Archive for the ‘‘Invisible’ braces’ Category

Father And Son Complete Gruelling Challenge To Raise Money To Buy Medical And Dental Equipment

Father And Son Complete Gruelling Challenge To Raise Money To Buy Medical And Dental Equipment

A father and son team from Newton Mearns near Glasgow has completed a gruelling cycle challenge to raise money to buy medical and dental equipment. Jonno Hanna and his father, Gavin, travelled to Los Angeles to complete a 30 day cycle challenge, which saw them covering 100 miles per day. The duo left on June […]


TOWIE’s Billie Flashes New Invisible Braces

TOWIE’s Billie Flashes New Invisible Braces

Billie Faiers, star of ITV2’s hit show, The Only Way is Essex, has become the latest celebrity to don a set of invisible braces. The glamorous blonde, who is often accompanied by sister, Sam, was seen sporting new invisible braces at the weekend. The 23-year-old is the latest member of the cast to undergo dental […]


Henry Schein Backs Health And Dental Mission In Albania

Henry Schein Backs Health And Dental Mission In Albania

Henry Schein, one of the world’s leading health and dental suppliers, has supported a charity mission in Albania. The company donated medical and dental supplies to support an international charity mission, which was arranged and managed by Marine Research. The mission took place between April and June 2013. During the 3 month period, volunteers provided […]


Australian Patients Facing A Lengthy Wait For Dental Treatment After Closure Of CDDS Scheme

Australian Patients Facing A Lengthy Wait For Dental Treatment After Closure Of CDDS Scheme

Patients in Australia are facing lengthy waiting times for dental treatment following the closure of the Chronic Disease Dental Scheme. According to a parliamentary inquiry, some patients are facing waits of up to five years for treatment after the CDDS was shut down. The inquiry also revealed that a young disabled patient who was previously […]


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 […]