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New research rejects benefits of trendy charcoal toothpastes

New research rejects benefits of trendy charcoal toothpastes

Charcoal toothpastes may be all the rage on social media, but a new study has rejected claims that they whiten the teeth and suggested that they may even do more harm to oral health than good. A new review, which has been published in the British Dental Journal, claims that using charcoal toothpaste on a […]


Inverness dentist smiling from ear to ear after being crowned Scotland’s Young Dentist of the Year

Inverness dentist smiling from ear to ear after being crowned Scotland’s Young Dentist of the Year

An Inverness dentist has plenty to smile about after being crowned Scotland’s Young Dentist of the Year. Jane Hier, 29, who is also a lifeboat volunteer, beat off stiff competition from all over the country to claim the title at the Scottish Dental Awards. Jane was commended for her attitude and clinical skills, but it […]


New study reveals that drinking wine can prevent sore throats and dental plaque

New study reveals that drinking wine can prevent sore throats and dental plaque

A new study has revealed great news for those who are partial to a glass of wine. Researchers have discovered that wine can offer disinfectant benefits, helping to keep sore throats and dental plaque at bay. Previously, studies indicated that drinking wine could be beneficial for health due to its acidity and alcohol content, but […]


Ambitious dentist submits application to turn former Sheffield café into a new practice

Ambitious dentist submits application to turn former Sheffield café into a new practice

An ambitious dentist is hoping to turn a former café into a brand new surgery in the heart of Sheffield. Dr Ihsan Khaliq has submitted a proposal to convert the former Masala Dosa Café on Ecclesall Road into a new practice. The café closed down in 2017, and the unit has been vacant since. Dr […]


Bristol woman issues warning over cheap home tooth whitening treatments after suffering allergic reaction

Bristol woman issues warning over cheap home tooth whitening treatments after suffering allergic reaction

A woman from Bristol has urged the public to be wary of the dangers of using cheap tooth whitening products after experiencing a severe allergic reaction to a treatment she found on social media. Clare Clark, 42, bought a home whitening treatment provided by a beautician after seeing it advertised for £60 on Facebook. Having […]


New practice will create 300 new NHS dental places in Westbury

New practice will create 300 new NHS dental places in Westbury

A new practice will create 300 additional NHS dental places in Westbury. The future of NHS dentistry in the town was hanging in the balance after NHS England turned down an application from White Horse Dental to renew its contract. The contract, which is due to expire on the 26th June, has been rejected, but […]


Billingham dental team celebrates baby boom

Billingham dental team celebrates baby boom

The team at a Billingham dental practice is celebrating a baby boom after nine new babies arrived in the space of 12 months. In the last year alone, the staff at Queensway dental team have celebrated the arrival of five baby boys and four girls. Jen Mallon, dental therapist, gave birth to her first child, […]


Tennis star Andy Murray sports new smile

Tennis star Andy Murray sports new smile

Britain’s most celebrated tennis star has been spotted showing off a brand new smile. Grand slam winner, Andy Murray, has been pictured in the press sporting a new and improved smile after undergoing extensive dental treatment. The Wimbledon champion, who has taken time out to recover from a severe hip injury, debuted his new gnashers […]


Dental experts describe illegal tooth whitening as a ‘health gamble’

Dental experts describe illegal tooth whitening as a ‘health gamble’

Experts from the British Dental Association have described illegal tooth whitening as a ‘health gamble.’ As more and more people look for ways to brighten their smiles and interest in whitening products increases, the association has stepped up its campaign to raise awareness of the potential risks of illegal whitening and to encourage people who […]


New survey suggests middle-aged Scots are falling through the net, as initiatives focus on children’s oral health

New survey suggests middle-aged Scots are falling through the net, as initiatives focus on children’s oral health

A new survey suggests that middle-aged Scots are falling through the net, as oral health initiatives are focused on children and older people. New research showed that that average middle-aged adult in Scotland has more than 10 fillings and just 14 healthy teeth. The study, which involved more than 3,100 adults aged over 45, revealed […]