Archive for the ‘‘Invisible’ braces’ Category

Scottish Health Bosses Confirm Increased Spending On Prisoners’ Dental Care

Scottish Health Bosses Confirm Increased Spending On Prisoners’ Dental Care

Health bosses from NHS Ayrshire and Arran have confirmed more money will be spent on health and dental care for prisoners at HMP Kilmarnock in order to improve standards of health. Members of the NHS Ayrshire and Arran board revealed that near to £500,000 will be spent on prisoners’ health and dental care. The announcement […]


Health Campaigners Call For Sugary Drink Tax To Pay For School Meals

Health Campaigners Call For Sugary Drink Tax To Pay For School Meals

Health campaigners are calling for a tax on sugary drinks to go toward the cost of paying for healthy school meals for children. Sustain, a food and farming charity, claimed the Government could earn around £1 billion per year from a tax on sugary drinks and suggested that the money be spent on healthy, nutritious […]


Mumbai Dental College To Receive Funding For Oral Cancer Care

Mumbai Dental College To Receive Funding For Oral Cancer Care

A dental college in South Mumbai is set to be the first state-funded college in India to receive funding for oral cancer care. The government-funded college will be the first public dental college in the country to open a specialist oral cancer care unit; the new specialist department will boast an operating theatre and post-surgery […]


New Saliva Test Can Diagnose Oral Cancer And Diabetes

New Saliva Test Can Diagnose Oral Cancer And Diabetes

A new molecular saliva test can detect oral cancer and diabetes. PeriRX, a Pennsylvania start-up company, is carrying out clinical trials on the test that has attracted interest from the UK’s National Institute for Health Research. The diagnostic test has been developed by Neil Gottehrer, a dentist from Havertown, Pennsylvania, and David Wong, a pioneer […]


Henry Schein Announces Face the Challenge winners

Henry Schein Announces Face the Challenge winners

Henry Schein Minerva has revealed the competition winners selected from hundreds of dentists who took up the company’s Face the Challenge concept. The firm confirmed that hundreds of practices across the UK had embraced Face the Challenge and that those practices purchased from at least three branches of Henry Schein Minerva’s Practice-Building areas were automatically […]


Sunderland Urged to Support ‘Strip off for Smiles’ Campaign

Sunderland Urged to Support ‘Strip off for Smiles’ Campaign

The people of Sunderland are being encouraged to get behind the ‘Strip off for Smiles’ campaign, which will help poor children living in Morocco. The campaign, which is supported by Sunderland Football Club, is persuading anyone who has an old football kit to donate it to charity. The kits will then be flown to Africa […]


Invisalign Revealed as Sponsor of The Bachelor

Invisalign Revealed as Sponsor of The Bachelor

Invisalign, one of the world’s leading invisible brace systems, has been revealed as the sponsor of Channel 5’s new series of The Bachelor. Invisalign adverts appear before and after the main programme, as well as during the advert breaks. Adverts will also be published in the channel’s sister magazine, OK! Invisalign as reportedly paid a […]


UK’s First Specialist Orthodontic Practice Celebrate 40 Year Anniversary

UK’s First Specialist Orthodontic Practice Celebrate 40 Year Anniversary

The UK’s first specialist orthodontic practice is celebrating its 40 year anniversary. Forty years ago Pat McDonogh took a brave step and opened Croydon Orthodontic Practice in South Croydon. Since it was first launched, the practice has grown and is now hugely successful. The business is now run by Pat’s son, Tim and has bases […]


Tindall Reveals He Wore Invisalign Braces for Royal Wedding

Tindall Reveals He Wore Invisalign Braces for Royal Wedding

Mike Tindall, former England rugby captain and husband of Zara Phillips, has revealed that he had orthodontic treatment prior to his wedding in July. Tindall has revealed that he was wearing Invisalign invisible braces on his wedding day. The Invisalign system uses a series of clear, removable aligners to move the teeth into position and […]


Orthodontic Problems Prevalent in Saudi Arabia

Orthodontic Problems Prevalent in Saudi Arabia

Figures released at the Saudi Orthodontic Society revealed that up to 80 percent of children in Saudi Arabia need dental braces. The meeting, which took place in Jeddah on the 31st January and 1st February, was attended by a host of dentists, doctors and specialist orthodontists from Saudi Arabia and countries all over the world. […]