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Are you one of the 6 million people who grind their teeth?

Are you one of the 6 million people who grind their teeth?

NHS figures suggest that 6 million adults in the UK grind their teeth (bruxism). If you’re one of those affected by bruxism, you may be putting your oral health at risk. Grinding your teeth is a subconscious activity, which most people do while they sleep. Often, you may not even be aware that you grind […]


Bright, young dentist was killed as a result of momentary driving error, inquest concludes

Bright, young dentist was killed as a result of momentary driving error, inquest concludes

A bright, young dentist was killed as a result of a momentary driving error, an inquest has found. Joy Harrild, from Royston, was killed in a crash on December 6th 2016 after being sent home from work. Joy had complained of a migraine and was on her way home when she crashed into another vehicle […]


Could eating grapes improve your oral health?

Could eating grapes improve your oral health?

A new study has suggested that eating grapes could improve your oral health. Scientists from Chicago have discovered that a natural compound found in grapes could reduce the risk of dental health issues. It is believed that grape seed extract doesn’t just lengthen the life expectancy of dental fillings, but it also lowers the risk […]


Glasgow residents attempt to create the World’s Biggest Smile

Glasgow residents attempt to create the World’s Biggest Smile

Residents joined members of staff and students from Glasgow University’s School of Dentistry to try and set a new record this weekend (9th June). Hundreds of people gathered at the SEC to create the World’s Biggest Smile. Representatives from the dental school are now awaiting confirmation that they have set a new Guinness World Record. […]


Interdental brushes overtake flossing in the popularity stakes

Interdental brushes overtake flossing in the popularity stakes

More people in the UK use interdental brushes than dental floss, it has been confirmed. Research carried out by the Oral Health Foundation suggests that more British adults are using interdental brushes than dental floss. A poll showed that 34 percent of participants use interdental brushes compared to 31 percent for floss. Interdental brushes are […]


New figures reveal 80% of under 2’s didn’t go to the dentist last year

New figures reveal 80% of under 2’s didn’t go to the dentist last year

New figures have revealed that 80 percent of under 2’s didn’t go to the dentist last year, despite advice from dentists for parents to take children for regular check-ups from the age of 6-12 months. Representatives from the Faculty of Dental Surgery have attributed to the alarming figures to a “widespread misunderstanding” among parents, which […]


Coatbridge dental duo helps to ease anxiety with new painless injections

Coatbridge dental duo helps to ease anxiety with new painless injections

A dental duo from Coatbridge is helping to ease anxiety thanks to the introduction of new painless injections. Keith and Gillian Preston, from Coatbridge Family Dental Care, are offering patients the chance to enjoy painless injections thanks to the arrival of the innovative Calaject system. Many patients feel anxious about going to the dentist because […]


Ambitious Milngavie orthodontist is all smiles after clinching prestigious award

Ambitious Milngavie orthodontist is all smiles after clinching prestigious award

An ambitious orthodontist from Milngavie has plenty to smile about after scooping a prestigious award. At just 29 years old, Lauren Anderson is one of the UK’s youngest orthodontists, and her ambition and skill have been recognised after a panel selected her as the winner of The Young Dentist of the Year award at the […]


Childhood decay costs £200,000 per year in Southampton alone, report confirms

Childhood decay costs £200,000 per year in Southampton alone, report confirms

Childhood decay is costing the NHS more than £200,000 per year in Southampton alone, a report has confirmed. New research published in the British Dental Journal suggests that treating children in hospital is costing the local NHS in excess of £200,000. Young children with severe decay require treatment under general anaesthetic in hospital and the […]


Relief for thousands of dental patients as NHS surgery reopens in Tewkesbury

Relief for thousands of dental patients as NHS surgery reopens in Tewkesbury

The reopening of an NHS dental surgery in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, has brought relief to thousands of people. Around 7,000 patients were facing an uncertain future when the mydentist clinic on the town’s High Street closed its doors in March.  After fearing that they would have to travel to Cheltenham or Gloucester to see an NHS […]