Dental news you’ve missed this week
Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days…
The UK ranks highly for good oral health habits, a worldwide survey shows. It comes out on top for brushing teeth twice daily with a fluoride toothpaste (47%), followed closely by the US (40%).
A UK-based dentist is looking to secure his family’s safe relocation from Afghanistan due to fears over the Taliban. He describes feeling ‘hopeless’ but hopeful their family have a legitimate case for relocation.
Teledentistry is here to stay! A new study suggests teledentistry is a valid option for first stage triage and follow-up visits moving forward. Results show patients are ‘satisfied’ with the use of technology too.
A new carbon neutral toothbrush made from renewable raw materials has been launched by GSK. The Dr Best Greenclean toothbrush uses sustainable handle technology, with sustainable packaging and bristles.
In this month’s episode of the Dentistry Gym, Khalil Hussein tries something a little bit different. He takes a look at TMJ dysfunction and pain and how dental professionals can alleviate their own pain.
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