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Jamie Foxx  breaks teeth for latest role

Jamie Foxx breaks teeth for latest role

Actor Jamie Foxx has revealed that he had his teeth chipped for his new movie. The Ray star put himself through the painful process so that he looked like a tramp for his role in his latest venture The Soloist. Oscar-winning Foxx, who plays homeless man Nathaniel Ayers in the film, went to the extreme […]


Saliva swab can diagnose cancer, say scientists

Saliva swab can diagnose cancer, say scientists

Low levels of certain chemicals in saliva indicate the presence of cancer, according to researchers from the University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry.  A saliva swab could eventually replace the biopsy as a diagnostic measure, but experts have warned that more research is necessary before we could hail the discovery as the “holy […]


Mouth Cancer Action Month announced

Mouth Cancer Action Month announced

Following last week’s news that record numbers of UK patients have been diagnosed with mouth cancer, the British Dental Health Foundation has announced a month-long awareness campaign. Mouth Cancer Action Mouth, scheduled for November, will run under the tagline “If In Doubt, Check It Out”. Self-examination and oral screenings will be urged. The British Dental […]


Botox fears overblown, says expert

Botox fears overblown, says expert

While recent research has prompted fears about the safety of Botox, one of the product’s pioneers has spoken out, claiming that the product remains safe when used for cosmetic indications, as directed.  Recent years have seen a spate of negative publicity, including unexpected results in rats injected with the toxin and advocacy group Public Citizen’s […]


Toothache sees man travel 220 miles for dental appointment

Toothache sees man travel 220 miles for dental appointment

A man from Spalding, South Lincolnshire, had to travel 220 miles when he had a painful bout of painful toothache as he was not registered with a dentist. Alan Long, aged 55, attempted to make an emergency dental appointment in his home town but was unable to get one with either an NHS or private […]


Scottish healthcare facilities being brought into 21st century

Scottish healthcare facilities being brought into 21st century

The opening of a new NHS treatment and training centre in Perth has been put into forward gear by Scotland’s public health minister.  The minister performed the traditional sod cutting ritual when she went to see the progress of work at the new treatment centre, based at Broxden Business Park.  The treatment centre is expected […]


85-year-old hit so hard her dentures smashed

85-year-old hit so hard her dentures smashed

A pensioner was hit so hard by a mugger that her false teeth split in two and shot out of her mouth. The frail 85-year-old woman was left bruised and shaken after an attacker stole her handbag and tried to wrench a diamond ring from her finger as she walked home from the supermarket in […]


Murdered playboy model who′s teeth were removed identified by breasts

Murdered playboy model who′s teeth were removed identified by breasts

It has been revealed today that murdered playboy bikini model Jasmine Fiore was identified by the serial number on her breast implants. The 28-year-old was found crushed into a suitcase inside a bin badly disfigured with her teeth fingers removed to prevent identification. Police now believe her husband former reality TV star Ryan Jenkins is […]


Gold teeth help needy children

Gold teeth help needy children

A pile of gold teeth has been melted down and profits are being donated to children that need fillings but don’t have dental insurance. Today it has been revealed that the bag of old teeth and gold crowns, that were left to Barbara Weichert by her father – San Jose dentist Milton J. Miller, raised […]


Gum shields are sore point

Gum shields are sore point

New research has revealed that mouth guards and gum shields can leave wearers’ mouths sore and inflamed. The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine are now questioning the guards which they believe have potential to injure a sportsperson’s mouth. Sixty-two American footballers were assessed both pre and post season and the research discovered that gum […]