Posts Tagged ‘oral hygiene’

TOWIE star Chloe Meadows lends support to charity event hosted by Woodford Green dentist

TOWIE star Chloe Meadows lends support to charity event hosted by Woodford Green dentist

Chloe Meadows, from ITV’s hit series The Only Way is Essex, is set to appear at a charity event hosted by a local dentist on Friday 3rd May. Chloe, who is currently appearing in the 24th series of the reality show, will be lending her support to the team at Woodford House Dental Practice by […]


Dentaid mobile unit treats 130 patients in Dewsbury

Dentaid mobile unit treats 130 patients in Dewsbury

A mobile dental unit provided by the charity, Dentaid, has provided treatment for more than 130 patients in Dewsbury. The unit, which was staffed by volunteer dental professionals, hosted four clinics in the West Yorkshire town. The initiative was launched to target people who are not registered with an NHS dentist and provide care for […]


The Oral Health Foundation urges the public to be more vigilant, as study highlights lack of mouth cancer awareness

The Oral Health Foundation urges the public to be more vigilant, as study highlights lack of mouth cancer awareness

The Oral Health Foundation has urged the public to be more mouth aware, as a study highlights a widespread lack of awareness of the causes and symptoms of mouth cancer. A survey conducted by the charity found that a third of people are unaware that smoking causes oral cancer, with 57% unaware of the link […]


Bolton dentist shares tips to help parents tackle dental anxiety in children

Bolton dentist shares tips to help parents tackle dental anxiety in children

A dentist from Bolton has shared tips to help parents tackle dental anxiety in young children. Dr Richard Ho, from Synergy Dental Clinics, is urging parents who have nervous children to try and get them used to going to the dentist from an early age and to try and create positive associations with having a […]


New study links good oral hygiene to lower risk of high blood pressure

New study links good oral hygiene to lower risk of high blood pressure

A new study has linked good oral hygiene to a lower risk of high blood pressure. Researchers from Buffalo University claim that women who have an effective dental hygiene regime are less likely to develop hypertension. The study, which involved 36,500 women, found that women who had lost teeth were more likely to develop high […]


Experts warn against the dangers of sugar addiction, as some children need all their teeth extracted

Experts warn against the dangers of sugar addiction, as some children need all their teeth extracted

Dental experts have issued another warning over the impact of the nation’s sugar addiction, as figures reveal that 75,000 children had teeth extracted last year. Dentists all over the country have reported an increase in rates of decay, with some children suffering from such severe decay that they need all their teeth removing. In the […]


New report reveals half of Australians don’t brush their teeth twice per day

New report reveals half of Australians don’t brush their teeth twice per day

A new report has revealed that half of Australians don’t brush their teeth twice per day. A study conducted by a think-tank shows that only 50 percent of Australian adults are following the advice of their dentist and cleaning their teeth twice a day. In a survey, which is the first of its kind, the […]


New figures released by Public Health England highlight stark regional differences in oral health standards

New figures released by Public Health England highlight stark regional differences in oral health standards

New figures released by Public Health England have highlighted stark regional differences in standards of oral health among children. New data from the government shows that children in some areas are up to 120 times more likely to be hospitalised for dental treatment than others. In Rotherham, for example, 1,143 in every 100,000 children under […]


Dentists share their secrets for whiter winter smiles

Dentists share their secrets for whiter winter smiles

A leading dental website has shared a host of secrets to achieve brighter, whiter smiles this winter. With more and more people lusting after radiant pearly whites, advice from AskTheDentist.com could come in handy this Christmas. According to the site, which shares advice given by dental professionals, good oral hygiene is an excellent foundation, but […]


New survey shows adults miss a quarter of their teeth when brushing

New survey shows adults miss a quarter of their teeth when brushing

A new survey suggests that adults miss a quarter of their teeth when brushing. Research conducted by dentists behind the Brushlink cleaning tracker suggests that 48 percent of adults consistently miss up to 25 percent of their teeth as a result of not brushing properly. Standards of oral hygiene varied among different demographics, with millennials […]