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US study links tooth loss to higher heart disease risk

US study links tooth loss to higher heart disease risk

A study conducted in the US has linked tooth loss in middle age to an elevated risk of developing heart disease. Dr Lu Qi, from Tulane University, New Orleans, explained that the findings demonstrated a link between losing at least two teeth in middle age and facing a higher risk of heart disease. The assertion […]


Banbury care home manager challenges the health secretary over access to NHS dental services for patients

Banbury care home manager challenges the health secretary over access to NHS dental services for patients

The manager of a care home in Banbury has challenged the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to try and find a dentist willing to provide services for patients after struggling to track down a local dentist to visit the home. Paula Munday, the manager of Cheney House Care Home, has appealed to Mr Hunt to help […]


Dental experts call for brushing lessons to be provided in primary schools

Dental experts call for brushing lessons to be provided in primary schools

Dental experts have called for urgent action to be taken to improve standards of oral health among children in England. Experts are calling for initiatives, such as supervised brushing, brushing lessons and a ban on high-sugar foods on school dinner menus, to be introduced to try and lower the prevalence of decay. Data published by […]


Could tea be more damaging to your bright white smile than coffee?

Could tea be more damaging to your bright white smile than coffee?

Many of us are aware that drinking coffee can stain the teeth, but did you know that the nation’s favourite nectar, tea, could be even more damaging to a bright, white smile? In Britain, approximately 165 million cups of tea are consumed on a daily basis and there’s been an increase in popularity of different […]


Dundee dental van could become a regular fixture

Dundee dental van could become a regular fixture

A dental van, which is providing treatment for patients who struggle to see a regular dentist in the Lochee area of Dundee, could become a regular fixture. The mobile unit, which travels around the local area, is aimed at patients who find it difficult to see a dentist, for example, the homeless and patients who […]


University of Central Lancashire’s School of Dentistry celebrates 10th anniversary

University of Central Lancashire’s School of Dentistry celebrates 10th anniversary

The University of Central Lancashire’s School of Dentistry is celebrating a landmark achievement. The school has officially been open for ten years, and staff have plenty to toast, including the successful graduation of 224 dentists. When the UCLan school was established, it was one of just two new dental schools to open in England in […]


Newcastle’s Cosmetic Dental Clinic opens new branch in Durham

Newcastle’s Cosmetic Dental Clinic opens new branch in Durham

Newcastle-based dental business, the Cosmetic Dental Clinic, has opened a new practice in Durham. The private clinic, which offers a range of cosmetic dental treatments in Newcastle, now has a sister branch in nearby Durham. Dr Darren Cannell and Dr Andrew Stafford, Clinical directors, have invested heavily in the Newcastle clinic over the course of […]


US scientists develop new painless treatment for dental cavities

US scientists develop new painless treatment for dental cavities

Scientists in the US have developed a new treatment, which could put an end to painful trips to the dentist. Researchers from the University of Washington have come up with a new formula, which is inspired by the way proteins in the body function, to repair damaged enamel. Using peptides derived from amelogenin, which is […]


Dinas Powys practice to expand after securing funding package

Dinas Powys practice to expand after securing funding package

A dental practice in Dinas Powys will expand after the owners secured a funding package from Lloyds Bank. Castle Court Dental, which is owned by university friends, Baharat Nagrani and Eifion Roberts, will use the cash injection to offer a wider range of services to patients. The dental duo, which acquired the practice from previous […]


Stonehouse dentist receives prestigious honour from Florida dental academy

Stonehouse dentist receives prestigious honour from Florida dental academy

A dentist from Stonehouse has been awarded a prestigious honour from a dental academy in Florida. Dr Neil Harris has been presented with an award by the Dawson Academy. The honour was given in recognition of ten years of hard work, training and professional development and Dr Harris is now one of just nine dentists […]