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Parents brush up on oral hygiene

Parents brush up on oral hygiene

Dental experts are telling parents to keep a close eye on their children’s oral health as they return back to school. The London Free Press reported that parents should brush up on their ABCs as Awareness, Brushing and Check-ups are the foundations of good oral hygiene for children. This news comes after a survey suggested […]


Stringfellows director has teeth broken but defendants cleared

Stringfellows director has teeth broken but defendants cleared

Two brothers have been cleared of breaking the teeth of a Stringfellows director in a drunken an brawl. Toby and Jack Burgess were accused of subjecting Paul Lewis to a severe beating after the trio were thrown out of the famous London club. The London Evening Standard reported that Lewis told Southwark Crown Court how […]


Denture cream can cause illness

Denture cream can cause illness

Scientists are today suggesting that denture cream can cause neurological harm. The researchers from the university’s Dallas-based Southwestern Medical Center believe that overuse of the cream may leave users neurologically damaged with tingling in their hands, weakened limbs or loss of balance. Northjersey.com reported that boffins now think that traces of zinc in the paste, […]


Uni dentists: Stem cells are the future

Uni dentists: Stem cells are the future

Researches from an American university believe that stem cells will be the future of modern dentistry. Scientists from the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) are saying that dentistry in the future will depend less on drills but more on creating new teeth from stem cells. Tampabay.com reported that at the University’s College of Dental Medicine the […]


Survey sets out to highlight the low pay of all dental nurses

Survey sets out to highlight the low pay of all dental nurses

An online survey is to be made available to dental nurses around the UK in order to help show that the yearly maintenance charge is too high for low paid dental nurses. The survey has been created by the British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) and will be presented to the General Dental Council (GDC) […]


Dental Patient gets $15million payout

Dental Patient gets $15million payout

A 61-year-old woman has been awarded $15 million by a jury because her surgeon didn’t diagnose precancerous lesions in her mouth which then advanced. Detnews.com reported that Herta Hopton was left significantly deformed because she needed more than 20 surgeries to remove and reconstruct her jaw. Bone tissue from her legs and hip were  used […]


Tooth-whitening for people with dry mouths

Tooth-whitening for people with dry mouths

Worried that your dry mouth could prevent you from getting your teeth whitened?  Well think again. Some dental patients are often discouraged from getting teeth whitening treatments because they have a dry mouth due to taking various medications. However, researchers are now suggesting, in a report by the journal Gerontology, that dry mouth suffers can […]


Gum manufacturer launches oral health care program in India.

Gum manufacturer launches oral health care program in India.

Chewing gum giants Wrigley have today launched their oral health care program in India. India is the latest of 46 countries to take part in the Wrigley Oral Healthcare Programmes (WOHP) which aim to support dentists across the globe. WOHP provides oral health professionals with resources and information so they can promote a healthy dental […]


Road rage dentist fined

Road rage dentist fined

A road hog dentist has been fined for clipping a pedestrian with his car and swearing at her. Keighley dentist Phillip Bennett clipped the unnamed woman with the wing mirror of his BMW’s and has now been fined £350 for careless driving. The 50-year-old was initially charged with dangerous driving but prosecutor Heather Weir accepted […]


Portsmouth kids to get teeth ‘varnished′

Portsmouth kids to get teeth ‘varnished′

Portsmouth children are to have their teeth varnished because of the poor standard of oral health in the region. Health officials are launching this pilot project in three of the city’s schools because figures have revealed that kids from Portsmouth have one of the poorest dental health records in the South East. With parental consent, […]