Welcome to the Orthodontic National Group Website

Mission Statement

The Orthodontic National Group is passionate about orthodontics, and provides a platform for education and valuable information to propel the work of orthodontic nurses and therapists throughout the UK

The Group is a specialist group for Dental Nurses and Orthodontic Therapists within the UK and is an affiliated organisation to the British Orthodontic Society.

The Group caters for the interests of Dental Nurses, Orthodontic Therapists and other associated Dental Care Professionals who work part time or full time in the field of Orthodontics.

Membership is now available for Treatment Co-coordinators and Practice Managers.

The Group was originally formed out of the British Orthodontic Conference, which is held annually, by promoting an Orthodontic Nurse’s Day. It was formed in June 1994.

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Latest News:

Entries now open for BOC 2021 Clinical Effectiveness Poster Prize Session
Entries now open for BOC 2021 Clinical Effectiveness Poster Prize Session
March 25, 2021

Have you undertaken an Audit/Clinical Effectiveness project that you are proud of and...

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Study Day 2020
Study Day 2020
June 28, 2020

Study day date is currently under review due to Current covid -19 restrictions....

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Upcoming Events:

Communication skills that will help you stand out and win trust in the profession
Communication skills that will help you stand out and win trust in the profession
February 3, 2021

A reminder that booking is open for this programme which will teach you...

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Spring Study Event 6/3/2022
Spring Study Event 6/3/2022
February 2, 2021

Event 6/3/2022 2021- First Spring Study event to go on line It’s a...

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The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show
The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show
July 27, 2020

The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show will take place 21st-22nd May 2021 at...

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Spring Study Day 18/3/23

Entries now open for BOC 2021 Clinical Effectiveness Poster Prize Session
Have you undertaken an Audit/Clinical Effectiveness project that you are proud of and wish to enter the poster competition? As a nurse or a therapist...

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Communication skills that will help you stand out and win trust in the profession
A reminder that booking is open for this programme which will teach you how to win trust and stand out with your colleagues, patients and...

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Spring Study Event 6/3/2022
Event 6/3/2022 2021- First Spring Study event to go on line It’s a COVID adjustment to our usual learning/social event. Unfortunately 2020 was a disaster...

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The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show
The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show will take place 21st-22nd May 2021 at Birmingham NEC – CloserStill Media, organiser of the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show,...

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BADN 2020 SALARY SURVEY REPORT

BADN 2020 Salary Survey Report PR Mar 21.docx

Entries now open for BOC 2021 Clinical Effectiveness Poster Prize Session

Have you undertaken an Audit/Clinical Effectiveness project that you are proud of and wish to enter the poster competition? As a nurse or a therapist you are eligble to enter the category further details on entry are found on the BOS Website Main Menu Professional & Member Awards/Prizes BOC Aspiring Orthondist, Research and Clinical Effectiveness […]

Nominations Required: BOS Award to an Orthodontic Nurse/Therapist for Distinguished Services

The Annual Award for DCP's to be held at British Orthodontic Society Conference 2021 in Manchester. To recognise those nurses/therapists whom have made an outstanding contribution to their profession & Orthodontics ★ Do you know someone who you work with, that person who goes the extra-mile? ★ Someone special who goes out of their way [...]

Communication skills that will help you stand out and win trust in the profession

A reminder that booking is open for this programme which will teach you how to win trust and stand out with your colleagues, patients and loved ones. The speaker is Anthony Asquith and this webinar on 4 February 2021 starting at 6.30 p.m follows the very popular first communications webinar offered in October last year. The webinar […]

Spring Study Event 6/3/2022

Event 6/3/2022 2021- First Spring Study event to go on line It’s a COVID adjustment to our usual learning/social event. Unfortunately 2020 was a disaster for our CPD learning events with both our spring and conference study days being lost to covid restrictions. However, like everything else we have had to do since this unfortunate […]

The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show

The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show will take place 21st-22nd May 2021 at Birmingham NEC – CloserStill Media, organiser of the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show, have taken the decision to postpone the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show (BDCDS). The 2020 event will now take place on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd of May 2021 […]

Study Day 2020

Study day date is currently under review due to Current covid -19 restrictions. We sadly had to alter the well attended Spring Study day from March to November this year. However due to the continued uncertainty around travel and public safety we are currently looking into moving the date to next year. This is frustrating […]

Royal College of Surgeons DCP group

Debra Worthington has been our representative at the Royal College in Edinburgh meetings for some time and will be handing over the role to our secretary Mandy who is a senior dental nurse in York. The college have recently restructured their meetings and will now have just one meeting a year prior to their study […]

GDC Meetings 2020

Due to the current restrictions due to Covid-19 all stakeholder GDC meetings are currently suspended – the GDC are still working on all projects and communicating with the ONG for their input and considerations. More information will be given when final documents are completed. Current work projects include; GDC guidance for management of dental professionals […]

BOS award winner

BOS AWARD 2020 We are pleased to announce that this years BOS award winner is Julie Crozier. We will be disappointed not to be able to present the award this year due to the current situation and postponement of the BOC in Manchester but look forward to a celebration in 2021. Julie is currently on […]

Spring Study Day 18/03/2023  booking via Eventbrite, including morning educational session  in person hands on afternoon session. Virtual learning tickets available for the morning only. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/470929602117