Public & Patients News


Oct052017
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.
Oct052017
‘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.
Oct052017
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 .....
Sep142017
BOS launches ‘Hold that Smile’ retention campaign
A new approach to retention underpins a campaign launching at the British Orthodontic Conference
Jul252017
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
Jun192017
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.
Jun162017
Nigel Harradine delivers last major presentation
What has changed and how should we react, asks Nigel Harradine at BOC: 14-16 September, Manchester
Jun122017
A BRIGHT FUTURE HERALDED FOR ORTHO TEAM MEMBERS
*Allied Health Professionals Programme at BOC 2017: 15-16 September. Early bird closes 1 July*
May172017
‘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.
May102017
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.
Apr242017
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.
Mar212017
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.
Mar212017
BOOK TODAY TO HEAR WORLD CLASS SPEAKERS AT UK’S MOST POPULAR ORTHODONTIC EVENT
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.
Mar032017
Orthodontist wins Against the Odds trophy for outstanding patient care
Against the Odds: A celebration of orthodontist and patient working together
Feb242017
Guy Deeming on BBC R5 Live Sunday Breakfast
Listen to Guy Deeming on Radio 5 Live
Feb242017
How do LDNs and MCNs fit into clinical contracting?
Practitioner Group Study Day at Stratford Manor Hotel 4 February 2017
Feb072017
New Patient Panel for BOS
BOS sets up independent patient panel to input on issues that concern patients.
Feb032017
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.
Jan312017
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.
Jan242017
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