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13 May 2024

Preet Gill joins the BDA at BDCDS for a crucial election-year update

Preet Gill joins the BDA at BDCDS for a crucial election-year update

The British Dental Association (BDA) is pleased to announce the addition of Preet Gill, Shadow Health Minister responsible for dentistry, to the lineup for the BDA theatre session ‘In an election year, what’s the future for dentistry?’ at the British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show (BDCDS).

Scheduled for 17th May at noon in the BDA Theatre, the session will see Ms Gill give a short speech. Her presence underscores the significance of this event in an election year, elevating the dialogue about the future trajectory of the dental profession.

Ms Gill will be directly followed by the BDA panel, chaired by BDA CEO, Martin Woodrow. It will be led by BDA Chair, Dr Eddie Crouch, along with other key dental leaders: Dr Shawn Charlwood, Chair of the General Dental Practice Committee (GDPC); Dr Sarah Canavan, Chair of the GDPC Associates Group; Dr Natalie Bradley, Chair of the Young Dentist Committee; Dr Nadia Ahmed, Chair (2022-2024) of the Central Committee for Hospital Dental Services.

This significant discussion promises to delve into the current landscape of dentistry and the BDA’s proactive efforts to shape its future. As the UK approaches a general election, the insights provided will be particularly pertinent, focusing on how the BDA influences dental policy and practice, which will arm the audience with critical knowledge about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the profession.

Attendees can expect to:

  • Gain insights into the importance of dentistry as an election issue and Labour’s plans for the sector if they win power  
  • Understand the comprehensive representation efforts of the BDA to meet the needs of all dentists, and BDA’s advocacy and influence on behalf of dental professionals
  • Explore emerging trends and future issues that are set to impact the profession of dentistry.

With the panel of experts sharing their insights and answering questions from the audience, this is an event not to be missed.

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