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Former MP puts an end To Toothache

Former MP puts an end To Toothache

Former Conservative party leader Iain Duncan Smith has opened an orthodontics practice in Essex as the Chingford based branch aim to relieve a 3 year waiting in the local area. The Angel House Orthodontic’s had initially hoped to open their surgery months earlier but were faced with a time consuming legal fight and had two […]


Interplast Lends a Hand

Interplast Lends a Hand

Interplast has developed a new ‘Visiting Educator Programme’ which sends medical volunteers to developing countries to give hands-on training. Interplast, changing lives for over 40 years, is the first organisation to provide all kinds of medical treatment and solutions to poorer countries by sending devoted medical volunteers to give direct training and donated equipment.  The […]


Computer Games for Dental Students

Computer Games for Dental Students

All work and no play isn’t a problem anymore – a new simulation game has been introduced, soon to be worldwide, to aid dental students with dental implant procedures.  The Virtual Dental Implant Simulation Programme has been designed by the Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry. The game is designed to assist students in […]


Invisalign Proficiency Programme Introduced in North America

Invisalign Proficiency Programme Introduced in North America

Align Technology announced at the beginning of June that they will be implementing a ‘Product Proficiency’ programme in North America. The programme is aimed to give Invisalign-trained doctors more confidence and experience to achieve high quality outcomes for patients using Invisalign products. Invisalign’s evolving, skill-based procedures require regular training and education. The programme evidently shows […]


NHS dentistry to be rebooted under the Conservatives

NHS dentistry to be rebooted under the Conservatives

NHS dentistry will be overhauled under a future Tory government, including reintroducing dental screening for five-year-olds in schools and scrapping incentives and missed-appointment charges.  The initiative, launched by shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley, will also require dentists trained at the taxpayers’ expense to work for the NHS for at least five years.  Lansley said: “Over […]


DIY Botox may be doing you an injury

DIY Botox may be doing you an injury

Would you buy a DIY Botox kit on eBay? Sure, you don’t need a prescription and it only cost £62, but do-it-yourself Botox could have serious complications and potentially achieve the exact opposite effects from what you were hoping for.  Although eBay removed the ad, it raises safety concerns, as DIY Botox can result in […]


Pocket-sized breath test on its way

Pocket-sized breath test on its way

You’re about to head into a meeting and become paranoid that last night’s garlic is still on your breath. Although the cupped-hand check has been around for ages now, it’s not very accurate. So what do you do? Good news: researchers at Tel Aviv University have come up with a new pocket-sized breath test to […]


Mother arrested for neglecting to take her child to the dentist

Mother arrested for neglecting to take her child to the dentist

A young mother from South Carolina has been charged with child neglect after failing to take her child, who had advanced tooth decay, to a specialist.  The 19-year-old mother was advised by a dentist to seek treatment from a specialist in child tooth decay. However, as the specialist did not accept Medicaid, she did not […]


Botox competitor approved by the FDA

Botox competitor approved by the FDA

A new alternative to Botox has been approved by the FDA. Dysport, which has long been used in Europe and Brazil, is now the second cosmetic botulinum toxin available on the US market.  Brazilian doctors have reported that Dysport outlasts Botox, which usually keeps you wrinkle-free for four months. In some cases, Dysport has lasted […]


Potential mouth cancer breakthrough

Potential mouth cancer breakthrough

Campaigners against mouth cancer have welcomed a potential breakthrough in the treatment of the cancer, made by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University.  Every five hours, one person dies from mouth cancer in the UK. The researchers found an “anti-cancer compound” that killed off mouth cancer cells. The compound – hisdone deacetylase […]