Archive for the ‘Oral health’ Category

Kirkbymoorside Dental Practice Re-Opens

Kirkbymoorside Dental Practice Re-Opens

A new dental practice has opened in Kirkbymoorside, with Alpha Dental Studio opening at the former Jackson & Jackson surgery in the West End. Alpha Dental Studio is undergoing refurbishment but the surgery is open and appointments are available for both existing and new patients, with the practice offering both NHS and private dental care. […]


Survey Reveals a Nice Smile the Second Best Compliment for Women to Hear

Survey Reveals a Nice Smile the Second Best Compliment for Women to Hear

A survey has revealed that a nice smile is the second best compliment for a woman to hear, coming in behind somebody suggesting a woman has lost weight. The survey, which was carried out by Dental Care Plus Implant Centres, involved more than 2,000 men and women, revealed that most women consider someone suggesting that […]


Shropshire Dental Entrepreneur takes to the Skies to Combine Business and Pleasure

Shropshire Dental Entrepreneur takes to the Skies to Combine Business and Pleasure

A dental entrepreneur from Shropshire has adopted a novel approach to ensuring the safe delivery of his products. Jason Buglass, owner of Implantium, is combining business and pleasure by flying himself to meetings in a company light aircraft. Buglass founded Implantium, a dental supplies company based in Shrewsbury, in 2008. He is a keen pilot […]


Irish Dental Chain Triumphing Despite Recession

Irish Dental Chain Triumphing Despite Recession

An Irish dental chain, which was set up during the pre-recession boom, is triumphing despite difficult economic times. Emmet O’Neill, founder of Smiles Dental, said that the last few years have been difficult and there have been moments when he feared for the future of the business, however, the chain has expanded and the team […]


British Columbia Dentist offers Free Oral Cancer Screening to Celebrate Dental Health Month

British Columbia Dentist offers Free Oral Cancer Screening to Celebrate Dental Health Month

A dentist from British Columbia is offering free oral cancer screening as part of Dental Health Month, which will run throughout April. Dr Shawn Lee is offering free screening tests at his office as a means of raising awareness about oral cancer and giving back to the local community. The screening tests are very quick […]


Oral Cancer Trial Sends Sheffield to the Top of Research League Table

Oral Cancer Trial Sends Sheffield to the Top of Research League Table

A trial to develop a test, which could enable dentists to detect oral cancer in just 20 minutes, has lifted Sheffield to the top of a national league table for research. The ‘lab on a chip’ trial, which is being overseen by Professor Martin Thornhill, from the University of Sheffield, has catapulted Sheffield Teaching Hospitals […]


Why Your Toothbrush Could Save Your Life

Why Your Toothbrush Could Save Your Life

Most people are aware of the oral health benefits of brushing on a regular basis, but experts are finding an increasingly strong link between oral health and general health, meaning that spending quality time brushing your teeth is more important than ever. Experts have discovered a link between oral health diseases, particularly gum disease, an […]


Two Contractors Remain in Fight to Build Birmingham’s New Dental Hospital

Two Contractors Remain in Fight to Build Birmingham’s New Dental Hospital

Two contractors have been short-listed to build Birmingham’s new dental hospital. Galliford Try and Skanska have been revealed as the final two candidates for the £35 million project. The two firms were short-listed from a list of eleven contractors, which is rumoured to have included several leading companies, including Laing O’Rourke, Bam and Morgan Sindall. […]


Shetland Dental Patients Advised to Wait 12 Months for a Check-Up

Shetland Dental Patients Advised to Wait 12 Months for a Check-Up

Dental patients registered with the surgery that was previously managed by Alan Owen, who retired last year, have been told that they should wait twelve months for a check-up. Previously, patients were advised to attend check-ups every six months. Interim dental director at NHS Shetland, Pippa Arbon, is currently in the process of sending out […]


Experts Warn Against Secret Sugars

Experts Warn Against Secret Sugars

Experts have warned that people who believe they have a healthy diet may actually be consuming a large amount of sugar as a result of ‘secret sugars’. Most people are aware of the damage that too much fat or salt can do, yet experts are eager for more of us to monitor our sugar intake, […]