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Madame Tussauds′ take celebs′ dental records

Madame Tussauds′ take celebs′ dental records

Madame Tussauds’ newest wax museum obtains the dental records for each celebrity figurine they create. It has been revealed today that mold-makers at the Hollywood branch of Tussauds’ get hold of celebs’ dental files, even if a star’s teeth don’t show. The reason that the nutty figurine museum apparently do this is to get the […]


Crest mouthwash could stain your teeth

Crest mouthwash could stain your teeth

Crest Pro-Health mouthwash is being sued for apparently failing to inform users that it could stain their teeth.  Allegedly, Procter & Gamble, the pharmaceutical company that makes the mouthwash, has failed to warn customers about potential brown staining to their teeth. Now a lawsuit filed has been filed against the business in Michigan federal court. […]


Cowell′s comments make girl get cosmetic surgery

Cowell′s comments make girl get cosmetic surgery

A desperate X Factor contestant was so damaged by Simon Cowell’s feedback at an audition that she had plastic surgery. Katrina Lee first auditioned for the reality TV blockbuster five years ago but was told by loud mouth Cowell that “he wished he could put her voice in somebody else’s body”. These comments nearly tipped […]


Gold-toothed bank robber identified

Gold-toothed bank robber identified

  Police have identified the gold-toothed robber of a Pennsylvanian bank. Officers are still looking for the man who is believed to be Lloyd Virgil Barclay, originally from Philadelphia.  Authorities suspect that Barclay, who is black, 5ft8 and has a gold-tooth (reportedly his only tooth), to have robbed a KNBT bank branch in Bethlehem at […]


IDA worries over dental treatment abroad

IDA worries over dental treatment abroad

Concern over people choosing to travel abroad for dental treatment have been raised by the Irish Dental Association (IDA), after new statistics revealed that around three in four dentists have had to perform corrective procedures for faulty treatment received abroad. The IDA has recommended that people consult with a dentist at home before going abroad, […]


Dental implants should replace more common dental treatment

Dental implants should replace more common dental treatment

Dental patients should give up on decaying teeth and replace them with dental implants, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) has said. It was often the case that a dentist would do their utmost to uphold a patient’s teeth by way of a range of treatments, such as root canals and dental crowns, but […]


NHS dental places to increase in Leeds

NHS dental places to increase in Leeds

There are to be around 19,000 more NHS dental places available for the people of Leeds, courtesy of investment by NHS Leeds. A total of 2.3 million is to be invested in NHS dentists within Leeds, in the hope of giving more people the chance to join an NHS dentist.  This is part of a […]


Bullied children turn to cosmetic surgery

Bullied children turn to cosmetic surgery

Children who are bullied about their appearance are asking for cosmetic surgery, according to one of the foremost plastic surgeons in the UK.  Douglas McGeorge, head of the British Association of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery, believes cosmetic surgery could have a positive impact for adolescents who suffer bullying due to the way they look. He […]


Bad breath – the best kept secret

Bad breath – the best kept secret

A recent poll has shown that nine out of ten people who have bad breath are unwilling to inform family and friends. The survey was carried out on over 1,500 patients at a dental practice in Cheshire, with most patients found to keep bad breath a secret rather than let others know. Such startling figures […]


Dentist′s make mint on public health work

Dentist′s make mint on public health work

New figures from Ireland have revealed that five dentists were paid more than €300,000 for free public dental work last year. Medical card holders are allowed to access certain health services free of charge but it seems that some dentists are receiving disproportionate fees from the government for this work. €59 million was paid out […]