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May - 2008.

  • Honour for dental professor
  • University of Sheffield Professor Paul Speight has won an international prize for his research into mouth cancer He will receive the 2008 Oral Medicine and Pathology Research Award in Canada in July One of the 16 International Association for Dental Research .. read more. Posted on : Thu 29th - May - 2008

  • Pregnancies linked to tooth loss
  • Women who have more children are more likely to suffer tooth loss according to a new study The survey of 2 635 women in the US was carried out by Dr Stefanie Russell an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology Health Promotion and is published on the website of.. read more. Posted on : Thu 29th - May - 2008

  • Eastman gets a new director
  • Professor Stephen Porter is the new Director of the UCL Eastman Dental Institute UCL President and Provost Professor Malcolm Grant CBE announced the appointment which takes effect 1 October 2008 Professor Porter is currently Professor of Oral Medicine and Acad.. read more. Posted on : Wed 28th - May - 2008

  • New management guide for dentists
  • The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK has set out new guidance for standards in leadership and management The guidelines are aimed at those providing leadership and management in the delivery of dental care But many of the competencies identified are rel.. read more. Posted on : Wed 28th - May - 2008

  • Bleeding gums must flag a warning to the public
  • The public must take note of the signs of gum disease if they are to avoid the risk of mouth cancer That s the warning from the British Dental Health Foundation in the light of two studies released this week that show that people in the UK are increasing their.. read more. Posted on : Wed 28th - May - 2008

  • 5 5 million dental research wing opens
  • A 5 and a half million new extension has been opened at the University of Sheffield s School of Clinical Dentistry World leaders in dental education and research gathered at the teaching and research facility opened by Dr Mark Walport Director of the Wellc.. read more. Posted on : Wed 28th - May - 2008

  • Mouth cancer risk related to speed that alcohol is broken down
  • Scientists have discovered a link between mouth cancer and the rate at which genes break down alcohol The genes that regulate how quickly people get drunk also influence their risks of developing cancer of the mouth larynx or gullet a new study has found Hun.. read more. Posted on : Mon 26th - May - 2008

  • Oh my God I can t believe it it s the Kaiser Teeth
  • On the eve of their biggest gig of the year the Kaiser Chiefs were playing to a smaller audience altogether ndash performing an opening ceremony for their dentist on Friday The million selling band then went on to play to a capacity hometown crowd at Elland.. read more. Posted on : Mon 26th - May - 2008

  • Experts develop sensor dentures
  • Scientists have developed dentures fitted with sensors to reveal the tongue s hidden movement during speech The sensor dentures record pressure exerted by the tongue which could enable researchers in Grenoble France to minimalise the speech interference of f.. read more. Posted on : Thu 22nd - May - 2008

  • Phantom patients dentist jailed
  • A dentist and his wife who stole more than 30 000 from the NHS by claiming money for treatment never given to patients have been jailed the BBC has reported Newton Johnson 52 and his wife Judith 51 also claimed for treatment for lsquo phantom patients.. read more. Posted on : Tue 20th - May - 2008

  • Introducing the real tooth fairy
  • Guy Hiscott finds out how one UK company is pushing the boundaries of what dentists can offer their patients You might not expect the tooth fairy to have a Cheshire postcode In fact you might not expect him to have any postcode at all but then you might n.. read more. Posted on : Tue 20th - May - 2008

  • Magnolia bark kills bad breath
  • Magnolia bark extract ndash a traditional Chinese medicine ndash may be the newest weapon in the war on bad breath Wrigley said that it has added the germ killing compound to their gum and mints The hope is to not simply mask bad breath as most strongly .. read more. Posted on : Tue 20th - May - 2008

  • BDA welcomes a review of NHS dentists figures
  • The British Dental Association BDA has welcomed the announcement that the NHS Information Centre is reviewing the way the number of NHS dentists in England and Wales is measured The BDA will be responding to the consultation document placed on the NHS Infor.. read more. Posted on : Tue 20th - May - 2008

  • WAC tickets an aesthetic dentistry must
  • The seventh World Aesthetic Congress WAC ndash the UK s leading and largest aesthetic dentistry event ndash takes place in just over two weeks and it promises to be bigger and better than ever Attendees will gain advice to enhance their dental skills fro.. read more. Posted on : Mon 19th - May - 2008

  • Survey shows up bad dental habits of a nation
  • Flossing while driving opening bottles with the teeth ignoring bleeding gums and using hammers earrings and lollipop sticks to pick teeth These are just some of the bad habits revealed by a national dental survey released his week It was conducted by the .. read more. Posted on : Mon 19th - May - 2008

  • Dear Coach can you help us zone our appointment book
  • Coach Chris Barrow does the maths Dear coachCan you give us an indication as to how many days sessions per week of hygiene time is needed on a GDP working four days a week using hygiene led appointments where possible please This will help us zone our appoint.. read more. Posted on : Mon 19th - May - 2008

  • Student has designs on holistic dental care
  • A 22 year old student has had her top design of the lsquo dental experience hailed as lsquo future thinking by judges Lottie Duke a final year Design for Industry student at Northumbria Univeristy won first prize ndash an internship with GlaxoSmithKlin.. read more. Posted on : Mon 19th - May - 2008

  • Dental puzzles for kids
  • Children in dental practice waiting rooms can while away their time puzzling out the reasons for trying to achieve good oral health Children up to the age of 12 are invited to create a design which helps other young people know that having healthy teeth and g.. read more. Posted on : Mon 19th - May - 2008

  • Teeth take the rough with a smoothie
  • Dental experts are blasting the claim that fruit smoothies are a healthy option The British Dental Health Foundation BDHF is warning that if consumed too frequently they could cause an lsquo erosion epidemic The Foundation said that while fruit smoothies.. read more. Posted on : Sun 18th - May - 2008

  • Dentistry takes on fundraising challenge and walks it
  • Teams from the world of dentistry converged on Yorkshire last weekend to brave the Three Peaks Challenge in aid of Bridge2aid Like the new set of TV s Gladiators the FMC team publishers of Dentistry co uk were superfit oiled up and ready for action Luke H.. read more. Posted on : Thu 15th - May - 2008

  • Mouth cancer charity welcomes shock images on cigarette packs
  • Gruesome photos showing how deadly a habit smoking can be will be slapped on every cigarette packet sold in the UK from 30 September And the move is being welcomed by the Mouth Cancer Foundation who are delighted that the UK is introducing picture warnings on.. read more. Posted on : Wed 14th - May - 2008

  • Health minister to address local dental committees conference
  • Health minister Ann Keen will address next month s local dental committees conference The conference ndash at Kensington Town Hall in central London on 13 June ndash will be chaired by Birmingham orthodontist Eddie Crouch Earlier this year he won a High Co.. read more. Posted on : Wed 14th - May - 2008

  • Dear Coach
  • Chris Barrow with a tip on turning a trip to the hygienist into a big event Dear Coach I d like to share a thought that occurred to me last week I had our therapist do a little air abrasion and scaling on me before my business card photo session It s not .. read more. Posted on : Tue 13th - May - 2008

  • Teeth whitening fees to go to charity
  • Cosmetic dentists will be donating their fees from teeth whitening to charity all next week The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry BACD is encouraging more than 800 member dental practices to carry out all teeth whitening treatments in aid of the Smiling .. read more. Posted on : Tue 13th - May - 2008

  • A sweet tooth is in the genes
  • Scientists have discovered a gene variation that may help to explain why some people crave sugary foods more than others A variation in the gene called glucose transporter type two GLUT2 affects cravings for foods that are high in sugar according to resear.. read more. Posted on : Tue 13th - May - 2008

  • Major debate on state of the nation s teeth
  • Top dental experts government ministers MPs and Lords will debate the state of the nation s oral health tomorrow Thursday Under the spotlight how poor oral healthcare routines are leaving people at risk of serious health conditions including strokes diab.. read more. Posted on : Tue 13th - May - 2008

  • Dentists among those urged to go green
  • Health professionals must take steps to reduce their carbon footprint the British Medical Association BDA has said They are asked to take urgent action to reduce energy consumption and make greater use of electronic communications according to the new repo.. read more. Posted on : Tue 13th - May - 2008

  • Outrage over dental nurses anti patient Facebook group
  • A group of dental nurses on the social network website Facebook calling themselves I m a dental nurse and I hate patients because hellip has angered the General Dental Council GDC Under the heading Group Info the group claims it s Just for fun ndas.. read more. Posted on : Mon 12th - May - 2008

  • New dental drug will aid recovery from a numb mouth
  • The first ever drug aimed at undoing the effects of local dental anaesthesia has been given the go ahead in the US In clinical trials the drug cut the median time it took for full sensation to return to the lips by about 75 to 85 minutes or by more than half.. read more. Posted on : Mon 12th - May - 2008

  • Dental experts flush out smelly breath bacteria
  • Dental school scientists have found previously unidentified families of bacteria that contribute to bad breath The experts ndash on the trail of a cure for halitosis ndash found the bugs in the back of people s mouths by using new techniques for gathering.. read more. Posted on : Sun 11th - May - 2008

  • Don t miss grand master of occlusion
  • One of the world s experts on occlusion techniques is making a rare appearance in London this month courtesy of Independent Seminars The renowned lsquo grand master of occlusion John Kois will be presenting a one day seminar that promises to revolutionis.. read more. Posted on : Sun 11th - May - 2008

  • Make a date at the WAC dinner
  • Conservative MP and former dentist Paul Beresford will be the host at the World Aesthetic Congress WAC dinner taking place at the Houses of Parliament This once in a lifetime opportunity takes in a tour of the House of Commons and House of Lords followed by.. read more. Posted on : Sun 11th - May - 2008

  • Dental hand signals will relieve patient anxiety
  • A new report is suggesting universal hand signals for anxious patients to use to communicate with their dentists The US paper from Harvard Medical School claims the use of the hand signals will reduce dental anxiety if the dentist and patient agree on a stop .. read more. Posted on : Thu 8th - May - 2008

  • Quit alcohol to reduce mouth cancer risk
  • The Mouth Cancer Foundation is calling for a reduction in the current daily alcohol intake safety guidelines It follows the worldwide report which concludes that men and women who drink just two glasses of alcohol a day increase the risk of developing mouth ca.. read more. Posted on : Thu 8th - May - 2008

  • New dental teaching unit opens in Leeds
  • Chief dental officer Barry Cockcroft officially opened a dental outreach teaching unit inside Beeston Hill Community Health Centre in Leeds this week Chris Outram Leeds Primary Care Trust s PCT chief executive welcomed Mr Cockcroft to the building and gue.. read more. Posted on : Wed 7th - May - 2008

  • 24 7 helpline support for mouth cancer patients
  • There s a new telephone support helpline for mouth cancer patients courtesy of the Mouth Cancer Foundation The helpline ndash 01924 950 950 ndash is a free 24 hour fully automated service that allows patients carers and mouth cancer survivor s access t.. read more. Posted on : Wed 7th - May - 2008

  • Alcohol boosts mouth cancer risk by 75
  • A new study has found drinking just two standard alcoholic drinks a day significantly increases the risks of developing throat mouth breast and bowel cancer The Australian Cancer Institute report released by the New South Wales government draws together th.. read more. Posted on : Wed 7th - May - 2008

  • BDA Conference takes a dream team theme and runs with it
  • The topics of change and working as a team were major players at this year s BDA Conference and Exhibition in Manchester There were an estimated 5 000 delegates attending the three day event at the Manchester Central Convention Complex formerly G MEX and the .. read more. Posted on : Mon 5th - May - 2008

  • Times they are a changing says Susie
  • Change was the theme of Susie Sanderson Chair of the BDA Executive s speech in Manchester last week ndash both clinically and politically She opened her address at the BDA Conference with This is a period which has witnesses an unprecedented degree of ch.. read more. Posted on : Mon 5th - May - 2008

  • Dental pros warned against working with unregistered colleagues
  • The General Dental Council GDC has warned dental teams not to risk their careers by working alongside unregistered colleagues The warning comes in the light of the fact that GDC registration for all dental care practitioners must be complete by 30 July The G.. read more. Posted on : Mon 5th - May - 2008

  • National adult dental health survey postponed
  • The 2008 National Adult Dental Health Survey has been postponed a year Chief Dental Officer Barry Cockcroft confirmed the position during his address at the British Dental Association BDA conference He promised that it will now take place in 2009 ndash a y.. read more. Posted on : Mon 5th - May - 2008

  • Online survey reveals state of our cities teeth
  • People in Brighton and Hove in east Sussex have the best teeth in the country according to a new survey They were closely followed by people living in Cambridge Newcastle and Southampton The online poll of 2 000 people revealed that people in Brighton have .. read more. Posted on : Mon 5th - May - 2008

  • New business masterclass for dentists unveiled
  • A new business education programme for dentists from the British Dental Association BDA was unveiled last week Supported by the British Dental Trade Association BDTA the BDA MasterClass programme has been developed in conjunction with Henley Management Co.. read more. Posted on : Mon 5th - May - 2008

  • Who does what in dentistry GDC consultation ends Friday
  • The GDC s consultation with dental professionals on the scope of practice of the dental team ends this Friday 9 May at 5pm The aim of this consultation is to clarify for patients and members of the dental team what different dental professionals are or are.. read more. Posted on : Mon 5th - May - 2008

  • High street dentists gear up to aid heart attack victims
  • Lifesaving defibrillators are to be installed in dental practices in Scotland to speed up access to care for heart attack victims The Scottish Government has awarded 55 000 to NHS Lothian to buy 52 of the machines which restart the heart with electric shock.. read more. Posted on : Mon 5th - May - 2008


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