Interested in writing for dental publications? The BDEF can help

Young dentist Nikki Patel, explains what the British Dental Editors Forum is and how it might benefit you, particularly if you are interested in getting experience of writing for dental publications.Nikki is completing a fellowship in clinical leadership and won first prize for the BDEF’s Young Dental Communicator of the Year Award in 2015 – she also sits on the BDA’s Young Denti... »

Special care dentist wins at Best Trainee 2016 Awards

Special care dentist, Claire Curtin, won the overall award at the recent Wales Deanery Best Trainee Awards and was named the best trainee of 2016. Claire also won the Outstanding Contribution to Raising the Profile of special care dentistry in Wales award. Claire gives many talks on Special Care Dentistry, she spoke at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition on special care dentistry and care... »

BDA Honours and Awards: who’s your dental hero?

The BDA’s Honours and Awards are now open for nominations for the 2016/17 round. Do you know someone who you feel should be recognised for the amazing work they do for dentistry? Then please nominate them for a BDA Honour or Award. The Honours and Awards nominations process takes place each year and is designed to recognise outstanding merit and service given to the profession and/or the community... »

Outstanding service to the local community: Mary Farnell

Sheffield dentist Mary Farnell is to be honoured with the BDA’s Certificate of merit for services to the profession, which will be officially awarded at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition’s Honours and Award’s dinner on Saturday 28 May 2016 in Manchester. Mary was put forward by Oonagh McCloskey, member of BDA Northern Ireland Branch, after seeing Mary’s outstanding work for Crisis at Ch... »

Dedicated long-service to dentistry: Richard Elvin

The Middlesex and Hertfordshire Branch wanted to honour Richard Elvin for his thirty-year involvement with the branch and his long service to dentistry and nominated him for a BDA Honour and Award for 2015. Richard has been an active member in the branch for many years, helping to ensure the success of the Annual Scientific and Presidential meeting, which is held in a variety of European venues. D... »

Bringing out the best in people: John Mellor

John Mellor has been honoured with a Certificate of Merit for Services to the Association for 2015 and will receive his award at the 2016 BDA Conference and Exhibition. John was nominated by Susan Page, Honorary Chair of the Lancaster and Morecambe Section, for his vast contribution to the BDA and to the profession. John is the immediate Past President for the BDA North West Branch. Prior to that ... »

Selfless in support of others: Sarah May

Is there someone in the profession you think should be officially honoured for their work? Do you feel one of your colleagues goes above and beyond the everyday, and has contributed to upholding and improving the standards of dentistry? Then please nominate them for this year’s round of BDA honours and awards. The honours and awards nominations process takes place each year and is designed to reco... »