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NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR THE BDIA
Current BDIA Chief Executive will be
stepping down from his position on April
10th after 20 years of service.
Tony Reed has been the BDIA Chief
Executive for two decades. He has previously
enjoyed a career in Trade Association
management. During his employment at the
BDIA Tony Reed has been a key player in
developing close working relationships with
many of the professional bodies associated
with dentistry. He has also worked to raise
the profile of the BDIA and its members
within the UK and Europe. Tony Reed said:
"I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at
the BDIA and have overseen many changes
in the industry over the last two decades.
I am privileged to have met and worked
with so many great characters in the dental
community over the years".
He is stepping down and making way for
a new Chief Executive. The role will now

be taken up by Edmund Proffitt. Edmund
Proffitt has a total of 29 years of trade
association management experience covering
policy and lobbying, communications,
marketing, technical, exhibitions, training,
company secretarial and membership
matters. Appointed by the BDIA, he will
be leaving behind his old role of Policy &
Public Affairs Director to take on this new
role. Speaking on his appointment he said:
"I am honoured and delighted to be
taking up this position. There are many
challenges facing BDIA members over
the next few years, as well as some great
opportunities. I look forward to working
with the BDIA Council and members to
ensure that the sector is prepared and can
prosper going forwards".
Despite stepping down as Executive
Director, Tony Reed will remain fully
involved with the BDIA financially for the

foreseeable future. BDIA President, Mike
Cann commented on Edmund Proffitt's
appointment, saying:
"Edmund has played a key role in
growing the Association's influence and
presence over the last four years and we are
confident that he is the right choice to follow
in Tony's footsteps leading the BDIA".■

TEETH TEAM GET 137K INVESTMENT FROM SIMPLYHEALTH.
The award winning child oral health
programme, Teeth Team, has gained a
massive investment from Simplyhealth.
Teeth Teeth began in Hull to improve the
oral health of children in socially deprived
communities. The have been enjoying success
with their programme and have a recorded
a reduction of 19.8% in local children
experiencing dental extractions under general
anaesthetic. A survey on 5 year olds in Hull,
which was carried out by Public Health
England Survey (DPH), also recorded an
improvement from 43.4% to 37.8%.
Speaking about the investment, Chris

Groombridge, Chair of Trustees for Teeth
Team, said:
"We are absolutely delighted to receive this
momentous support and investment from
Simplyhealth to our charity. To be working in
partnership on this level means that moving
forward we can expand the programme into
scores of new schools in other areas of need
and continue to make a real different in child
oral health."
The investment from Simplyhealth will
allow Teeth Team to continue with its work
and roll out its programme to 50 additional
schools in 2017. Simplyhealth professionals

will also be actively involved in the growth of
Teeth Team by delivering the programme as
it expands across the country.
Simplyhealth made a pledge to donate 10%
of pre-tax profits to charitable causes in 2017.
They believe that Teeth Team's programme
provides 'hard evidence' that demonstrates
the effectiveness of the 'prevention' approach
to better oral health amongst the five- to
nine-year-old age group. They also hope that
they can eventually use accumulated evidence
to lobby the government into diverting a
percentage of the savings realised by Teeth
Team for the NHS to help fund further
expansion of the project to other areas and
schools.
Director of Dental Policy at Simplyhealth
Professionals, Henry Clover, said:
"We are incredibly excited about being
involved with Teeth Team. Simplyhealth
Professionals is ideally placed to provide
practical, proactive support through our
member dentists, some of whom will have
the opportunity to visit these schools and
help children understand the importance of
preventive oral health care through the Teeth
Team programme." ■
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of DentaltownUK April 2017

Cover
Meet the Team
Mike Gow
Industry News
Howard Speaks
International Dental Show
Through the Keyhole: Surgery—Home and Away
What's on Dentaltown
Golden Nuggets
Continuing Education
BACD: Rise of Cosmetic Dentistry
3-D Printing
Google: Leading Cause of Truth Decay
General Practice: Message Board
Time Out
Probing Report
Eating Disorders
Physiotherapy in the Treatment of Craniomandibular, Craniofacial and Craniocervical Disorders
Prosthodontics: Message Board
Plan Z
Online Marketing
Product Profile
Finance: Message Board
Lifestyle Section
Student Section
Poll
The European Society of Hypnosis
Wish List
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DentaltownUK April 2017 - Meet the Team
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DentaltownUK April 2017 - Mike Gow
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DentaltownUK April 2017 - Industry News
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DentaltownUK April 2017 - Howard Speaks
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DentaltownUK April 2017 - International Dental Show
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DentaltownUK April 2017 - Through the Keyhole: Surgery—Home and Away
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DentaltownUK April 2017 - What's on Dentaltown
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DentaltownUK April 2017 - Continuing Education
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DentaltownUK April 2017 - BACD: Rise of Cosmetic Dentistry
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DentaltownUK April 2017 - 3-D Printing
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DentaltownUK April 2017 - Google: Leading Cause of Truth Decay
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