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Dentistry’s success depends on age-appropriate healthcare
Age-appropriate dentistry is essential to ensure successful dental health outcomes in a 21st century facing an increasingly more expansive age range…
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Ministers must do more than just talk about prevention, says BDA
Mick Armstrong, the British Dental Association (BDA) chair, has called on the profession to stand together, and show government the…
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Women change their toothbrush twice as often as men, according to survey
Women change their toothbrush twice as often when compared to men, a new survey has found. On average, women change…
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The key for cleaning between the teeth?
To celebrate National Smile Month (16 May to 16 June), the Oral Health Foundation has released some fun but nonetheless…
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Dentist warns against holiday havoc for teeth
The holiday party lifestyle of sun, sea and sangria can play havoc with teeth, according to one of the UK’s…
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In discussion: sugary drinks tax
When George Osborne announced in March’s Budget that some sugary soft drinks are to be taxed from 2018, it was…
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Have you got your copy of Oral Health?
Have you received your copy of the May/June issue of Oral Health yet? We are still in our infancy here…
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Plain sailing for tobacco packaging
A new law on ‘plain’ cigarette packages is coming in on Friday, which will see an end to white packs…
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Getting passionate about perio
Oxford’s dreaming spires provided the perfect backdrop for this year’s British Society of Periodontology’s (BSP) Spring Meeting. With a focus…
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Stirring up the energy for change
A stakeholder’s meeting organised by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) at London’s Foundling Museum has given a kick-start…
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Campaign launched to raise awareness of gum disease
On Thursday 12 May this year, for the first time in its 67-year history, the British Society of Periodontology (BSP)…
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Charity helping in the battle against tooth decay
National charity, 4Children, is working in partnership with Public Health England to explore the feasibility of a supervised toothbrushing programme…
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Academic dental clinic opens
The University of Essex’s new purpose-built academic dental clinic was praised for its innovation and imagination by the Chief Dental…
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Warning: high sugar content
Just how much sugar goes into the nation’s coffee shop favourites? Unless you’ve been in a sugar-induced haze over the last…
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Improving children’s oral health through prevention
The dental profession should get behind those working to make prevention a reality, Michael Watson says. Alistair Burt MP, who…
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Dental professionals asked to make hand hygiene go viral
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP) (UK) and Association of Clinical Oral Microbiologists (ACOM) are asking oral health professionals…
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Inadequate tooth brushing supervision could lead to child oral health problems
Inadequate tooth brushing supervision could lead to almost four million under-14s developing oral health problems, according to the BDHF. A…
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New dental textbook helps students better understand oral biology
A dentistry textbook is set to become the next ‘must-have’ item for dental students around the world. Essential Clinical Oral…
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Improved oral health could slow cognitive decline
Improved oral health along with regular visits to the dentist could slow cognitive decline as people age. A new study,…
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