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Jul - 2009.

  • Dental nurse and technicians a year on
  • It s the first anniversary of compulsory registration with the General Dental Council GDC for dental nurses and dental technicians in the UK For one year dental patients have been able to step into the surgery in the knowledge that both professional groups .. read more. Posted on : Fri 31st - Jul - 2009

  • Oral sex related cancer hits an all time high
  • A dental charity is hammering home its call on the government to include boys in a planned vaccination programme to guard against the sexually transmitted HPV virus The cancer virus is transmitted through oral sex and is thought to contribute to the doubling .. read more. Posted on : Fri 31st - Jul - 2009

  • New guidelines for dental anaesthesia
  • Anaesthetists in the UK have been issued with new guidelines on how to prevent and handle emergencies involving the small but growing number of people who have a severe and potentially fatal allergic reaction during anaesthesia Most reports on anaesthesia.. read more. Posted on : Thu 30th - Jul - 2009

  • Ex Tory leader opens dental practice
  • A new orthodontic practice has been opened by the former leader of the Conservative party Iain Duncan Smith The official opening followed a lot of lsquo hard work and headaches getting the Essex based practice up and running Rehana Yaqoob principle orthodo.. read more. Posted on : Thu 30th - Jul - 2009

  • Celebrity supports mouth cancer fundraiser
  • The Mouth Cancer Foundation s fourth annual 10km sponsored walk will be supported by celebrity Natasha Hamilton The former Atomic Kitten member Natasha said lsquo Mouth cancer is a disease that has affected my family as it is how my Nan died The Mouth Can.. read more. Posted on : Thu 30th - Jul - 2009

  • Diamond conference for dental hygienists
  • It s a diamond anniversary this year as dental hygienists meet to celebrate 60 years of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy BSDHT at their annual conference in October Hailed as the biggest event in the UK for dental hygienists and dental hygie.. read more. Posted on : Wed 29th - Jul - 2009

  • 6million investment to improve access to NHS dentists
  • A 6 million investment will enable more than 70 000 extra patients to see an NHS dentist in Surrey The extra cash will pay for increased capacity at NHS dentists across the county according to www yourlocalguardian co uk Among the areas to benefit are Ashte.. read more. Posted on : Tue 28th - Jul - 2009

  • Saliva test reveals early birth risk
  • An exploratory study led by Professor Lucilla Poston of King s College London has shown that women going into early pre term labour have low levels of progesterone in their saliva as early as 24 weeks of gestation and that these levels fail to rise during pre.. read more. Posted on : Tue 28th - Jul - 2009

  • Portsmouth next port of call for a dentistry debate
  • Professor Jimmy Steele author of the independent review into dentistry is to discuss his vision of the future of NHS dental provision at an open forum in Portsmouth next month NHS Education South Central has collaborated with the School of Professionals Comp.. read more. Posted on : Tue 28th - Jul - 2009

  • Pensions expert has good news for retiring dentists
  • Six of the top annuity companies have raised their annuity rates in the last month And according to pensions expert Nigel Callaghan this can only prove good news for retiring dentists Despite the long term trend for annuity rates being downward he says ther.. read more. Posted on : Tue 28th - Jul - 2009

  • Dental team crosses bridges to raise cash for slum kids
  • A dental team walked the bridges of London at the weekend to raise much needed funds for the slum children of India On Saturday 26 July all the team members at Sparkle Dental Boutique in Hanwell west London crossed the bridges of London from Battersea Bri.. read more. Posted on : Tue 28th - Jul - 2009

  • Cocaine haul was dental powder
  • Officers claimed to have found a stash of 13 kilos of cocaine with a street value of 500 000 after swooping on a pub in Tiverton Devon reports www telegraph co uk Police said it was the largest seizure of a class A drug in Devon and Cornwall and arrested.. read more. Posted on : Fri 24th - Jul - 2009

  • PCTs urged to play copycat to make NHS dentistry a world leader
  • The future of NHS dentistry is in the hands of PCTs prepared to share the secret of their commissioning success That was the shared view of Professor Jimmy Steele and chief dental officer CDO Barry Cockcroft as they addressed a packed auditorium of dental le.. read more. Posted on : Fri 24th - Jul - 2009

  • Dentistry Awards 2009 last chance to enter
  • Now in its fourth year the Dentistry Awards is the most prestigious event in the dental calendar celebrating regional and national excellence throughout the profession The Awards were created to recognise outstanding individuals teams and practices who show.. read more. Posted on : Thu 23rd - Jul - 2009

  • Dental school dean lands new role
  • Professor Liz Kay dean of the Peninsula Dental School has been chosen to become the Interim Dean for the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry The current Dean Professor Sir John Tooke leaves the organisation to join University College London as vice.. read more. Posted on : Wed 22nd - Jul - 2009

  • Laser microsurgery aids tongue cancer recovery
  • Transoral laser surgery to remove cancer at the base of the tongue is as effective as more invasive open surgery and may improve quality of life according to a new study by Rush University Medical Center in Chicago The study involved a retrospective chart .. read more. Posted on : Tue 21st - Jul - 2009

  • Dentist is pretty in pink
  • A dentist will cycle 60 miles ndash from London to Cambridge ndash on 26 July wearing a pink tutu to raise vital funds for charity Dr Adrian Mullish of Adrian Mullish Dental Care in Watford Hertfordshire is also offering all new patients a full check .. read more. Posted on : Tue 21st - Jul - 2009

  • Eubank rids lisp with 30 000 worth of dentistry
  • Ex world champion boxer Chris Eubank is spending 30 000 to get his teeth fixed and get rid of his lisp The 42 year old old travelled to Ireland last week to undergo treatment which he hopes will fix his speech defect by closing the gap in his front teeth i.. read more. Posted on : Tue 21st - Jul - 2009

  • Dentist swaps root canal for Channel route
  • A dentist is embarking upon a mammoth swim across the English Channel in the autumn to raise funds for his local charity Lancashire dentist Matthew Gormally 32 plans to swim the Channel in support of the Christie cancer hospital Matthew s swim is planned for.. read more. Posted on : Tue 21st - Jul - 2009

  • New education clinic gets official opening
  • The Peninsula Dental School dental education clinic at Devonport Plymouth was recently officially opened by Lord Colwyn Lord Colwyn practised as a dentist from 1965 to 2005 and is deputy speaker of the House of Lords and vice chair of the House of Lords Dent.. read more. Posted on : Tue 21st - Jul - 2009

  • 2009 Show Guide delivers verifiable CPD
  • A new dimension has been added to the Show Guide which accompanies BDTA Dental Showcase 2009 This year for the first time members of the dental team who attend Showcase will be able to gain verifiable CPD hours by reading and answering questions on a selection.. read more. Posted on : Mon 20th - Jul - 2009

  • Dental course cleans up to meet guidelines
  • A new course aimed at assisting in raising the standards of effective decontamination of dental instruments in dental practices is taking place in the autumn The Decontamination of Dental Instruments DDI course is to take place at Eastwood Park training cent.. read more. Posted on : Mon 20th - Jul - 2009

  • Mouth cancer linked to mobile use
  • A recent study suggests that a sharp rise in the incidence of salivary gland cancer in Israel may be linked to the use of mobile phones reports Ha aretz newspaper The research commissioned by the Israel Dental Association included examination of the incide.. read more. Posted on : Mon 20th - Jul - 2009

  • Aloe to healthy teeth and gums
  • Aloe vera tooth gel is as effective as toothpaste to fight cavities according to the May June 2009 issue of General Dentistry the Academy of General Dentistry s AGD clinical peer reviewed journal Aloe vera tooth gel is intended to perform the same funct.. read more. Posted on : Mon 20th - Jul - 2009

  • Dental decay detector secures UK distribution deal
  • A dental technology firm has signed a 4million distribution contract with a national supply company CarieScan the Dundee based producer of hand held devices for the early detection of tooth decay and a subsidiary of 3D Diagnostic Imaging has struck the U.. read more. Posted on : Mon 20th - Jul - 2009

  • From dentistry to Capitol Hill
  • Second year dentistry student Alan Clarke alongside three fellow Queen s undergraduates is currently on a prestigious Washington posting under an exclusive internship scheme run by the Washington Ireland Program for Service and Leadership WIP Alan is int.. read more. Posted on : Mon 20th - Jul - 2009

  • Dental students go global with blog peer reviews
  • A UK university has joined forces with dental schools around the globe to build an online peer review forum to evaluate each other s work The University of Birmingham s School of Dentistry has signed up to International Peer Review in Blog Format a new media.. read more. Posted on : Mon 20th - Jul - 2009

  • e Den project blossoms for dental learning
  • The national e learning initiative encompassing dentistry s foundation years curriculum ndash e ndash Den ndash is in its pilot phase and will be launched at The Royal College of Pathologists London on 15 October 2009 The e Den project is the first majo.. read more. Posted on : Fri 17th - Jul - 2009

  • Shoppers bag a dentist at supermarket
  • Shoppers at a supermarket can bag a place at an NHS dentist this week Staff from the Tewkesbury House Dental Practice still have 10 000 places to fill ndash and this week they are heading to the Sainsbury s store in Gloucester to get shoppers to sign up With.. read more. Posted on : Thu 16th - Jul - 2009

  • Mouth bacteria study aims to protect unborn babies
  • A scientist is investigating how to halt common bacterium in a pregnant mother s mouth which can prove deadly when it reaches an unborn child Yiping Han associate professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in the US aims to un.. read more. Posted on : Thu 16th - Jul - 2009

  • She shall go the ball
  • Elizabeth Summan from Edgbaston Dental Centre registered for tickets to BDTA Dental Showcase 2009 and was selected as the winner of 10 complimentary Bridge2Aid Charity Ball tickets Out of the thousands of people that have registered for tickets to this year s .. read more. Posted on : Thu 16th - Jul - 2009

  • Dentistry graduates best record for getting jobs
  • Graduate unemployment may have reached a 10 year high but vocational courses ndash including dentistry ndash have the best record for getting their graduates into employment with a 99 5 success rate Almost one in ten are now not in jobs or further stu.. read more. Posted on : Thu 16th - Jul - 2009

  • Dental team to log training at the click of a mouse
  • Dental professionals will be able to track and submit continuing professional development CPD returns online for the first time next month Around 47 000 dental care professionals need to provide an annual declaration of continuing professional development C.. read more. Posted on : Wed 15th - Jul - 2009

  • New tooth tech will fill the gap for longer
  • A dental expert has come up with an idea to extend the life of a tooth filling The researcher at the US Medical College of Georgia is hoping that a new nanotechnology technique will extend the fillings longevity Dr Franklin Tay associate professor of endodon.. read more. Posted on : Wed 15th - Jul - 2009

  • Obituary for Dennis Carroll
  • strong Dennis Carroll 25 May 1946 10 June 2009 strong Dennis Carroll first burst into my life in the late 1980s when he joined the executive and finance committee of the British Dental Health Foundation BDHF of which I was also a member His enthusiasm an.. read more. Posted on : Tue 14th - Jul - 2009

  • Devon dental practice is cream of the crop
  • Devon dental practice lsquo committed to providing patients with quality gentle dentistry has been rewarded by the British Dental Association BDA Trinity Dental Centre in Barnstaple Devon was accredited as a British Dental Association Good Practice and h.. read more. Posted on : Tue 14th - Jul - 2009

  • Tooth decay may flag up ill health
  • Dental disease may be a warning that your diet is harming your body Research suggests that dental pain may be flagging up future medical problems and provide a warning that a high glycaemic diet that lead to dental problems in the short term may in the long .. read more. Posted on : Mon 13th - Jul - 2009

  • Dental centre benefits from research award
  • King s is to get a 10 million Wellcome Trust Engineering Physical Sciences Research Council Medical Engineering Centre MEC award This funding is to run for a period of five years with the Dental Institute being a significant contributor and beneficiary .. read more. Posted on : Mon 13th - Jul - 2009

  • Dentists slam Ugly Betty for stereotype braces
  • Orthodontists have slammed the US TV comedy Ugly Betty for the detrimental portrayal of wire braces The series follows the exploits of brace wearing Betty Suarez battling to make a career in the beauty obsessed fashion magazine industry Now in its third sea.. read more. Posted on : Mon 13th - Jul - 2009

  • Dental practices to fine patients for missed appointments
  • Patients who skip dental appointments face a 1 a minute fine slapped on them by an NHS practice Dental body corporate Integrated Dental Holdings runs four clinics across Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland and has been given the go ahead to fine people 1 a.. read more. Posted on : Mon 13th - Jul - 2009

  • Medicine worsens dry mouth say dental experts
  • A new study suggests that dry mouth is made worse by taking medication One in four adults in the US has the condition which means up to 25 of the population could be at risk of tooth decay The study by scientists at the Academy of General Dentistry AGD has.. read more. Posted on : Mon 13th - Jul - 2009

  • Prize winning research aids denture problem
  • Scientists have scooped a major cash prize for a project set to bring relief to thousands of denture wearers According to the most recent adult dental survey 28 of the UK population wears dentures and a quarter of these are likely to develop denture stomati.. read more. Posted on : Fri 10th - Jul - 2009

  • Dress code row dentist escapes being struck off
  • A Muslim dentist has been declared fit to practice despite refusing to treat women patients unless they wore traditional Islamic dress Dr Omer Butt was found by the General Dental Council GDC to have discriminated against non Muslim patients at his Smile cli.. read more. Posted on : Fri 10th - Jul - 2009

  • Is obesity an oral bacterial disease
  • New research published in the Journal of Dental Research suggests that oral bacteria may contribute to the development of obesity With the inflammatory nature of obesity being widely recognised researchers in Boston and Brazil joined forces to investigate whe.. read more. Posted on : Thu 9th - Jul - 2009

  • Man turns up to dental check up naked
  • An American man has been charged after he turned up naked to a dental appointment Police say 41 year old Christopher Hoff of Stratford was also five days late for his appointment Authorities say Hoff entered Optimus Dental s office Monday with nothing on .. read more. Posted on : Thu 9th - Jul - 2009

  • Mouth cancer charity launches talent show
  • Students are being invited to enter a talent show in order to raise awareness for mouth cancer The Mouth Cancer Foundation charity is launching the second Mouth Cancer Voice Awards In an effort to raise awareness the Foundation is scouring the country searchi.. read more. Posted on : Wed 8th - Jul - 2009

  • Awards feature The icing on the cake
  • A business park in Hatfield Hertfordshire might not be considered an ideal location for a dental practice ndash where s the passing trade There are however 17 000 people working in the area so when Harry Singh noticed the ad in the local paper for new .. read more. Posted on : Wed 8th - Jul - 2009

  • Tooth implant helps blind man see
  • A builder has had his eyesight restored with help of his two front teeth Martin Jones ndash who lost his eyesight 12 years ago ndash underwent a marathon eight hour operation in which his teeth were removed and then used as a lens holder for his right eye .. read more. Posted on : Wed 8th - Jul - 2009

  • Dental treatments put off to save money
  • Dental appointments and eye tests are being put off to save money research suggests An online poll revealed 46 ignore cracked teeth and lost fillings and 13 do DIY repairs on their broken glasses to avoid bills Just over two fifths of those surveyed avoid r.. read more. Posted on : Wed 8th - Jul - 2009

  • Mouthwash stems the flow of disease evidence suggests
  • Rinsing with an essential oil mouthwash reduces the levels of germs that travel from the mouth to the bloodstream ndash so preventing the spread of infection That s the finding of US Professor Daniel Fine who presented his clinical evidence at Europerio 6 i.. read more. Posted on : Wed 8th - Jul - 2009

  • Dental regulator gets thumbs up from health watchdog
  • The General Dental Council GDC is an outward looking regulator with a real focus on customer service a clear commitment to continuous improvement and a willingness to innovate That s according to the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence CHRE th.. read more. Posted on : Tue 7th - Jul - 2009

  • Sugar substitute may prevent toddlers tooth decay say dental experts
  • Toddlers given syrup containing the naturally occurring sweetener xylitol may be less likely to develop decay in their baby teeth a new study suggests Xylitol has been shown to effectively prevent tooth decay by inhibiting the growth of bacteria that cause ca.. read more. Posted on : Tue 7th - Jul - 2009

  • Online dental course to benefit patients oral health
  • A new online training course aimed at helping the dental team advise patients on oral health care has been launched The new bitesize course ndash from the British Dental Association BDA ndash qualifies dental care professionals DCPs to advise patient.. read more. Posted on : Tue 7th - Jul - 2009

  • Reserved praise for Steele at LDC Conference
  • Professor Jimmy Steele took the stage to address an expectant Local Dental Committee LDC Conference last month But despite the applause that greeted many parts of his talk ndash delivered in the run up to the official release of his review into NHS dentist.. read more. Posted on : Tue 7th - Jul - 2009

  • Hospital dentist gets jail for sex assaults
  • A dentist who sexually assaulted two patients while treating them at Addenbrooke s Hospital has been jailed for a year Chetan Somaiya 32 will also have to leave the UK and return to India once he has served his term Sentencing Somaiya at Cambridge Crown.. read more. Posted on : Mon 6th - Jul - 2009

  • A Congressful of legends
  • The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre is just a stone s throw from the mother of Parliaments In June the two establishments have many similarities Both attract the good and the great both host in depth discussion and debate and ndash despite some recen.. read more. Posted on : Mon 6th - Jul - 2009

  • The latest seminars lectures and events
  • strong Predictable biomechanical and aesthetic precision strong strong Basil MizrahiFriday 18 September 2009 London strong With the rise of cosmetic dentistry and the emphasis on quick fix solutions there is the danger that immediate cosmetic success is .. read more. Posted on : Mon 6th - Jul - 2009

  • EXCLUSIVE Steele report is pushing in the right direction says CDO
  • strong On lsquo crucial lessons strong I have always said this was a two stage process It was going from a national contract to a local contract which was managed by PCTs ndash and that s what happened in 2006 It was quite difficult for a number of re.. read more. Posted on : Mon 6th - Jul - 2009

  • 60 million loans fund dental treatment
  • Britons have taken out personal loans worth an estimated 60 2 million to fund private dental treatment it has been revealed An analysis showed that around 6 900 loans have been taken out to fund or partially fund dental surgery in the UK since the beginning.. read more. Posted on : Mon 6th - Jul - 2009

  • Water award for Oasis
  • Oasis Dental Care has become the first dental corporate to be awarded a company certificate by Quality Water Specialists To win the certificate Oasis practices had to monitor water quality and provide quarterly reports to QWS to verify they meet the required .. read more. Posted on : Mon 6th - Jul - 2009

  • New dental education centre opens in London
  • A new dental education centre has opened its doors in London The centre aims to improve clinical standards and training in modern approaches to the delivery of dental and oral health care for London It will also improve clinical leadership among dental profe.. read more. Posted on : Mon 6th - Jul - 2009

  • Is your online presence a dental site to behold
  • Your practice can have its online presence officially rewarded by entering the Dentistry co uk Website Awards Creating a quality and stylish practice website has never been more important ndash especially in the current economic climate and in today s dental.. read more. Posted on : Mon 6th - Jul - 2009

  • Free finance DVD for dentists
  • Finance experts Hargreaves Lansdown are offering a FREE DVD explaining in plain English how dentists can make the most of their pension fund and choose the right option For any dentist retiring in the next five years this new DVD guide to all options at retir.. read more. Posted on : Mon 6th - Jul - 2009

  • Fruit juices worse for teeth than whitening says study
  • Scientists have discovered that fruit juices are far worse for teeth than tooth whitening With the ever increasing interest in cosmetic dentistry the US researchers set out to learn if there are negative effects on the tooth from using whitening products Lead.. read more. Posted on : Wed 1st - Jul - 2009

  • Masticating robot aids dental research
  • British scientists have developed a lsquo chewing robot to help understand the wear and tear undergone by human teeth The new mechanical mandible which mimics the action of a human jaw was designed by University of Bristol student Daniel Raabe Its aim is t.. read more. Posted on : Wed 1st - Jul - 2009

  • Wedding emergency wins prize for dentist
  • Dr Rob Bate a GDP practicing in Warwick was awarded the Schottlander Prosthetics Prize at the University of Bristol BUOLD awards ceremony He received the award for his case study undertaken whilst completing the BUOLD prosthetic module which was given the .. read more. Posted on : Wed 1st - Jul - 2009

  • Endodontic Practice subscription offer
  • Endodontic Practice is an outstanding practical resource renowned for its extensive collection of authoritative peer reviewed clinical articles Overseen by world leading endodontists including Richard Mounce Pierre Machtou and Clifford J Ruddle the journal.. read more. Posted on : Wed 1st - Jul - 2009

  • Milk headlines at Glastonbury
  • Glastonbury festival goers made milk their healthy drink of choice with nearly 10 000 gallons consumed during the music festival Special packaging see image was introduced to celebrate the festival and the boost to local Somerset dairy farmers According to .. read more. Posted on : Wed 1st - Jul - 2009

  • Worst dentist in Scotland is struck off
  • A dentist labelled the lsquo worst in Scotland has been struck off the register for misconduct Andrew Boyd who practised in Troon Ayshire for 18 years did not attend his hearing before the General Dental Council GDC last month where his catalogue of c.. read more. Posted on : Wed 1st - Jul - 2009

 

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