The British Dental Journal

The BDJ aims to inform readers of ideas, opinions, developments and key issues in dentistry - clinical, practical and scientific - to spark interest, debate and discussion.


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    What are the things you wished someone had told you at dental school, but never did? These short, accessible articles bring together top clinical tips gleaned from years of practice across a variety of specialties. We hope this Collection will be a really useful resource for managing and even adapting practice.

British Dental Journal is a Transformative Journal; authors can publish using the traditional publishing route OR via immediate gold Open Access.

Our Open Access option complies with funder and institutional requirements.


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Head and Neck Cancer

This collection of articles focuses on various different head and neck cancers, including mouth cancer. From causes and pathology to restoration and management, it brings together insightful content from the British Dental Journal, BDJ Team and Evidence-Based Dentistry. It also features articles from the recent BDJ Themed Issue which details the multidisciplinary care pathway for the head and neck cancer patient, describing the importance of dental health and dental care in this context.
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