Oral Health

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WTF? What is the future? – A brave new world driving behaviour change in oral healthcare teams
Join Iain Chapple on Wednesday 8 November at 7pm as he discusses a brave new world driving behaviour change in…
Dentistry
WTF? What is the future? – know your patient, change the outcome
Join Laura Bailey on Tuesday 7 November as she discusses how knowing the patient can change the outcome of treatment.…
Dentistry
The importance of addressing alcohol intake with patients
This Sober October, Amy Mesilio Peralta discusses the impact of alcohol on oral and mental health, and the importance of…
Dentistry
Diabetes drug could prevent gum disease, study finds
Metformin, a common drug used to manage type 2 diabetes, could be used to treat gum disease, a study has…
Dentistry
The Dental Hygienist Roadshow webinar series
The Dental Hygienist Roadshow 2023 is going digital! Learn more about the three lectures in the webinar series and sign…
Oral health
How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 14 October 2023
It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days… The Dentistry…
Dentistry
Tesco to cover VAT on its kids’ toothbrushes and toothpastes
Tesco has cut the price of children’s toothbrushes and toothpastes by 20% in a move to help fight tooth decay.…
Dentistry
Government takes action to promote alcohol-free and low alcohol drinks
The UK population could be encouraged to buy alcohol-free and low alcohol drinks under a new government proposal. This comes…
Dentistry
Four in five women over 50 are unaware of menopause-oral health link
New data suggests that 84% of women over 50 are not aware of the oral health impacts of menopause, with…
Dentistry
How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 30 September 2023
It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days… Introducing Laboratory’s…
Dentistry
How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 23 September 2023
It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days… Uchenna Okoye:…
Dentistry
Poor oral health ‘could lower survival rates of head and neck cancer’
There is a strong link between oral health and survival among people diagnosed with head and neck cancer.  This is…
Dentistry
Most patients unaware HPV causes throat cancer, says study
Most patients are unaware of the relationship between human papillomavirus (HPV) and throat cancer, a study says. According to new…
Dentistry
How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 9 September 2023
It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days… GDC launches…
Dentistry
HPV and dentistry: what are the signs and how can you help?
As a common virus which could cause cancer, Neena Nayyar discusses how to spot HPV and why the role of…
Health & research
NHS to launch programme to transform diabetes care
Tens of thousands of people living with early onset type 2 diabetes in England will receive more intensive and targeted…
Health & research
E-cigarettes highly likely to lead to teen tobacco smoking
A new survey has shown that adolescent vape users are at a greater risk of smoking cigarettes as teenagers.  In…
Dentistry
Consultation opens on plan to relieve NHS dental access
The government has opened a public consultation on a proposal which could see dental hygienists and therapists alleviate access issues.…
NHS in crisis
Sweet talk: addressing sweeteners and oral health
James Goolnik reveals everything dental professionals need to know about sweeteners and what to advise to patients.  Human brains have…
Health & research
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