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Hundreds turn out for free medical and dental clinic in Florida

Hundreds turn out for free medical and dental clinic in Florida

Hundreds of people turned out for a free medical and dental clinic in Florida over the weekend of the 11th and 12th November. Remote Area Medical, one of the USA’s largest suppliers of free health clinics, set up shop at Manatee Technical Institute in Bradenton. The aim of the clinic was to provide people who […]


Oxford City Council reveals new plans to reduce sugar consumption

Oxford City Council reveals new plans to reduce sugar consumption

Oxford City Council has revealed plans to become ‘Sugar Smart’ in association with the Jamie Oliver Foundation, Good Food Oxford and local organisations, which are backing initiatives to reduce sugar consumption in the city. Oxford is following in the footsteps of other ‘Sugar Smart’ cities, such as Bath, Cambridge, Bristol, Glasgow and Brighton. The campaign […]


Swadlincote dentists don blue lips to raise awareness of mouth cancer

Swadlincote dentists don blue lips to raise awareness of mouth cancer

A dental team at a Swadlincote practice donned blue lips last week in support of the Oral Health Foundation’s annual Mouth Cancer Action Month campaign. Members of staff at Hughes and Owen Dental Care painted their lips blue in order to raise awareness of mouth cancer, a form of cancer, which affects around 7,000 people […]


Essex dental nurse to face phobia of heights to raise money for Zambia charity mission

Essex dental nurse to face phobia of heights to raise money for Zambia charity mission

A dental nurse from Essex is preparing to face her phobia of heights in a bid to raise money to fund a charity mission to Zambia. Rianne Dearing-Aspinall, 23, will tackle a 500-metre, 100mph zip-wire across Mount Snowdon to raise money for her trip. Rianne, who suffers from a fear of heights, has admitted that […]


Swedish researchers claim dentists are secret weapons in the fight against obesity

Swedish researchers claim dentists are secret weapons in the fight against obesity

Researchers in Sweden claim that dentists are potentially powerful secret weapons in the battle against obesity. Researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy, which is based at the Swedish Institute of Medicine, have suggested that encouraging people to adopt tooth-friendly diets could make a positive difference to their waistlines. Many of the foods that contribute to weight […]


New children’s dental health campaign launches in Ipswich

New children’s dental health campaign launches in Ipswich

A new children’s dental health campaign has launched in Ipswich. The Mayor of Ipswich was joined by council members and dental professionals at Cliff Lane Primary School for the launch of a brand new scheme, which is designed to bring rates of decay down. The pilot project, which is part of the Keep Suffolk Smiling […]


Health experts in New Zealand raise concerns as number of children with severe dental issues rises

Health experts in New Zealand raise concerns as number of children with severe dental issues rises

New Zealand health experts have raised concerns as statistics show that the number of children with severe dental issues has risen. Although research suggests that children generally have better oral health than they did a decade ago, the number of young children with serious dental issues has increased. Dentists are worried that more and more […]


Workington dentist reaches the dizzy heights on honeymoon Kilimanjaro trek

Workington dentist reaches the dizzy heights on honeymoon Kilimanjaro trek

A dentist from Workington has successfully scaled Mount Kilimanjaro as part of a unique honeymoon adventure. Anthony Davies and his wife, Laura, got married in December last year but delayed their honeymoon to tackle the enormous mountain at the best possible time of year. Last month, the intrepid duo arrived in Tanzania to start their […]


Do you know the warning signs of oral cancer?

Do you know the warning signs of oral cancer?

November is Mouth Cancer Action Month, and dentists up and down the country and trying to raise awareness of symptoms many people may shrug off as harmless. Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, kills more people than testicular and cervical cancer combined, yet 1 in 10 people don’t even know that it exists. Public […]


Could your penchant for wine make your fillings fall out?

Could your penchant for wine make your fillings fall out?

New research conducted by a team at the University of Pittsburgh has revealed that drinking alcoholic drinks could increase the risk of fillings coming loose. The new study suggests that people who drink on a regular basis are more likely to lose their fillings after two years than non-drinkers. The findings were the same regardless […]