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Jun - 2009.

  • Southampton fluoridation challenge launched
  • A judicial review has been initiated by a resident against the decision by health chiefs to add fluoride to tap water in Southampton Solicitors Leigh Day Co began the legal challenge against the South Central Strategic Health Authority SHA on behalf of Ger.. read more. Posted on : Tue 30th - Jun - 2009

  • Eating with dinosaurs
  • A new study shows that microscopic analysis of scratches on teeth can shed light on the past and has in fact shown that a species of dinosaur from the Cretaceous period chewed in a unique way The study led by the University of Leicester and working with re.. read more. Posted on : Mon 29th - Jun - 2009

  • Catch the latest dental seminars lectures and events
  • strong Predictable biomechanical and aesthetic precision 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 achieved at the.. read more. Posted on : Fri 26th - Jun - 2009

  • Northern Irelanddental costs revealed
  • In 2007 08 the gross cost of general dental payments in Northern Ireland was 68 8 million reveals the family practitioner services statistical report published by the Business Services Organisation Of that 68 8 million 53 3 million was for dental tre.. read more. Posted on : Fri 26th - Jun - 2009

  • Orthodontics lecturer wins teaching fellowship
  • A senior lecturer in orthodontics has just become a senior fellow with the Higher Education Academy Dr Ross Hobson of Newcastle University is a clinical academic and has been involved in dental education since he graduated in 1984 notably in curricula devel.. read more. Posted on : Fri 26th - Jun - 2009

  • Anti fraud unit claws back 3 000 in dodgy dentist claims
  • Anti fraud probes into professionals in the health services recouped almost 1 5 million in Northern Ireland in a single year ndash and in addition 3 000 from dental practitioners The investigations were conducted in 2007 08 by the Counter Fraud Unit C.. read more. Posted on : Wed 24th - Jun - 2009

  • Last chance to enter reminder for snap happy dentists
  • Dentists can enter a photographic competition and win a free trip to a FDI World Dental Congress But hurry ndash the closing date is in two weeks Enter the FDI World Dental Federation and Wrigley Oral Healthcare Programmes WOHP photographic competition f.. read more. Posted on : Wed 24th - Jun - 2009

  • Emergency prescribing a change for dentists
  • The General Dental Council GDC is welcoming a change in the law that regulates who can and who can t request an emergency supply of a prescription only medicine in the UK The issue was highlighted in a lsquo letter to the editor in the April edition of the.. read more. Posted on : Tue 23rd - Jun - 2009

  • Clean mouth clear mind
  • Researchers at West Virginia University have found a clean mouth may help to preserve memory The National Institutes of Health NIH has awarded a 1 3 million grant over four years to build on studies linking gum disease with mild to moderate memory loss .. read more. Posted on : Tue 23rd - Jun - 2009

  • Dental hygienist scoops 41 million in New York lotto win
  • A dental hygienist has scooped a staggering 41 million in the New York state lottery Niamh Finnan 44 heard the news while visiting family in Ireland and immeditaely flew back to her husband Donal at their home in Yonkers US Niamh said lsquo I was in Irel.. read more. Posted on : Tue 23rd - Jun - 2009

  • Steele independent review calls for dentistry shake up
  • Jimmy Steele s independent review into NHS dentistry is published today Monday and is recommending significant changes to the way it is organised It includes the recommendation that a proportion of a dentist s income should be linked to the number of NHS pa.. read more. Posted on : Mon 22nd - Jun - 2009

  • Number of eGDC users surge
  • More than 2 600 dental care professionals have created accounts on the General Dental Council s site eGDC since its relaunch in April this year This brings the total number of dental professionals who are using the site first launched last November to more.. read more. Posted on : Mon 22nd - Jun - 2009

  • Dental plasma torch to kill tooth bacteria
  • US scientists have created a high tech tool to kill tooth bacteria in the root canal Researchers at the University of Southern California have come up with a plasma torch ndash an alternative treatment for infection of the root canal Biofilms are particu.. read more. Posted on : Fri 19th - Jun - 2009

  • Dentist offers dental care to children of Chernobyl
  • A dentist is helping children affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster by offering them free dentistry Biju Krishnan 39 from Edinburgh Scotland is offering dental care to 25 children from the town of Mogilev who are in Scotland for four weeks The Friends.. read more. Posted on : Thu 18th - Jun - 2009

  • Calcium intake poor in young adults
  • A study has revealed that young people reduce their intake of calcium and dairy products as they enter their 20s During the transition from middle adolescence to young adulthood females and males respectively reduced their daily calcium intakes by an average .. read more. Posted on : Thu 18th - Jun - 2009

  • Catch Bobbi s tales
  • World s leading dental consultant Bobbi Anthony is speaking in London next month Maximise your team to increase your profitability with Bobbi Anthony is being staged at The Royal College of Physicians on strong strong Friday 10 July 2009 Her practice manage.. read more. Posted on : Thu 18th - Jun - 2009

  • Postponed dental health survey now September
  • The National Adult Dental Health Survey ndash postponed from last year ndash gets underway in September The survey had taken place every 10 years since 1968 with the aim of reflecting the state of the adult nation s oral health and is conducted by the Offi.. read more. Posted on : Wed 17th - Jun - 2009

  • New lease of life for vintage oral health posters
  • The BDA has produced a series of vintage oral health promotional posters and postcards featuring designs produced by the Ministry of Health between 1930s and 1960s The series unveiled at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition uses a combination of eye .. read more. Posted on : Tue 16th - Jun - 2009

  • Dental team walk bridges to aid slum kids
  • A London dental team is planning to walk the bridges of London to raise money to help the slum children of India Kavita Verma who is manager at Sparkle Dental Boutique in Hanwell west London is heading for to Goa at the end of the year to carry out voluntar.. read more. Posted on : Tue 16th - Jun - 2009

  • GDC offers dentists advice on swine flu
  • The General Dental Council GDC is issuing advice for dental professionals following the latest developments regarding swine flu The World Health Organization has confirmed the scientific criteria for an influenza pandemic have been met Detailed advice and .. read more. Posted on : Mon 15th - Jun - 2009

  • Which report reveals gaps in NHS dentistry
  • New research by consumer group Which suggests that nine out of 10 people who have tried in the last two years to see an NHS dentist were able to get an appointment with an NHS dentist But the report also shows that three million people in England tried bu.. read more. Posted on : Mon 15th - Jun - 2009

  • Dental duo in Queen s birthday honours list
  • Two members of the dental profession appeared in the Queen s Birthday Honours list Honours went to Eric Nash formerly postgraduate dean with the dental school at University Hospital of Wales Cardiff who was honoured for services to healthcare with an OBE An.. read more. Posted on : Mon 15th - Jun - 2009

  • Dentist struck off for negligence
  • A Scottish dentist has been struck off the register for misconduct Andrew Boyd who practised in Troon Ayshire for 18 years was removed from the register following a hearing by the General Dental Council The GDC was told that the treatment of more than 900 .. read more. Posted on : Fri 12th - Jun - 2009

  • Dental implant training in a virtual world
  • A team of scientists has created a video game to help student train in the placing of dental implants Roman Cibirka and colleagues at Medical College of Georgia USA have develop the Virtual Dental Implant Training program to guide dental students through d.. read more. Posted on : Fri 12th - Jun - 2009

  • GDC seeks chair and member for Appointments Committee
  • The General Dental Council GDC is looking to appoint a new chair and member to its Appointments Committee The Appointments Committee ensures an independent recruitment process for our Fitness to Practise and Investigating Committee panels Its responsibilitie.. read more. Posted on : Fri 12th - Jun - 2009

  • Early detection of oral cancer is key to survival
  • Early detection and changes in lifestyle are the best ways to beat oral cancer delegates were told at the BDA event Biting back early detection of oral cancer held at Stormont The event was addressed by the acting Chief Dental Officer Donncha O Carolan who.. read more. Posted on : Thu 11th - Jun - 2009

  • Glasgow dental school best in the UK
  • The Times Online Good University Guide 2010 the definitive guide to choosing a university has ranked the University of Glasgow Dental School as the number one dental school in the UK Universities were ranked according to eight key performance areas bull St.. read more. Posted on : Wed 10th - Jun - 2009

  • Lord Colwyn to open dental education facility
  • The first purpose built dental education facility in the UK for 30 years will be officially opened by Lord Colwyn The Peninsula Dental School Dental Education Clinic in Devonport will be formally launched on 19 June Lord Colwyn deputy speaker of the House o.. read more. Posted on : Tue 9th - Jun - 2009

  • News feature Reputation reputation reputation
  • lsquo It was an unbelievable indescribable feeling says Mike Heads practice principal at The Dental Healthcare Centre when asked by Dentistry magazine to recall that fabulous evening last December The practice scooped the Best Practice award for the hig.. read more. Posted on : Tue 9th - Jun - 2009

  • Dental treatment soothes arthritic pain
  • Dental treatment could help soothe the chronic aches and pains of rheumatoid arthritis a new study reveals Research published in the Journal of Periodontology added further weight to the body of evidence on systemic links between oral and overall health News .. read more. Posted on : Mon 8th - Jun - 2009

  • BDA Conference feels the weight of Steele
  • The Steele report cast a long shadow over the British Dental Association s Conference and Exhibition in Glasgow last week Taking place less than a month before Professor Jimmy Steele s eagerly anticipated review into NHS dentistry is expected to be released .. read more. Posted on : Mon 8th - Jun - 2009

  • Same apple but brand new bite
  • Dental payment plan provider Denplan unveiled its refreshed brand identity at this year s BDA Conference and Exhibition in Glasgow earlier this month The Denplan apple ndash familiar among dentists and patients alike ndash remains with a new tagline lsq.. read more. Posted on : Mon 8th - Jun - 2009

  • New health secretary has chance for change says BDA
  • The British Dental Association BDA has welcomed the appointment of Andy Burnham as the new Secretary of State for Health Mr Burnham replaces Alan Johnson who has accepted the role of Home Secretary John Milne chair of the BDA s General Dental Practice Comm.. read more. Posted on : Mon 8th - Jun - 2009

  • Dental clinics to counsel tobacco users
  • Dental clinics in India are to act as counselling centres for tobacco users As part of an anti tobacco initiative by the Indian Dental Association IDA at least 5 000 dental clinics across India will double up as counselling and intervention centres for thos.. read more. Posted on : Mon 8th - Jun - 2009

  • Not playing by the rules
  • The widespread anger at the revelations regarding the claiming of expenses by MPs was hardly surprising With many sectors of the population feeling the anxiety and pain of the worst economic downturn in a century the timing could hardly have been worse But .. read more. Posted on : Wed 3rd - Jun - 2009

  • Teeth op puts paid to health minister s plans
  • Health minister Ann Keen was forced to cancel two public engagements last week due to problems with her teeth The MP for Brentford Isleworth was scheduled to work at the Cancer Research UK shop in Chiswick west London as part of a lsquo volunteers week H.. read more. Posted on : Wed 3rd - Jun - 2009

  • Curry king Charan Gill confesses dental fear
  • TV s Secret Millionaire and highly successful businessman Charan Gill has admitted he s scared of the dentist on the eve of his keynote speech at this year s British Dental Association conference and exhibition Scotland s very own shipyard worker turned multi .. read more. Posted on : Wed 3rd - Jun - 2009

  • NHS dentists working in a more preventive way
  • Chief dental officer Barry Cockcroft has welcomed news that NHS dentists have increased the prescription of high concentration toothpaste in their surgeries by 400 since 2006 Official statistics were released by the NHS Information Centre last week The figure.. read more. Posted on : Wed 3rd - Jun - 2009

  • Dental school milestone will increase NHS access
  • The Peninsula Dental School has been given the go ahead to build a new addition to its educational facilities ndash increasing NHS access for patients in Plymouth The latest dental educational facility is to be built in Derriford and will enable patients who.. read more. Posted on : Tue 2nd - Jun - 2009

  • GDC counts down to July deadline for CPD hours
  • The General Dental Council is flagging up the July deadline to all dental care professionals DCPs who have to report the number of CPD hours they ve completed since last year The GDC estimates that 47 000 DCPs will have completed the first year of their CP.. read more. Posted on : Tue 2nd - Jun - 2009

  • Wisdom teeth trouble floors Arsenal striker
  • Arsenal striker Robin van Persie is suggesting his wisdom teeth may be the reason behind his recent injury problems The 25 year old has struggled with a series of muscular injuries this season and it is thought that his teeth could be the cause He has spent s.. read more. Posted on : Tue 2nd - Jun - 2009

  • US museum celebrates aesthetic dentist
  • A US museum dedicated to all things dentistry is unveiling a new exhibition marking the achievements of aesthetic dentist Dr Irwin Smigel It s called The Smile Experience and opens this week at The National Museum of Dentistry in Baltimore US It looks histori.. read more. Posted on : Tue 2nd - Jun - 2009

  • Dentists urged to support tightening of tobacco laws
  • The British Dental Association BDA is encouraging its member dentists to play a part in the campaign to put tobacco out of sight in shops and end the sale of tobacco from vending machines As a member of the Smokefree Action Coalition the BDA is one of more .. read more. Posted on : Tue 2nd - Jun - 2009

  • Dundee academic is new president of the BDA
  • A Scottish dental professor is to be the new president of the British Dental Association Dr John Drummond a senior lecturer and consultant in restorative dentistry at the University of Dundee will become the 123rd president of the BDA on 4 June Dr Drummond w.. read more. Posted on : Tue 2nd - Jun - 2009

  • Scottish extraction rates on the up
  • Scotland s dental reputation suffered another blow earlier this month with the revelation that one in 17 Scots had a tooth extracted last year The findings do nothing to help the country s status as amongst the poorest in the world when it comes to oral health.. read more. Posted on : Tue 2nd - Jun - 2009

  • Dental patients exposed to HIV risk
  • Thousands of patients have been told they could be at risk of infections such as HIV or hepatitis because of a dentist s poor hygiene measures People in Bristol and Bournemouth have been sent letters alerting them to the potential risk of blood borne infection.. read more. Posted on : Tue 2nd - Jun - 2009

  • UK orthodontist was on Air France flight
  • A Brazilian orthodontist working in Reading was on board the Air France flight thought to have crashed in the Atlantic French officials confirmed Dr Jose Souza an associate dentist at The Orthodontic Centre since 2005 was on the flight s passenger list He is.. read more. Posted on : Tue 2nd - Jun - 2009

  • New fluoride guidelines for kids gets Euro thumbs up
  • The European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry s Board and Council has unanimously approved proposed guidelines on the use of fluoride in toothpaste for children It follows a six month discussion period which aimed to achieve the highest level of consensus The c.. read more. Posted on : Mon 1st - Jun - 2009


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