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Apr - 2010.

  • Gordon Brown dodges fluoride question
  • Prime Minister Gordon Brown dodged the issue of fluoridation of Southampton s tap water when he visited the city on his campaign trail this week He refused to comment on the issue which locally is dividing voters and nationally could impact on the public nat.. read more. Posted on : Thu 29th - Apr - 2010

  • Parties focus on dentistry in General Election countdown
  • Senior politicians from the three main parties were spending the final days of the general election campaign trying to hammer home their key messages on dentistry and public health With opinion polls suggesting the result of the May 6 poll was up in the air L.. read more. Posted on : Thu 29th - Apr - 2010

  • Mouthwash scoops Product of the Year 2010 award
  • Product of the Year awards is the UK s largest independent and most representative consumer vote into product innovation with more than 10 000 consumers voting in this year s survey conducted by TNS Consumers voted for the lsquo must have products which th.. read more. Posted on : Wed 28th - Apr - 2010

  • Study links gum disease with prostate problems
  • A small study reveals that inflammation from gum disease and prostate problems may be linked The researchers compared two markers the prostate specific antigen PSA used to measure inflammation levels in prostate disease and clinical attachment level CAL .. read more. Posted on : Wed 28th - Apr - 2010

  • Positive patient behaviour created by interdental products
  • Ensuring patients carry out their interdental cleaning regime between visits is one factor dental profesionals cannot control In most cases they are clinically affected by issues surrounding the subject of compliance Actually gaining compliance can only be ac.. read more. Posted on : Wed 28th - Apr - 2010

  • Top 50 Dentistry winner joins University of Warwick
  • Edward Lynch has joined the University of Warwick as head of dental education and research for Warwick Dentistry Edward voted this year s most influential person in UK dentistry in Dentistry s recent Top 50 readers poll joins from Queen s University Belfas.. read more. Posted on : Wed 28th - Apr - 2010

  • Dentists clock up cash in London Marathon feat
  • Two dentists raised more than their target sponsorship amount when they ran the Flora London Marathon in aid of dental charity Bridge2Aid Dr Katherine Opie Smith and Dr Chris Waith completed the 30th London Marathon on Sunday 25 April with more than 35 000 ot.. read more. Posted on : Tue 27th - Apr - 2010

  • Do people living in deprived areas define oral health differently
  • The Shirley Glasstone Hughes SGH Trust Fund announced a 200 000 research budget that s available to fund research into primary dental care The SGH Trust Fund invites applications from research teams that include practitioners currently working in a primar.. read more. Posted on : Mon 26th - Apr - 2010

  • Dentist crowned Miss Charity
  • Dentist Dr Jennifer Bate has been crowned lsquo Miss Charity in a recent competition Dr Bate who practices in Warwick was crowned at the event in Leamngton Spa on 9 April She has successfully raised funds for the Variety Club Children s Charity as well as.. read more. Posted on : Fri 23rd - Apr - 2010

  • Dental influence rising in Parliament
  • A young dentist from Scotland looks set to double the profession s representation in the House of Commons next month as he stands for election in a winnable seat Anas Sarwar 27 is fighting to succeed his father Mohammad as Labour MP for Glasgow Central wher.. read more. Posted on : Fri 23rd - Apr - 2010

  • Smile Month proves it s a dental practice essential
  • A practice in Derbyshire is thinking up some fresh new ideas for the 2010 National Smile Month campaign after their success in previous years This year s National Smile Month slogan lsquo Teeth4Life highlights the importance of looking after teeth and mai.. read more. Posted on : Fri 23rd - Apr - 2010

  • It s good dental practice to go green for Earth Day
  • Today 22 April is the 40th anniversary of Earth Day a time for dentists to consider reviewing and renewing efforts to go green in the dental surgery according to the Eco Dentistry Association Earth Day is celebrated worldwide through events promoting aware.. read more. Posted on : Thu 22nd - Apr - 2010

  • Leading UK aesthetic dental congress returns
  • The UK s leading aesthetic dental congress returns to London this June for what s set to be another world class unparalleled event Boasting a line up of 34 international speakers a first rate exhibition and a variety of lectures and hands on sessions World .. read more. Posted on : Thu 22nd - Apr - 2010

  • Trio camp in car park in dental charity fundraiser
  • A team from a dental company braved the April showers to camp outside their offices as a fundraiser for a dental charity Three members of the Henry Schein Minerva team spent their evenings camped outside Henry Schein Minerva s UK Headquarters in Gillingham Ke.. read more. Posted on : Thu 22nd - Apr - 2010

  • A passion for the role that I love
  • I have worked with Mike Reece for more than 10 years and he has always been passionate about providing the highest standard of patient care and had been frustrated that he felt we as a profession were failing our children in the field of prevention In 2005 Mi.. read more. Posted on : Wed 21st - Apr - 2010

  • Added sugars risk America s heart health
  • Sweeteners in processed foods account for nearly 16 of daily intake a study has found The study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association claims the added sugars in prepared and processed foods are threatening America s cardiovascu.. read more. Posted on : Wed 21st - Apr - 2010

  • A brush with oral hygiene education
  • The International Symposium on Dental Hygiene is the ideal opportunity for dental care professionals to discover more about the latest advance in oral health instruction from PracticeWorks OralInsights Subtitled lsquo New Concepts for the New Millennium th.. read more. Posted on : Wed 21st - Apr - 2010

  • Dental team keep the GDC up to date
  • The General Dental Council is asking dental professionals to double check their registered address is up to date This is a requirement of registration and helps ensure that registrants don t miss out on important GDC information Dental professionals can check .. read more. Posted on : Tue 20th - Apr - 2010

  • Does green tea strengthen teeth
  • A new study reveals that green tea contains antimicrobial molecules called catechins that may promote dental health Researchers found that people aged 40 64 who drank one cup of green tea a day were less likely to lose teeth reports www news discovery com .. read more. Posted on : Tue 20th - Apr - 2010

  • Free advice as tax deadline looms for dentists
  • Dentists who are DDU members and who are worried about their tax affairs can now get free expert advice from a brand new service during a critical time for tax disclosures The DDU has joined forces with Taxwise one of the UK s leading providers of advice on.. read more. Posted on : Tue 20th - Apr - 2010

  • Dental chain Oasis receives 30 million investment boost
  • Dental chain Oasis Healthcare has received a further 30 million to fund expansion plans from private equity investors Duke Street Capital and Partners Group Swiss based Partners Group will invest 20 million alongside owners Duke Street which will contribu.. read more. Posted on : Mon 19th - Apr - 2010

  • Good news for oral health as more smokers kick the habit
  • The number of smokers to successfully quit the habit has increased in the last year leading the way for a greater level of oral health Almost 250 000 people in England quit smoking between April 1 and December 31 2009 a rise of 10 compared to the same perio.. read more. Posted on : Mon 19th - Apr - 2010

  • A typical Tuesday for dental nurse Angie McBain
  • My day begins at six with packed lunches to deal with and a dog to walk Officially my working day begins at 9 00am However I usually get there well before this as I need to get a place in the long queue for the photocopier strong Am I a morning person I c.. read more. Posted on : Mon 19th - Apr - 2010

  • Dentists get into bed with opticians in joint venture
  • Ideal Dental Care has signed a groundbreaking agreement to open four new joint venture partnership practices within the high street premises of a chain of opticians across Yorkshire Premier Vision Opticians has ambitious plans to open the fully branded dental .. read more. Posted on : Mon 19th - Apr - 2010

  • Alcohol consumption affected by the company drinkers keep
  • A new study reveals that drinking habits are dictated by the company we keep Data taken from the Framingham Heart Study regarding the drinking patterns of more than 12 000 people was examined by researcher Dr J Neils Rosenquist and others at Massachusetts Ge.. read more. Posted on : Fri 16th - Apr - 2010

  • Boy s YouTube dental video scoops family a small fortune
  • A home video of a boy groggy after a trip to the dentist which ranked as the second most watched YouTube video of 2009 has scooped the boy s family 65 000 The video ndash shot by the seven year old s father David DeVore ndash notched up more than 56 mi.. read more. Posted on : Fri 16th - Apr - 2010

  • Top 10 dentist to feature in new TV chat show
  • The first episode of a new UK TV chat show dedicated to cosmetic surgery will feature dentist Paul Tipton voted 7th in Dentistry s Top 50 poll of the most influential people in the UK dental profession Dr Tipton appears in Tuesday s episode of the new MyFac.. read more. Posted on : Fri 16th - Apr - 2010

  • Accreditation for course in dental practice management
  • The Partners at The Dentistry Business were celebrating earlier this month when six months of hard work resulted in their Level 4 and Level 7 Courses in Dental Practice Management gaining accreditation from the University of Chester The Postgraduate Certifica.. read more. Posted on : Fri 16th - Apr - 2010

  • Hit the slopes with Denplan
  • The 2011 Denplan Ski Conference is taking place from the 22 29 January in the Zell am See resort in Salzburg Austria The event is organised for Denplan member dentists and includes six days of superb skiing and apres ski activities and daily clinical semina.. read more. Posted on : Fri 16th - Apr - 2010

  • Dentistry Awards 2010 the launch
  • Now in its fifth year the Dentistry Awards is the most celebrated event in the dental calendar honouring regional and national excellence in dentistry This year the chairman of the judging panel will be cosmetic dentist Amarjit Gill Amarjit was recently vot.. read more. Posted on : Thu 15th - Apr - 2010

  • GDC launches Student Fitness to Practise Guidance
  • When students pass their exams and apply to join the General Dental Council s GDC registers it expects them to understand and live up to the same high standards required of the dental professionals already registered The GDC and all other health regulators .. read more. Posted on : Thu 15th - Apr - 2010

  • Decontamination training vital for dental practices
  • Effectively managing medical instrument reprocessing whether in a sterile services department a doctor s surgery or dentist s practice carries significant responsibilities Eastwood Park Training runs three courses to assist senior staff improve their skills i.. read more. Posted on : Wed 14th - Apr - 2010

  • BBC s Panorama reveals kids tooth decay epidemic
  • The extraction of eight teeth from the mouth of a five year old girl featured on BBC1 s Panorama as the programme reveals how preventable diseases are reaching epidemic proportions among the UK s children Alder Hey in Liverpool is the busiest children s hospit.. read more. Posted on : Tue 13th - Apr - 2010

  • New dental skills suite opens
  • A new fully equipped dental skills suite is providing students in the school of health at the University of Northampton with valuable practical training experiences Chief dental officer Barry Cockcroft officially opened the new suite that provides access to fu.. read more. Posted on : Tue 13th - Apr - 2010

  • Dental practices can waste money chasing patients say consultants
  • Owners of dental practices often waste considerable time and money looking in the wrong direction for new patients a newly formed practice management consultancy warns The firm Yes Results says that a dental clinic s own staff and patient lists can offer fa.. read more. Posted on : Tue 13th - Apr - 2010

  • Dental expert slams dangerous sweetie culture
  • Parents should resist their children s demands for sugary treats That s the call following a new study exposing the problems surrounding a lsquo sweetie culture The British Dental Health Foundation believes the report has flagged up a severe lack support for.. read more. Posted on : Tue 13th - Apr - 2010

  • Expert advice for non invasive aesthetic treatment
  • Renowned expert in the area of aesthetic dental care Dr Irfan Ahmad will be chairing a presentation at this year s British Dental Conference and Exhibition Aimed at general dental practitioners and young dentists the lecture has been designed to give clinicia.. read more. Posted on : Thu 8th - Apr - 2010

  • Founder of the Institute for Postgraduate Dentistry commemorated
  • At a commemorative day held at the University of Central Lancashire in March a plaque was unveiled in honour of Professor Shahram Tabibi who founded the Institute for Postgraduate Dental Education at UCLan The pro vice chancellor and colleagues from UCLan att.. read more. Posted on : Thu 8th - Apr - 2010

  • Report emphasises value of dental commissioning guidance says BDA
  • A damning report on commissioning in health in England published by the House of Commons Health Committee emphasises the challenges that commissioners must overcome and the need for them to be supported properly in their work That s according to the British De.. read more. Posted on : Wed 7th - Apr - 2010

  • Periodontist spotlights latest clinical innovation
  • One of the highlights of the 2010 Clinical Innovations Conference at the Royal College of Physicians on 7 8 May 2010 is a presentation by periodontist Dr Peter Galgut The talk ndash supported by Philips Sonicare ndash will highlight the latest periodontial.. read more. Posted on : Wed 7th - Apr - 2010

  • BDA helps dental team with essentials
  • The BDA has launched a new set of training courses designed to help the whole dental team keep up to date with the skills they need to keep practices running smoothly The cost effective one day Training essentials courses will each concentrate on different asp.. read more. Posted on : Wed 7th - Apr - 2010

  • Chip offers hope for mouth cancer sufferers
  • A new diagnostic tool to help the early detection of oral cancer has successfully been developed by researchers in America The US team now hope the eventual deployment of nano biochips will cut the cost of medical diagnostics and contribute significantly to th.. read more. Posted on : Wed 7th - Apr - 2010

  • Dentistry Top 50 and a new number one
  • Thousands of you voted online here and via Dentistry magazine and here are the results in full This now traditional annual feature yet again gripped readers as they took the opportunity to have their say on who they felt were the most influential people in th.. read more. Posted on : Tue 6th - Apr - 2010

  • Plaque index scores reduced over six months by 51 9 per cent
  • A recent study reveals that for patients with gingivitis who brush and floss routinely the adjunctive use of a mouthrinse containing essential oils provides a clinically significant and meaningful benefit in reducing plaque that can lead to gingivitis 1 Thes.. read more. Posted on : Tue 6th - Apr - 2010

  • Smile you have Teeth4Life
  • This year s campaign slogan for National Smile Month lsquo Teeth4Life highlights the importance of looking after teeth and maintaining them for life It also stressed the systemic link and that a healthy diet can improve the quality of your life The campaig.. read more. Posted on : Tue 6th - Apr - 2010

  • Dentist pioneers a painless jab
  • A dental practice which leads the way in pain free treatment is giving new hope to patients who dread the needle ndash by offering painless injections Lubiju in Edinburgh will now be established as a centre of excellence in the use of the innovative Quic.. read more. Posted on : Tue 6th - Apr - 2010

  • Concern as UK population relies on credit to pay dental bills
  • In the last year 39 of Britons have had to pay for dental bills over 50 using a credit card and 2 have been forced to take out a loan These shocking results come as even more people struggle to find an NHS dentist for themselves and their children up fro.. read more. Posted on : Thu 1st - Apr - 2010

  • Employers banning dentist visits in work hours on the up
  • Employers are increasingly discouraging their staff from visiting the dentist during work hours a survey has revealed The number of companies taking this approach has doubled from 5 in 2009 to 10 this year Researchers behind the 2010 Simplyhealth Annual Den.. read more. Posted on : Thu 1st - Apr - 2010

  • Bus campaign drives home message about dental access
  • A bus advertising campaign in Bradford is aiming to drive home the message that it s a lot easier to see an NHS dentist than many people think Access to NHS dental care is being advertised on buses across Bradford and Airedale as part of an awareness campaign .. read more. Posted on : Thu 1st - Apr - 2010

  • New 9 million dental academy to open in September
  • Construction of the new 9 million University of Portsmouth Dental Academy is on target and planning is well under way for it to begin training students from September 2010 The Dental Academy is the beginning of an innovative partnership between the Universit.. read more. Posted on : Thu 1st - Apr - 2010


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