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Brand new smile for the big day

Brand new smile for the big day

A man underwent dental treatment in order to attain his girlfriend’s hand in marriage after her father, who happened to be a dental practitioner, said he would not allow the marriage otherwise. Gordon Taylor, aged 32, had to have several fillings and cosmetic treatment in order to fulfil the requirements of his fiancés father.  Mr […]


Bad oral hygiene could create a higher risk of cancer research says.

Bad oral hygiene could create a higher risk of cancer research says.

New research is suggesting that a form gum disease can leave sufferers at a higher risk of developing cancer in the head and neck. The research claims to have found a link between chronic periodontitis, the most common type of gum disease,  and the emergence of squamous cell carcinoma, cancer of the head and neck. […]


Lineker′s bride spends £2k on new teeth

Lineker′s bride spends £2k on new teeth

Danielle Bux forked out £2,000 to get her teeth fixed after she was called goofy. The lingerie model, who recently married Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker, paid £1,500 for Invisalign braces and £500 for tooth whitening so she’d have the perfect smile for her wedding day. A source close to the 30-year-old beauty, […]


Computer games help dental students.

Computer games help dental students.

Virtual reality computer programs are now being used to train the dentists of tomorrow. Computer simulations of complex dental operations have been developed to give dentistry students practice at performing the tough procedures before they attempt the real thing. These programs give the students some good experience of patient safety and build their confidence before […]


Variations in the cost of dental treatment in the UK

Variations in the cost of dental treatment in the UK

Dental professionals in some areas are being paid nearly ten times more than others, according to data attained by the Conservative party after they delivered several Freedom of Information appeals to English primary care trusts (PCTs). The widespread differentiation in earnings is seen by the party as undermining the government’s standardised system, which came into […]


Madame Tussauds′ take celebs′ dental records

Madame Tussauds′ take celebs′ dental records

Madame Tussauds’ newest wax museum obtains the dental records for each celebrity figurine they create. It has been revealed today that mold-makers at the Hollywood branch of Tussauds’ get hold of celebs’ dental files, even if a star’s teeth don’t show. The reason that the nutty figurine museum apparently do this is to get the […]


Crest mouthwash could stain your teeth

Crest mouthwash could stain your teeth

Crest Pro-Health mouthwash is being sued for apparently failing to inform users that it could stain their teeth.  Allegedly, Procter & Gamble, the pharmaceutical company that makes the mouthwash, has failed to warn customers about potential brown staining to their teeth. Now a lawsuit filed has been filed against the business in Michigan federal court. […]


Cowell′s comments make girl get cosmetic surgery

Cowell′s comments make girl get cosmetic surgery

A desperate X Factor contestant was so damaged by Simon Cowell’s feedback at an audition that she had plastic surgery. Katrina Lee first auditioned for the reality TV blockbuster five years ago but was told by loud mouth Cowell that “he wished he could put her voice in somebody else’s body”. These comments nearly tipped […]


Gold-toothed bank robber identified

Gold-toothed bank robber identified

  Police have identified the gold-toothed robber of a Pennsylvanian bank. Officers are still looking for the man who is believed to be Lloyd Virgil Barclay, originally from Philadelphia.  Authorities suspect that Barclay, who is black, 5ft8 and has a gold-tooth (reportedly his only tooth), to have robbed a KNBT bank branch in Bethlehem at […]


IDA worries over dental treatment abroad

IDA worries over dental treatment abroad

Concern over people choosing to travel abroad for dental treatment have been raised by the Irish Dental Association (IDA), after new statistics revealed that around three in four dentists have had to perform corrective procedures for faulty treatment received abroad. The IDA has recommended that people consult with a dentist at home before going abroad, […]