New BOS survey released for National Smile Month reveals the number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment in the UK continues to rise
Today (8 May 2018): New figures released by The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) to coincide with National Smile Month, which kicks-off on 14 May 2018, reveals the number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment in the UK continues to rise.
International audience for BOS jaw surgery resource
More than 100,000 patients from more than 120 countries have viewed the British Orthodontic Society Your Jaw Surgery resource in the two years since the website was launched.
Sonic hedgehog signalling and craniofacial development – discovering the weird and the wonderful
Professor Martyn Cobourne will deliver the Northcroft Memorial Lecture at the British Orthodontic Conference in 2018, where he will talk about his work on the sonic hedgehog gene and its role in craniofacial development.
Registration for BOC 2018 Now open Thursday 27- Saturday 29th September
Book today to benefit from the early bird discount
Against the Odds 2018: Open for entries
The British Orthodontic Society’s Against The Odds award in 2018 is now open for entries. The award was set up to showcase the transformative power of braces by identifying the best account of orthodontic treatment told by a patient.
Routine screening for sleep apnoea by dentists now recommended as dental sleep medicine becomes an established treatment modality
Dentists interested in sleep medicine can play a more extensive role in diagnosing and treating patients who suffer from sleep-related problems, according to Professor Ama Johal, the BOS authority on Dental Sleep Medicine and Vice-President of the British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Media Statement
An association has recently been made in the national press between infective endocarditis and the orthodontic treatment of a young female patient.
Procurement of orthodontic services may put sustainable and high-quality patient care at risk
The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) is highlighting its concerns about the forthcoming procurement of orthodontic contracts ending in March 2019 in the South of England.
Trumpeting the power of braces
Lubo Rnic badly wanted to play the trumpet when he was in primary school. Try as he might, he was the only child in his class who couldn’t produce a single sound. Seven years later, Lubo not only plays the trumpet, in March he will be playing in a school concert.
BOS welcomes new independent website with orthodontic information for patients
A new website for patients called Orthodontic Sense is welcomed by the British Orthodontic Society (BOS), the UK’s leading organisation for the advancement of the science and practice of orthodontics.
Brexit on the programme at Consultant Orthodontist Group (COG) meeting
What impact will Brexit have on healthcare and on dentistry in particular? One of the people who is best qualified to answer this question is the MP Hilary Benn and he will be speaking on that very topic at the March meeting of the British Orthodontic Society’s Consultants’ symposium.
All-embracing Ortho360 theme for #BOC2018
The British Orthodontic Conference (BOC) in 2018 offers a comprehensive overview of the orthodontic speciality showcased over three days in the QE11 Conference Centre with 360° views over London.
Professor Jonathan Sandler announced as President of the British Orthodontic Society and David Birnie as Honorary Patron
The revised format for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which comes into force from January 2018 is welcomed by the British Orthodontic Society.
British Orthodontic Society launches patient campaign to promote lifelong retainer wear
Orthodontic retainers should be worn for life according to the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) which has launched a ‘Hold that Smile’ campaign to reinforce the message to patients.
‘Hold that smile’ film and animation now available for dental clinics to share on their website
BOS has created a captioned film for patients explaining the importance of wearing retainers for life. The Society has also created a short animation aimed at young people.
The role of orthodontic experience at BOC 2017
The theme of the 30th British Orthodontic Conference was Back to the Future which proved to be a useful springboard for many of the speakers .....
BOS launches ‘Hold that Smile’ retention campaign
A new approach to retention underpins a campaign launching at the British Orthodontic Conference
BOC 2017 gives platform to ‘Academic Rising Stars’
For the first time, the British Orthodontic Conference is giving a platform to three academic rising stars who will share their current research projects at BOC 2017
Past President and Chair of BOS awarded OBE in Queen’s Birthday honours list for services to Orthodontics
Today (19 June 2017): The British Orthodontic Society warmly congratulates their past President and Chair Professor Nigel Hunt who has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours list.