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Louis Mackenzie: 1968 – 2023
Louis Mackenzie, general dentist, clinical lecturer and head dental officer at Denplan, has died at the age of 55. Louis…
More effective preventative dental measures could save billions in healthcare costs
International calls for better integration of dental and general healthcare are being made in a bid to battle gum disease.…
More than 70% of dentists who contracted COVID-19 still have antibodies six months later
More than 70% of dental professionals who contracted COVID-19 still have the antibodies six months later.  This is according to…
High levels of dental plaque increase risk of severe COVID-19 infection
Individuals suffering from gum disease are at increased risk of COVID-19 reaching the lungs. This is according to new research…
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Research shows dental teams could improve detection of diabetes
The dental practice could be vital in identifying patients who are at risk of Type 2 diabetes, according to new…
The link between dentistry and jewellery
A new art exhibition explores the strange history of dentistry and its links to Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter An exhibition will…
University of Birmingham celebrate the work of its innovative dentists
The University of Birmingham will be unveiling a new ‘blue plaque’ celebrating the work of two innovative dentists A new ‘blue…
Christmas home weight checks could help reduce overeating and drinking
Overeating and drinking during Christmas could be reduced with regular weigh-ins at home and simple exercise tips. The University of Birmingham and…
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Her Majesty The Queen to attend official opening of dental hospital
Her Majesty The Queen will be officially opening Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry Thursday 19 November. Accompanied by…
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