Archive for the ‘Oral health’ Category

Mobile Clinic Provides Free Dental Services In Virginia

Mobile Clinic Provides Free Dental Services In Virginia

A growing number of people are struggling to afford regular dental check-ups and this is why a mobile dental clinic is providing care, free of charge to residents in Bristol, Virginia. Most dentists advise their patients to have a routine check-up every six to twelve months, but for many this is unaffordable. The Mobile Dental […]


Health Service Warns Against Oral Cancer

Health Service Warns Against Oral Cancer

Hunter New England Health, a public health service in New South Wales, Australia, has issued a warning against oral cancer. Hunter New England Health has encouraged people to visit their dentist on a regular basis to try and ensure that cases of oral cancer are diagnosed and treated early. Oral cancer is the sixth most […]


Clifton Dental Studio Meets Channel 5’s Gadget Show

Clifton Dental Studio Meets Channel 5’s Gadget Show

This week Channel 5’s well-loved Gadget Show paid a visit to Bristol’s Clifton Dental Studio to review all things dental. The show road-tested a number of the market’s best and most effective electric toothbrushes, with Clifton Dental featuring as the backdrop for the debate. Neill Gerrard, who heads the Clifton Dental Studio team, knows a […]


Survey Reveals Singaporeans Have Good Oral Health Habits

Survey Reveals Singaporeans Have Good Oral Health Habits

A survey has revealed that Singaporeans have good oral health habits. A poll of 400 people revealed that eight out of ten people brush their teeth twice a day and 70 percent of people visit their dentist for a check-up every twelve months. The survey, which was conducted by The Nielsen Company, was commissioned by […]


Federal Government Confirms Investment in Indigenous Oral Health

Federal Government Confirms Investment in Indigenous Oral Health

The Federal Government has revealed plans to inject $420,000 into oral health services for Indigenous people in central Australia. Indigenous Health Minister Warren Snowdon revealed that $276,000 will be spent on replacing a mobile dental unit, which has been driving around rural dirt tracks for 17 years. The government has also revealed plans to spend […]


Dental Staff Preparing for Zambia Mission

Dental Staff Preparing for Zambia Mission

A team of dental staff from Yeovil are preparing to travel to Zambia to help people in need. Members of staff from the Resolution Specialist Treatment Centre in Yeovil will spend three weeks in Zambia, helping to educate people and providing much-needed dental treatment for the locals. Dr Mark Brickley will be joined by orthodontic […]


Increased Investment for NHS Dental Services in North Yorkshire

Increased Investment for NHS Dental Services in North Yorkshire

Health bosses in North Yorkshire have announced extra investment for dental services in the area. Executives at NHS North Yorkshire and York have confirmed that extra money will be spent to enable everyone in the area to access an NHS dentist by April 2012. Representatives from the trust said that one million pounds will be […]


Dental Firm Offers Tips for Travelling Abroad

Dental Firm Offers Tips for Travelling Abroad

Most families spend a considerable amount of money on their summer holiday, so the last thing they want is to end up paying a lot more for emergency dental care during their trip. Health firm Eludril and Elgydium, which manufactures specialist mouthwash and toothpaste, have offered tips for travellers to help them avoid incurring additional […]


Colgate Oral Health Month Will Take Place in September

Colgate Oral Health Month Will Take Place in September

Representatives from Colgate-Palmolive have confirmed that the Oral Health Month campaign will take place in September. The campaign is supported by the British Dental Association, along with industry experts and professionals, with the aim to raise awareness of oral health, encourage more people to get involved in oral health and adopt good oral hygiene habits. […]


Link Found Between Gum Disease, Diabetes and Strokes

Link Found Between Gum Disease, Diabetes and Strokes

You may write off sore gums and dry mouth as conditions particularly related to your oral health, but many dentists are now seeing a direct correlation between the health of your mouth and the health of your entire body. Maintaining a close observation of your oral health can help warn you of other, more serious […]