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British Orthodontic Conference 15 - 17 September 2022

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The British Orthodontic Society are the experts when it comes to tooth straightening. For over twenty five years we’ve championed orthodontics in the UK. As a professional society we have patients at the very heart of everything we do. Whether you’re a parent of a child or an adult embarking on treatment we are a trusted and expert resource.

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18th May 2022

Teen wins national award for his story of life-changing treatment after losing his front teeth

Yusuf Anwer, 18yrs, from Croydon credits his orthodontist Dr Sadiq as transforming his life when others had given up.

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8th Mar 2022

Orthodontist wins prestigious award

A Consultant Orthodontist from University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust was today awarded the prestigious Colyer Gold Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) – the highest accolade available from the College.

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3rd Feb 2022

BOS releases teledentistry guidance

Today (4 February): The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) has released its guidance on teledentistry and remote interactions in orthodontic care.

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3rd Feb 2022

BOS Statement: Guidance on teledentistry and remote interactions in orthodontic care

Please find below an advice sheet on Guidance on teledentistry and remote interactions in orthodontic care (including remote monitoring of clear aligner treatment).

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3rd Nov 2021

BOS joins European consensus: ‘DIY Orthodontics’ is hazardous for patients

The British Orthodontic Society is delighted to join a Europe wide consensus that sees 31 professional dental and orthodontic societies, associations, and institutions from 25 countries come together to endorse and fully support a Joint Declaration regarding the unacceptable and potentially unsafe remote treatment of malocclusions. This Declaration by EFOSA (European Federation of Orthodontic Specialists Associations) clearly states the basic requirements that must be met for any orthodontic treatment.

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28th Sep 2021

Bos welcomes report which aims to improve access and standards of care for patients in hospital dentistry

The Consultant Orthodontist Group (COG) of the British Orthodontic Society are delighted to support the publication of the GIRFT report into Hospital Dentistry.  Recommendations in this new report aim to improve access and standards of care for patients, and knowledge of activity to the secondary care trusts and wider NHS.

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1st Jul 2021

CQC statement on DIY Orthodontics “provides clarity”

Today (1 July): The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) is delighted that the CQC have provided further clarity on the position of Direct to Consumer Orthodontic providers and the fact that they must be CQC registered.

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Jaw Surgery

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Patient Information

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FAQs

Commonly asked questions about orthodontic treatment.

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