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Berwick dental practice launches new sedation services for nervous patients

Berwick dental practice launches new sedation services for nervous patients

A dental practice in Berwick has launched new conscious sedation services for anxious patients. Berwick Smile Dental Care is now able to offer sedation for patients who require intensive or complex treatment after adding a new sedation dentist to the practice team. Rheyah Vihahn has nine years of experience in providing sedation for patients who […]


New study links poor oral health to elevated risk of erectile dysfunction

New study links poor oral health to elevated risk of erectile dysfunction

A new study has revealed that poor oral health can elevate the risk of erectile dysfunction in men. Scientists at Jinan University, China, analysed data from five studies, which involved more than 200,000 men. They found that men who have poor oral health are nearly three times more likely to experience erectile dysfunction than men […]


Oral Health Foundation backs Change4Life campaign to reduce childhood sugar consumption

Oral Health Foundation backs Change4Life campaign to reduce childhood sugar consumption

Leading dental charity, the Oral Health Foundation, has backed Public Health England’s Change4Life campaign in a bid to reduce the number of children consuming too much sugar. Research published recently by PHE revealed that the average child in England consumes the recommended intake of sugar for their entire childhood by the age of 10. Change4Life […]


Stamford dental nurse to join volunteer programme in Tanzania

Stamford dental nurse to join volunteer programme in Tanzania

A dental nurse from Stamford is set to join a charity volunteer programme in Tanzania. Natasha Bray, 33, has been selected by Bupa Dental Care in Stamford to participate in a volunteer scheme run by Bridge2Aid. The charity has been working in Tanzania for several years now, and their main aim is to train and […]


Dentists advise against rinsing and using mouthwash after brushing

Dentists advise against rinsing and using mouthwash after brushing

As many people set out to boost their health in the months ahead, dentists are urging patients to avoid rinsing and using mouthwash after brushing. Many of us are conditioned to rinse after brushing, but dentists actually advise against doing this, as it can remove fluoride from the mouth. Fluoride is a mineral, which is […]


New survey shows more than 40% of Brits would like to change their smile

New survey shows more than 40% of Brits would like to change their smile

A new survey shows that more than 40% of British adults want to improve the look of their smile. Historically, the US has always outperformed the UK in terms of the popularity of cosmetic treatments, but new research shows that the tables could be turning. A poll by RealSelf suggested that 76% of UK adults […]


Ambitious young dentist has plenty to smile about after taking over Belfast practice

Ambitious young dentist has plenty to smile about after taking over Belfast practice

An ambitious young dentist has plenty to smile about after taking over an established practice in the south of Belfast. Dr Seamus Kennedy has recently taken the reins of Malone Dental, after securing funding from First Trust Bank. Dr Kennedy, 29, has taken over ownership of the practice from Dr Maria McElhom. Dr Kennedy has […]


Fabi the tiger undergoes root canal treatment in Devon

Fabi the tiger undergoes root canal treatment in Devon

Fabi, an 11-year old Sumatran tiger who lives at Paignton Zoo, got a visit from the dentist recently. The imposing, majestic animal required root canal treatment after fracturing some of the lower canine teeth. To carry out the procedure, keepers worked with veterinary dentist, Matthew Oxford to create a makeshift dental surgery in the tiger […]


German insurance companies could limit braces cover after study reveals lack of evidence to support long-term dental health benefits

German insurance companies could limit braces cover after study reveals lack of evidence to support long-term dental health benefits

German insurance companies could limit braces cover in the future, after a study suggested that there was little evidence to support the fact that braces provide long-term dental health benefits. Ann Marini, spokeswoman for the federation of public health insurers, stated that it isn’t possible to say that braces achieve the middle or long-term benefits […]


Lancashire dentist urges patients to use mouth guards, as new year fitness regimes get into full swing

Lancashire dentist urges patients to use mouth guards, as new year fitness regimes get into full swing

It’s that time of year again when many of us try and stick to resolutions to eat more vegetables and do more exercise. As many head for the gym and vow to become more active, a dentist from Lancashire is encouraging those interested in contact, team and fighting sports to invest in a mouth guard. […]