‘Better teeth for life’ BOS launches new resource for National Smile Month 2017
The British Orthodontic Society has launched a new online resource, The BOS Guide: Better teeth for life.
Evidence to support the role of orthodontics in improving well-being
Research undertaken at the University of Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry has found that orthodontic treatment before the age of 18 years improves oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL), with the most improvement being in emotional and social wellbeing.
Statement from BOS to support WFO’s inaugural World Orthodontic Health Day
News that the World Federation of Orthodontists has created an annual World Orthodontic Health Day has been welcomed by the British Orthodontic Society.
UK ahead of the curve in research into patients’ expectations
The meeting was opened by Professor Susan Cunningham who was the first woman to be invited to deliver the Ballard Lecture, a lecture which takes place annually at the Consultant Orthodontists Group symposium.
Today (Monday 20 March 2017): The British Orthodontic Society opens its Early Bird registration for its 30th BOC which takes place at Manchester Conference Centre 14-16 September 2017.
Orthodontist wins Against the Odds trophy for outstanding patient care
Against the Odds: A celebration of orthodontist and patient working together
Guy Deeming on BBC R5 Live Sunday Breakfast
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How do LDNs and MCNs fit into clinical contracting?
Practitioner Group Study Day at Stratford Manor Hotel 4 February 2017
New Patient Panel for BOS
BOS sets up independent patient panel to input on issues that concern patients.
A clinical orthodontic study identifies that obesity can affect the oral tissues
A study of young people undergoing orthodontic treatment recently published in the Journal of Dental Research has advanced the dental profession’s knowledge of the impact of obesity on oral tissues.
BOS welcomes new clarity around risks posed by online aligner companies
The legal and ethical challenges confronted by dentists who are asked to carry out limited aspects of treatment on behalf of an online orthodontic provider are set out in a new risk management article from Dental Protection.
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New Directors join BOS
Specialist orthodontist Guy Deeming has joined the BOS Board of Trustees as Director of Clinical Practice and Professor Philip Benson as Director of Research.
New video released today takes BOC ‘Back to the Future’ in 2017
Today (9 January 2017): a new video has been released showcasing what’s in store for the biggest event in the Orthodontic calendar for all UK dental professionals with an interest in the specialty.
Orthodontist wins national award for life-changing impact on teen
The life-changing impact of orthodontics on a 15-year-old girl is being celebrated in the British Orthodontic Society’s Against the Odds Award which is held annually to find the best story of specialist treatment submitted by a patient.
BOS alerts patients to risks of unsupervised treatment
The cost of DIY braces bought through an online provider may be lower than the average cost but the possible risks to health are high, warns the British Orthodontic Society (BOS).
Risks of teeth-shaping on referral from third party highlighted by BOS
Teeth-shaping is sometimes part of orthodontic treatment and is used to create space for tooth alignment as well as improve appearance.
BOC past and future – the spirit of orthodontics
A video has been made to capture the atmosphere of the British Orthodontic Society’s annual conference.
The career-enriching BOS
At her investiture as the new BOS Honorary Patron of the British Orthodontic Society, Alison Newlyn paid tribute to her predecessor as well as to the Society which she will represent in 2017.
CDO gives positive message to orthodontists at BOC 2016
Chief Dental Officer Professor Sara Hurley, speaking at the British Orthodontic Conference in Brighton this September, indicated that the future of orthodontic commissioning is guaranteed saying: “I do not see it (orthodontics) not being part of the NHS. If there is a need, it needs to be addressed.”