you were not aware the national qualifications grading system for GCSEs has recently changed. It is important to all employers and training providers if qualifications make up part of your training entry requirements, job descriptions and employment frameworks. Ofqual has produced a useful grid which supports the mapping between the old and the new [...]