Archive for the ‘Oral health’ Category

What’s The Ideal Age To Take Your Kids To See A Dentist?

What’s The Ideal Age To Take Your Kids To See A Dentist?

A survey was recently undertaken of almost 500 parents with under 12’s to check whether people had an understanding of how often and how young you should take your child to the dentist. It found that almost half didn’t take their kids regularly. One in five wrongly understood that they had to take their children […]


New Survey Reveals Half Of Children Do Not See A Dentist Regularly

New Survey Reveals Half Of Children Do Not See A Dentist Regularly

A new survey has revealed that half of children in the UK do not see a dentist on a regular basis. The survey, which was conducted by Mintel and involved 2,000 parents, found that half of children do not go for regular dental check-ups and only 57 per cent of parents supervise their children to […]


Irish Dental Patients Heading North In Their Droves To Save Money

Irish Dental Patients Heading North In Their Droves To Save Money

Hundreds of Irish dental patients are crossing the border to save money on dental fees. Some dentists practising in Northern Ireland have claimed that up to half of their patients now come from the Republic. Practices in areas close to the border, including those located in Armagh and Newry, have become particularly popular, with patients […]


Scotland’s Elderly Residents Missing Out On Important Dental Care

Scotland’s Elderly Residents Missing Out On Important Dental Care

A new survey has revealed that a large proportion of Scotland’s elderly residents are missing out on important dental care. A survey carried out in Glasgow revealed that a large proportion of elderly people living in care homes are not registered with a dentist, while many are not getting the level of care they need. […]


Surveys Suggest Millions Willing To Prioritise Going Out Over Oral Health

Surveys Suggest Millions Willing To Prioritise Going Out Over Oral Health

A survey has suggested that millions of Brits are willing to prioritise going out over their oral health. A new survey, which involved more than 2,000 adults in the UK, showed that almost 20% of people are willing to cancel a dental appointment in order to spend money on socialising, ordering a takeaway or buying […]


1 In 5 Australians Delay Dental Treatment Due To Cost

1 In 5 Australians Delay Dental Treatment Due To Cost

A study has revealed that a fifth of Australians delay dental treatment due to cost. According to a report commissioned by the Council of Australian Governments (Coag) Reform Council, cost is a major issue for a large proportion of dental patients.   The study showed that people are less affected by the cost of GP […]


Burnley Schoolchildren All Smiles After Visit From Local Dentists

Burnley Schoolchildren All Smiles After Visit From Local Dentists

Primary school children in Burnley were all smiles after spending the afternoon with the dental team from Ravat and Ray Dental Care. Members of staff from the practice visited children to talk to them about oral health as part of National Smile Month. Practice manager, Sharon Fletcher, got into the spirit of things and dressed […]


Could Strong Coffee Be The Solution For Healthy Teeth?

Could Strong Coffee Be The Solution For Healthy Teeth?

A study has suggested that drinking strong coffee on a regular basis could help to keep the teeth clean and healthy. Research carried out by a team at the Federal University in Rio de Janeiro, revealed that coffee containing a lot of caffeine helped to destroy harmful bacteria and plaque. Researchers analysed the impact of […]


Beverley Dental Team Visits Local College To Spread National Smile Month Message

Beverley Dental Team Visits Local College To Spread National Smile Month Message

The team from Perfect 32 Dental Practice visited students at Bishop Burton College last week to celebrate National Smile Month, an annual oral health awareness campaign, which is organised by the British Dental Health Foundation. Members of staff from the practice took time to visit the college and talk to students about key oral health […]


Pontypool Youngsters Get Into The Spirit Of National Smile Month

Pontypool Youngsters Get Into The Spirit Of National Smile Month

Children from a nursery in Pontypool have joined forces with the British Dental Health Foundation to celebrate National Smile Month. Children from Osbourne Lodge Nursery are taking part in a series of activities and events to celebrate National Smile Month, which is running from the 19th May until the 19th June. The aim of the […]