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A Injection is Being Developed To Prevent Tooth Decay

A Injection is Being Developed To Prevent Tooth Decay

Scientists from the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China are working on a vaccination that could prevent future tooth decay, offering some hope to preventing or reversing dental caries. The team that created it note that the vaccine is years away from clinical tests, but dental expects are looking forward to the treatment as a […]


Essex Dentist Fits New Smile for Pensioner After Dentures Go Missing In Hospital

Essex Dentist Fits New Smile for Pensioner After Dentures Go Missing In Hospital

A dentist in Clacton has fitted a new set of dentures for an elderly woman after her dentures disappeared during an operation undertaken in Colchester General Hospital. The lady’s set of teeth went missing during a hip surgery, and because she was unable to leave hospital whilst she headed, she spent seven months unable to […]


California Appeals Court Blocks Law Forcing Soft Drink Adverts to Feature Health Warnings

California Appeals Court Blocks Law Forcing Soft Drink Adverts to Feature Health Warnings

In a victory for the soft drink industry, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California have blocked a ruling in San Francisco which would have required all advertisements for sugary drinks to feature health warnings. A San Francisco city ordinance originally passed in 2015 required all adverts for sugar sweetened drinks to feature wording […]


New Analysis Suggests Almost Half of NHS Dental Practices Not Accepting New Adult Patients

New Analysis Suggests Almost Half of NHS Dental Practices Not Accepting New Adult Patients

In what has been called an “emerging crisis”, the BBC has reported that 48% of 2500 dental practices on NHS Choices are not accepting new NHS adult patients, whilst 40% are not accepting new NHS child patients. NHS England have said that 95% of people seeking an appointment could get one, however the BDA condemned […]


Squid Ink Can be Used to Check for Gum Disease

Squid Ink Can be Used to Check for Gum Disease

In a case of a very bizarre solution to a common problem for dentists, a gargled concoction of squid ink, water and cornflour can be used to check patients for gum disease. The current method of checking is commonly an invasive procedure that involves using metal instruments between the teeth and gums. It is often […]


Plans submitted to create new dental centre in Cerwen

Plans submitted to create new dental centre in Cerwen

Plans to expand NHS dental services in Cerwen have been submitted to the local health board. Officials are hoping to have proposals to spend £1.5 million creating a permanent dental clinic and improved GP services at Corwen Health Centre approved. If the plans are given the thumbs up by members of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health […]


Dentaid to offer free dental treatment in Huddersfield

Dentaid to offer free dental treatment in Huddersfield

One of the UK’s leading dental charities, Dentaid, will be providing free dental treatment in Huddersfield and the surrounding area over the course of the next two weeks. The charity is responding to a shortage of dentists in the area, which is making it difficult for patients to gain access to NHS dental services. MP […]


Police confirm arrest following Droitwich dental robbery

Police confirm arrest following Droitwich dental robbery

Police have confirmed that a man has been arrested following a break-in at a dental practice in Droitwich. Officers were called to the practice in Friar Street on Friday 15th September at around 1.45 in the afternoon. A man had entered the surgery at the rear of the building and taken cash from the till. […]


New report claims morale is tumbling among dentists in Wales

New report claims morale is tumbling among dentists in Wales

A new report claims that morale is tumbling among dentists in Wales. According to research by NHS Digital, almost 75 percent of dentists have considered leaving the profession. The British Dental Association suggests that “savage cuts” are to blame for low morale and increased difficulty in recruiting new dentists. Figures were significantly higher in Wales […]


Dortmund star Gotze needs urgent dental treatment after clash with Spurs defender Vertonghen

Dortmund star Gotze needs urgent dental treatment after clash with Spurs defender Vertonghen

Borussia Dortmund star, Mario Gotze, needs urgent dental treatment after a clash with Tottenham Hotspur’s Jan Vertonghen, it has been confirmed. The German international was caught by the Spurs defender in a challenge during the Champion’s League group game at Wembley on Wednesday night. Vertonghen was sent off following the challenge for a second yellow […]