Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

London dentist travels thousands of miles to treat a walrus with troublesome teeth

London dentist travels thousands of miles to treat a walrus with troublesome teeth

A dentist from London has swapped his Mayfair practice for an aquarium in Russia to provide treatment for a walrus with troublesome teeth. Dr Peter Kertesz flew more than 2,500 miles to treat Nyusha the walrus after the 10-year old mammal developed a painful oral abscess. The trip took months to plan, but the actual […]


Oral Health Foundation promotes drinking water, as new study showcases the perils of pop

Oral Health Foundation promotes drinking water, as new study showcases the perils of pop

The Oral Health Foundation is encouraging people to drink water, as a new study highlights the perils of fizzy pop. New research has linked the consumption of fizzy drinks to an elevated risk of premature death, with those who drink two servings of pop per day facing a higher risk of heart disease, strokes and […]


Adolescent Dental Decay in Northern Ireland the Highest in Europe

Adolescent Dental Decay in Northern Ireland the Highest in Europe

Teenagers in Northern Ireland have the worst levels of tooth decay in Europe, according to a study by Queen’s University. The high rates of dental decay were found in certain areas, where the levels of poverty were also high and thus teenagers were more like to suffer with poor nutrition, without the finances to pay […]