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Auckland Woman Benefit Fraud Claim For False Dental Tretament

Auckland Woman Benefit Fraud Claim For False Dental Tretament

A woman from Auckland claimed thousands of dollars from the Ministry of Social Development after submitting claims for work carried out by a fake dentist. Leanne Mita, from South Auckland, submitted forms to claim for dental work from a fake dentist; her friends were also involved in the scam. In total, the 43 year old […]


Dentist Roles Still Dominated By Men In Australia

Dentist Roles Still Dominated By Men In Australia

The number of female dentists in Australia is increasing year on year; however, the latest statistics show that there is still a significant gap in numbers of men and women obtaining the highest roles. The statistics show that only a third of dentists in Australia are female, compared to a staggering 95 per cent of […]


Pennsylvania Dental Students And HIV Care Service Begin Dental Outreach Programme

Pennsylvania Dental Students And HIV Care Service Begin Dental Outreach Programme

Students from Pennsylvania  University have joined forces with Philadelphia FIGHT to provide dental care for patients with HIV and AIDS. Philadelphia FIGHT is the largest provider of care for those with HIV in the city. Three students from the university’s school of dental medicine and faculty members from the division of community oral health, have […]


American Dentists Uncertain About Economic Future

American Dentists Uncertain About Economic Future

A new survey has suggested that American dentists are still uncertain about the future of the economy, despite the fact that most agreed that they were more optimistic about economic conditions than this time last year. The final quarter findings of the Dentist’s Economic Confidence Survey were released recently by the American Dental Association Health […]


Scientists Discover Earliest Examples Of Tooth Decay During Moroccan Digs

Scientists Discover Earliest Examples Of Tooth Decay During Moroccan Digs

Scientists claim they have found examples of tooth decay dating back more than 13,000 years; researchers believe the findings are among the earliest examples of tooth decay found on the planet so far. Researchers have been analysing samples found on land, which is now known as Morocco, which date back around 13,700 years; the remains […]


Huddersfield Man Shares Implant Treatment Story

Huddersfield Man Shares Implant Treatment Story

A man from Huddersfield who travelled thousands of miles to get implant treatment has shared his story. Samer Masoud decided to travel to Hungary for dental implant treatment after he was unable to afford the prices quoted for treatment at home in the UK. Mr Masoud needed 16 new teeth, but with the average cost […]


New Survey Reveals More Irish Patients Avoiding Dentist

New Survey Reveals More Irish Patients Avoiding Dentist

A new survey has revealed that Irish dental patients are avoiding the dentist as a result of benefit cuts and the recession. According to the survey, which was carried out for the Irish Dental Association, a quarter of those surveyed admitted that they visited the dentist less frequently now compared to four years ago, as […]


Street Dentistry Thriving In Pakistan

Street Dentistry Thriving In Pakistan

Thousands of unqualified, unregistered dentists are providing dental care on the streets of Pakistan. According to recent reports from Pakistan, there are more than 13,000 illegal dentists working on the streets, offering dental care to people who cannot afford to see a regular dentist. Research shows that 78 per cent of Pakistanis do not have […]


Study To Analyse Impact Of Water Fluoridation Cessation Calgary

Study To Analyse Impact Of Water Fluoridation Cessation Calgary

The findings of a study will be used to analyse the impact of the decision to stop water fluoridation in Calgary. The new study, which will focus on children in grades 1 and 2, across schools in Calgary, will give some indication of the impact of the no vote, which led to the cessation of […]


Oil Pulling: The Latest Dental Trend To Hit India

Oil Pulling: The Latest Dental Trend To Hit India

An ancient technique has become the latest dental trend to hit India. Oil pulling, which involves gargling with oil for a period of time each morning before eating, has been around for more than 3,000 years, yet it has made a resurgence in India, becoming one of the most popular oral hygiene techniques. The process […]