Mrs Siobhan Hiscott

Mrs Siobhan Hiscott

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Global superstars ready to fly at Dentistry 17: Stars of Dentistry

Heralded as the UK’s premier dental event, Dentistry 17: Stars of Dentistry is set to return to London this June. Having raised the bar at Dentistry 16, this year’s five-star dental symposium is sure to bigger and better than ever before, promising to deliver a stunning speaker line-up, an unrivalled educational programme, core and verifiable…

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Oral Health Awards: all systems go

The Oral Health Awards 2017 have landed! Created for the whole dental team to reward and recognise excellence in dentistry, the Oral Health Awards allow dental professionals and teams to demonstrate their passion for excellent patient care across a range of categories that amply illustrate the rising standards of dentistry in the UK and Ireland…

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Dental hygienist and therapist symposium proved scintillating at show

The hygienist and therapist symposium proved a massive hit at this year’s Dentistry Show. Like previous years at the Dentistry Show, the 10-year anniversary event was very much geared toward preventive dentistry, focusing on various methods by which patient care could be improved. Building on this, the two-day symposium, chaired by the president of the…

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Sweet tooth linked to genetics

New research suggests that genetics may determine whether or not we have a sweet tooth. A study has found an association between people who consumed high levels of sweets and one variation of a hormone. As a result of previous studies that suggest that the hepatokine fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) hormone may regulate sugar…

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Quest for hygienists and therapists to provide prescription only medicines given green light

The green light has been given by NHS England Chief Professionals Office for dental hygienists and dental therapists to pursue the quest to be able to provide prescription only medicines (POM), specifically local anaesthetic, topical anaesthetic and fluoride varnish, to patients without having to first get a prescription from a dentist. This is considered an important milestone in…

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Oral health-related quality of life improved with orthodontics

New research has found that orthodontic treatment before the age of 18 years improves oral health-related quality of life, with the most improvement being in emotional and social wellbeing. The paper, co-authored by Professor Philip Benson with colleagues Hanieh Javidi and Mario Vettore, is based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies using patient…

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British Society of Periodontology launches gum health awareness campaign

The British Society of Periodontology (BSP) has launched its gum health awareness campaign for 2017. It is part of an annual drive to raise awareness of gum health among health professionals and the general public throughout Europe. European gum health awareness day takes places on Friday 12 May, and this year’s plans continue the work of…

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Clinical strategies to preserve teeth in patients with periodontal disease

The Eastman Dental Institute is holding an evening lecture for those with an interest in periodontal therapy and the provision of dental implants in patients with advanced periodontal disease. The lecture, which takes place on Thursday 15 June, aims to introduce clinical strategies to preserve teeth in patients with periodontal disease, and the issues relative…

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Dental academic and clinician receives MBE

Professor Liz Kay has received a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in recognition of her services to dental education. Professor Liz Kay, foundation dean at the Peninsula Dental School at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD), received the award at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace hosted by HRH Prince…

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King’s College London appoints new executive dean

Professor Mike Curtis has been appointed as the next executive dean of the dental institute at King’s College London. Professor Curtis is a distinguished microbiologist with a robust track record of academic leadership, currently serving as dean of dentistry and deputy vice-principal health at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL. Professor…


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