Archive for the ‘Oral health’ Category

Australian Dentists Worried about Parents’ Attitude to Oral Health

Australian Dentists Worried about Parents’ Attitude to Oral Health

Australian dentists are worried that parents are accepting tooth decay as part of their child’s development. In a survey conducted by the Australian Dental Association, 60 percent of parents stated that they accept their child would suffer from tooth decay during their childhood. The survey also revealed that more than a third of parents stated […]


Dental Firm 3D Diagnostics to cut Costs by Abandoning Stock Exchange Listing

Dental Firm 3D Diagnostics to cut Costs by Abandoning Stock Exchange Listing

Dental firm 3D Diagnostics has announced plans to cease trading on the AIM (Alternative Investment Market) in a bid to cut costs. The Dundee-based firm started trading on the AIM less than two years ago but company executives have confirmed that they can no longer “justify” the cost of being listed on the market. The […]


Mobile Dental Scheme to Launch in Northern Mallee Region

Mobile Dental Scheme to Launch in Northern Mallee Region

Health officials have confirmed that a new mobile dental scheme will launch in the Northern region of Mallee, Western Victoria, Australia. Dr Deborah Cole, from Dental Health Services Victoria, said that service, which will enable dentists to tour around communities in the region, will begin in the near future. Dentists will be offering free dental […]


Psychologists Help Boost Dental Health

Psychologists Help Boost Dental Health

A pilot scheme set up to try and reduce rates of decay has been successful. Researchers at Sydney University claim that psychologists have helped to reverse decay in many patients. The scheme employs psychologists to try and encourage or persuade patients to brush their teeth and findings revealed that the programme was a great success. […]


Dental Health Week launches in Australia

Dental Health Week launches in Australia

Dental Health Week has kicked off in Australia and dental organisations across the country are preparing a series of events and activities with the aim of improving standards of oral health.  Dental practices across the country are intending to encourage both children and adults to take better care of their teeth and gums. The Mid-North […]


Dentists’Nightmare Foods Revealed

Dentists’Nightmare Foods Revealed

If your dentist notices signs of decay when you look inside your mouth, they may start asking you about your diet and oral hygiene regime, as there are certain foods that can spell disaster for the teeth. According to dentists, there are a number of foods, which may appear to be healthy but are actually […]


Childsmile Promotion Week A Great Success In Stornoway

Childsmile Promotion Week A Great Success In Stornoway

Childsmile Promotion Week was a great success in the Western Isles; the campaign, which was designed to raise awareness of the Childsmile programme, took place last week. Children all over the Western Isles were invited to take part in a range of activities and events as part of the campaign, which were designed to be […]


ADA Confirms There Is No Evidence To Bottled Water Decay Claims

ADA Confirms There Is No Evidence To Bottled Water Decay Claims

A spokesman for the American Dental Association has confirmed that there is no evidence to support claims in the media that bottled water is linked to tooth decay. Dr Johnathan Shenkin said that there was no research to suggest that drinking bottled water causes tooth decay, despite claims in the media that rates of decay […]


British Cyclist Urges Team Mates To Brush Up On Dental Hygiene

British Cyclist Urges Team Mates To Brush Up On Dental Hygiene

Team GB cyclist, Wendy Houvenaghel, has been using her time with fellow athletes wisely; the trained dentist has been offering oral hygiene tips and answering questions about dental problems during training camps. Wendy, who starts her Olympic campaign on Friday, is required to undertake continued professional development (CPD) in order to remain on the General […]


Scientists Warns Against Fizzy Drinks

Scientists Warns Against Fizzy Drinks

Dr Hans-Peter Kubis, a biological scientist, has issued a warning against fizzy drinks after analysing the results of extensive research into the impact they have on the body. In the past, fizzy drinks were considered a treat and most people had one can per week, rather than one a day, which seems to be the […]