New contract must work for practices, Minister tells APPG for Dentistry

10 July 2013

It is important that any new dental contract in England must work for dental practices and support their functioning as businesses; Health Minister Earl Howe stressed at a meeting of MPs at Westminster this week (10 July 2013).
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Whitening regulations focus of APPG for Dentistry meeting

30 October 2012

On the eve of new laws on tooth whitening coming into force in the UK, a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Dentistry heard of the damage that can be done when the procedure is carried out by non-dentists, and what impact the new laws are likely to have.
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APPG for dentistry debates phase down of dental amalgam

14 February 2012

The UK could cope with a phase down of the use of dental amalgam in the longer term, but not in the immediate future, a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Dentistry has been told.
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Ability of NHS dentistry to deliver for patients under scrutiny

25 October 2011

Patients want to be confident that dental disease will not impair their quality of life, but that means different things to different people, Professor Jimmy Steele told a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Dentistry today.
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APPG Chair urges MPs to see realities of salaried dental services

14 June 2011

Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Dentistry, Sir Paul Beresford, has challenged fellow MPs to visit their local salaried dental services to see for themselves the work community dentists are doing.
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Parliamentarians focus on dental education and research

10 March 2011

A visit today to King’s College London Dental Institute (KCLDI) has highlighted to Parliamentarians the role played by the UK’s dental schools.
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