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Nov212019
BOS – looking ahead after celebrating 25 years
The British Orthodontic Conference (BOC) is the most significant orthodontic event in the UK calendar and this year’s, at the SECC in Glasgow, was attended by many hundreds of delegates, and saw a great deal of celebration as the British Orthodontic Society marked its 25th birthday.
Nov182019
BOS mourns orthodontist Chris Kettler MBE
Members of BOS as well as its affiliated groups are deeply saddened by the death of orthodontist Chris Kettler MBE, a towering figure in the world of orthodontics.
Nov112019
British Orthodontic Society set to exhibit at 2020’s UK Dental Congress & Exhibition: Olympia London.
The British Orthodontic Society are excited to announce that they will be exhibiting at this year’s UK Dental Congress & Exhibition (24th & 25th January 2020) held at Olympia London.
Oct182019
Campaign to alert patients to the dangers of ‘DIY Ortho’ announced at BOC 2019
The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) and Oral Health Foundation announce their plans for a national campaign to warn patients about the risks of direct to consumer orthodontics – also known as DIY Orthodontics - at BOC 2019 in Glasgow.
Aug192019
New British Orthodontic Society survey reveals the number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment in the UK remains high
Monday 19 August 2019: New figures released today by The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) reveals the number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment in the UK continues to remain high.
Apr252019
London woman scarred for life by dog wins British Orthodontic Society’s ‘Against the Odds’ for her brave and inspirational story
When she was just four years old, Tatiana was brutally attacked by a dog. She was rushed to hospital for four and a half hours emergency surgery followed by a further two surgeries and 127 stitches to her face – she was scarred for life.
Apr182019
BOS speakers at British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show
The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show is the UK’s largest, free to attend education and trade event for the dental profession. It is to be held on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th May at the NEC in Birmingham, and will attract over 10,000 dental professionals.
Apr112019
BOS Response to Newcastle University Raindrop Project
Last week saw the release of the Raindrop Project study, led by Newcastle University, which posited that the NHS dental budget is not being spent in the most efficient way and must be better allocated to avoid oral health inequality and meet patients’ needs.
Apr102019
British Orthodontic Conference 2019 – Registration now Open
Registration is now open for the 2019 British Orthodontic Conference – the largest event for UK dental professionals with an interest in orthodontics and this year’s theme is Looking Ahead.
Mar042019
Resounding endorsement for BOS retention videos - Hold that smile campaign surpasses gold standard
A national audit of the views of orthodontic patients has led to a resounding endorsement of educational videos supporting the British Orthodontic Society’s retention campaign
Dec212018
NHS orthodontic service revision – an update
A significant change in NHS orthodontic provision has taken place in the south of England over the last few months.
Dec192018
Help BOSF to raise £500k in next decade
Professor Philip Benson, BOS Director of Research, is setting a target of £0.5m in donations and legacies in the decade ahead and is asking the orthodontic community to help.
Dec122018
Julian O’Neill new honorary patron of BOS
The new Honorary Patron of the British Orthodontic Society from January 2019 is Julian O’Neill, Consultant Orthodontist at Kettering General Hospital.
Nov212018
BOS welcomes new universal complaints handling principles for dentistry
Six universal principles in complaints handling identified by a working group established in collaboration with the General Dental Council have been made public this month.
Nov072018
Seeing into the orthodontic future at BOC
Looking ahead is the theme of the British Orthodontic Conference to be held in Glasgow in 2019.
Nov022018
A 360 overview of orthodontics with patients as the focal point
The British Orthodontic Conference (BOC) is the most significant orthodontic event in the UK calendar and this year’s, attended by over 1200 delegates, was bigger and better than the two previous years
Oct122018
A rough guide to orthodontics to achieve seamless care
The British Orthodontic Society is offering a one-day course in orthodontics aimed at recently qualified dentists and those new to working in the UK.
Oct102018
BOS mourns American orthodontist Dr William Proffit
BOS members are deeply saddened by the death of American orthodontist Dr William Proffit.
Aug222018
BOS supports call for YouTube to ban DIY brace videos
The BOS is recommending the introduction of more robust editorial control by video platform YouTube in order that any footage demonstrating and promoting so-called “DIY braces” is removed.
Aug152018
Orthodontics and humanity in the post-truth era Highlights of an interview with the President of BOS
Professor Jonathan Sandler, President of the BOS, has taken the opportunity to speak directly to patients through the medium of an interview with the orthodontic blogger, Neil Hillyard on his UKadultbraces.co.uk website.