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Scottish healthcare facilities being brought into 21st century

Scottish healthcare facilities being brought into 21st century

The opening of a new NHS treatment and training centre in Perth has been put into forward gear by Scotland’s public health minister.  The minister performed the traditional sod cutting ritual when she went to see the progress of work at the new treatment centre, based at Broxden Business Park.  The treatment centre is expected […]


85-year-old hit so hard her dentures smashed

85-year-old hit so hard her dentures smashed

A pensioner was hit so hard by a mugger that her false teeth split in two and shot out of her mouth. The frail 85-year-old woman was left bruised and shaken after an attacker stole her handbag and tried to wrench a diamond ring from her finger as she walked home from the supermarket in […]


Murdered playboy model who′s teeth were removed identified by breasts

Murdered playboy model who′s teeth were removed identified by breasts

It has been revealed today that murdered playboy bikini model Jasmine Fiore was identified by the serial number on her breast implants. The 28-year-old was found crushed into a suitcase inside a bin badly disfigured with her teeth fingers removed to prevent identification. Police now believe her husband former reality TV star Ryan Jenkins is […]


Gold teeth help needy children

Gold teeth help needy children

A pile of gold teeth has been melted down and profits are being donated to children that need fillings but don’t have dental insurance. Today it has been revealed that the bag of old teeth and gold crowns, that were left to Barbara Weichert by her father – San Jose dentist Milton J. Miller, raised […]


Gum shields are sore point

Gum shields are sore point

New research has revealed that mouth guards and gum shields can leave wearers’ mouths sore and inflamed. The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine are now questioning the guards which they believe have potential to injure a sportsperson’s mouth. Sixty-two American footballers were assessed both pre and post season and the research discovered that gum […]


New method to diagnose oral cancer discovered

New method to diagnose oral cancer discovered

Scientists have discovered a new method to diagnose oral cancer which could replace the taking of tissue samples as the common method. The method of diagnosis would involve the use of a swab to test saliva after it was found certain chemicals, if in limited amount within saliva, could be a sign of oral cancer. […]


Woman has thirteen teeth mistakenly removed by dentist

Woman has thirteen teeth mistakenly removed by dentist

A woman in South Carolina of America has been awarded £1.4 m ($2m) in damages from a jury after her dentist removed 13 of her teeth by mistake. Elizabeth Smith, aged 28, underwent dental treatment back in 2006 at the Sexton Dental Clinic. It is claimed Ms Smith initially went to the dentist to have […]


A winning smile

A winning smile

Carly Pink has won the 2009 British Orthodontic Society ‘Against the Odds’ competition. The award is in recognition of patients who have recently undergone orthodontic treatment, in order to elevate awareness of the benefits of orthodontic treatment on patients’ lives. After deciding not to undergo orthodontic treatment as a teenager due to fear at what […]


Mouth Cancer Action Month announced

Mouth Cancer Action Month announced

The British Dental Health Foundation has announced they will be launching Mouth Cancer Action Month in November of this year.  This announcement comes after recent statistics showed a rise in the number of patients being diagnosed with the condition.  In 2007 it was found there were 1,851 deaths, a rise of 13% in the past […]


Fall in number of smokers quitting

Fall in number of smokers quitting

There has been a decrease in the number of people who have managed to stop smoking through NHS support despite a rise in financial backing.  The NHS spent an additional 13 million on helping people to stop smoking in 2008/09. This was an increase of 21% on the previous year in terms of resources. These […]