A Guide to Medical Device Regulation!

Medical Device RegulationThis is intended as a guide only to the new MDR regulations in respect to the manufacture of custom made dental/medical appliances and includes references to the appropriate MDR articles for further reading, available through the following...

Dental Technician Profiles

We have removed the 'Dental Technician Profiles' website function. Members were not using this facility (there were just three profiles and no uploads in the last 18 months) and there was a small cost associated with renewing the software that ran this function. In...

Northern Dental Summit and UK Dental Congress.

The Orthodontic Technicians Association will be speaking at the OTA Lab & Tech Theatre at both Professional Dentistry’s upcoming events - Northern Dental Summit on 22-23rd November and UK Dental Congress in January 2020. You can gain 4.5 hours of CPD by attending...

Newsletter issues

We have had reports of issues relating to the newsletter CPD submission forms over the last few months. This page has been reviewed and some features we believe were causing issues have been removed. Once you submit your answers you should receive an email at the...

Profession Wide Complaints Launch.

The OTA has been involved in developing a guidance for handling complaints in the dental industry. We strongly recommend members review this guidance. It can be downloaded from the tile above.

The OTA VLE has broken 🙁

We had some new VLE courses prepared and ready to go for the start of the new CPD cycle. Unfortunately, the programme we used to run our VLE recently received a major overhaul from its developer. This added lost of great new stuff but it also made the images in all...

Forum and member profiles.

The OTA members forum is now open. Here members can discuss the issues of the day, ask for help and offer professional support to one another. The OTA member profiles page is also now live. Here members can post their CV if they are seeking new employment or just to...