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Diary of a young hospital dentist: did I panic?

In this new series of blogs by Surina Bhola, a young dentist working as a dental core trainee at Princess Alexandra Hospital, she will share her experience of taking on a new role in a hospital settin... »

GDPC update: October 2016 meeting

The General Dental Practice Committee met on 17 October 2016 and included a presentation from Matthew Hill, Director of Strategy at the General Dental Council, as well as discussions on dental foundat... »

Testing migrant children’s teeth for their age is not only immoral – it doesn’t work

This article originally appeared online as a blog for the New Statesman. This week, the Home Office finally ruled out the use of x-rays to establish the age of childhood migrants. It’s welcome news, b... »

Is the BDA the organisation you want it to be?

My history with the BDA has perhaps not followed a conventional path, if one exists. I was active in a Local Dental Committee (LDC) environment at a time of upheaval pre-2006, and my anger at the way ... »

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