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May - 2009.

  • Baby bottle dump will get parents into good dental habits
  • Parents are being encouraged to dump their toddlers bottles and opt for trainer mugs in a major dental drive in Doncaster Kids in Thorne Doncaster have the highest rates of tooth decay in the whole of the borough and a new initiative is being launched aimed.. read more. Posted on : Fri 29th - May - 2009

  • Tooth fairy is hit by recession
  • The average payout for children s teeth has decreased by 6 since last year according to a new survey An estimated 22 1 million will be left under children s pillows this year which is 1 3 million less than last year according to findings from savings s.. read more. Posted on : Fri 29th - May - 2009

  • Dental school graduates fail to find work placements in Scotland
  • Dental school graduates in Scotland have failed to find training places despite a government claim that there are more than enough reports www pressandjournal co uk More than 10 of students about to complete their final year at Dundee Dental School have bee.. read more. Posted on : Thu 28th - May - 2009

  • Cow s milk could help regrow tooth enamel
  • A dentist has discovered a way to make decayed tooth enamel re grow using a substance isolated from cow s milk The treatment works while people sleep by delivering to the affected tooth a powerful solution of calcium fluoride and phosphate the building block.. read more. Posted on : Thu 28th - May - 2009

  • Kids to be quizzed in new tooth decay survey
  • A new study has been commissioned to look at the best way of treating kids with rotten teeth ndash and children s opinions will be sought too The research ndash commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment NIHR .. read more. Posted on : Wed 27th - May - 2009

  • Final chance to book for the World Aesthetic Congress
  • There are only a few days remaining to the premier aesthetic event Although the practice of dental aesthetics is not new its importance is growing even in the current climate as patients are requesting more aesthetic treatments after watching the many smile.. read more. Posted on : Wed 27th - May - 2009

  • Dental students are on a mission
  • A group of dental students are on a mission to Cambodia this summer and are looking for donations of dental equipment to take with them The five ndash from the University of Manchester ndash leave for their three week trip on 27 July and aim to treat more .. read more. Posted on : Tue 26th - May - 2009

  • Gene links gum and heart disease
  • Scientists have discovered a genetic link between dental disease and heart attacks Researchers at the universities of Kiel Dresden Amsterdam and Bonn have presented the first evidence of the specific genetic variant linking aggressive periodontitis and coron.. read more. Posted on : Tue 26th - May - 2009

  • Dental figures reveal increase in NHS access
  • The Department of Health must start to think beyond simple numerical measures of access to dentistry if it is serious about reducing the oral health inequalities of England s population That s according to the British Dental Association BDA as the latest fig.. read more. Posted on : Fri 22nd - May - 2009

  • NHS dentists rapped over pushing private treatment
  • Health minister Ann Keen has called on primary care trusts to lsquo take action against dentists who pressure NHS patients into paying for private treatment Ms Keen issued the call during a Parliamentary debate as she revealed that a dental practice had rece.. read more. Posted on : Fri 22nd - May - 2009

  • Dentist wins Asian icon award
  • A London dentist has scooped the title Professional of the Year at the Asian Women of Achievement awards Dr Sunita Verma cosmetic dentist at Sparkle Dental Boutique in Hanwell west London was presented with the award in the presence of Prince Charles and .. read more. Posted on : Thu 21st - May - 2009

  • News feature Unlocking that door to success
  • Winning the Midlands Best Team at the Dentistry Awards 2008 was for The Priors Dental Practice just one more accolade to add to their clutch of awards earned in recent years And as runners up in the Best Practice for that region too the awards night that .. read more. Posted on : Thu 21st - May - 2009

  • Dentistry Top 50 MP hits headlines over expenses
  • Tory MP and dentist Sir Paul Beresford has hit the headlines regarding his expenses claims The news story ndash at www telegraph co uk ndash reports that Sir Paul rated 34th in this year s Dentistry Top 50 poll of the most influential dentists in the cou.. read more. Posted on : Thu 21st - May - 2009

  • Letters asking parents to play dentist clarified
  • A north London health authority ndash slammed for telling parents to check their kids teeth ndash has reaffirmed its commitment to maintaining dental screening in the area The joint Enfield and Haringey Primary Care Trust s dental service sent out letters.. read more. Posted on : Wed 20th - May - 2009

  • Dentist struck off for altering records
  • A Nottingham dentist who altered records to avoid legal action has been struck off the register Homayoun Esfandiary gave his patient root canal treatment and a crown for one of her upper teeth at Seven Dental in Mansfield The General Dental Council GDC heard.. read more. Posted on : Wed 20th - May - 2009

  • Toothbrush effect new indicator of hard times
  • The purchase of power toothbrushes may be the new indicator of an economic downturn That s according to a recent survey that suggests the lsquo toothbrush effect may be replacing the so called lsquo lipstick effect which is the theory that when facing an e.. read more. Posted on : Wed 20th - May - 2009

  • Patient fines and NHS tie in under Tory plans
  • Any dentist trained using taxpayers sbquo money would have to work for the NHS for at least five years under a Tory Government the party has announced Publishing its proposals to shake up NHS dentistry the Conservative Party vowed to introduce the rule if i.. read more. Posted on : Tue 19th - May - 2009

  • Poor dental habits increase swine flu risk
  • Bad dental hygiene could possibly increase the risk of swine flu as today s National Dental Survey reveals the UK s failure to heed infection control advice Dreadful dental habits are helping spread germs ndash as 40 of the UK population admit to picking th.. read more. Posted on : Mon 18th - May - 2009

  • Tory promise of school check ups slammed
  • There would be free school dental checks for every five year old in the UK if the Conservative Party gets into power That was the pledge this week with their plans to plough 17 million into the proposal Children would be shown how to brush their teeth prop.. read more. Posted on : Mon 18th - May - 2009

  • Government urged to engage with profession
  • Dental leaders have called for the government to work much more closely with the profession as the build up to the release of a major review of NHS dentistry in England gathers momentum The rallying cry was made at a Westminster Health Forum keynote seminar en.. read more. Posted on : Fri 15th - May - 2009

  • President s girl wins dental scholarship
  • The Irish president s daughter was one of 83 new Trinity College scholars unveiled at a major ceremony in the university Emma McAleese 26 daughter of Irish President Mary McAleese is in her second year of a five year dental science degree The title recognis.. read more. Posted on : Thu 14th - May - 2009

  • Virtual dental school a world s first
  • A US dental school is opening the doors of the first ever 3D virtual dental education facility The University of Maryland Dental School has introduced the virtual school which is based on the 3D modelling software lsquo second life Students will be able to .. read more. Posted on : Thu 14th - May - 2009

  • Dentist to offer tooth polishing party package
  • A dental practice is launching tooth polishing parties to coincide with the start of National Smile Month this weekend Beacon DentalCare in Malvern Worcestershire has launched tooth polishing parties in response to requests from patients mainly for bridal a.. read more. Posted on : Thu 14th - May - 2009

  • Wanted all good dental teachers
  • The search is on for dental educators with the talent to motivate and encourage tomorrow s dental professionals Students and vocational dental practitioners VDPs have until 31 August 2009 to nominate the teachers or trainers for the Dental Defence Union s D.. read more. Posted on : Thu 14th - May - 2009

  • South Asian children least likely to visit dentist
  • New research by the Department of Health reveals children of Bangladeshi Indian and Pakistani descent are less likely to have visited a dentist than any other ethnic group in the UK This is despite the fact that figures released last month revealed that 75 o.. read more. Posted on : Thu 14th - May - 2009

  • Dentist jailed for charging NHS to fix perfectly healthy teeth
  • An Essex dentist was sentenced to four months imprisonment earlier this month at Chelmsford Crown Court charged with defrauding the NHS of 10 000 through false accounting This was following an investigation by NHS Counter Fraud NHS CF Geoffrey O Sulliv.. read more. Posted on : Wed 13th - May - 2009

  • National Smile Month launches amid protests
  • A protest in Parliament Square by 100 000 people calling for an end to the war in Sri Lanka could have put paid to the official launch of National Smile Month But oral health experts and dental figures made their way through the police barriers and campaigning.. read more. Posted on : Wed 13th - May - 2009

  • Dental student commits suicide
  • A final year dental student committed suicide in India by jumping from the fourth floor of her college after she was upset by a lecturer it s alleged The 22 year old student ndash Anjana Sanjith ndash was upset after her department head criticised her ove.. read more. Posted on : Wed 13th - May - 2009

  • New dentists for Northern Ireland s access hotspots
  • The British Dental Association BDA has welcomed the announcement of the award of a tender for 38 new dentists in Northern Ireland but warns it s only lsquo part of the solution to the problems of NHS access The BDA suggests what s also needed is full suppo.. read more. Posted on : Wed 13th - May - 2009

  • Women in healthcare have more affairs
  • Female healthcare professionals represent the highest proportion of women members on a dating website for married people looking for affairs That s according to www illicitencounters com that reveals that out of 314 000 members a total of 4 cite their profes.. read more. Posted on : Tue 12th - May - 2009

  • Dental technician delays house raffle prize draw
  • A dental technician hoping to sell his home in Devon in an online raffle has delayed the draw until July Stephen Sickelmore 49 and his wife Caroline are raffling their seaside home in the hope of raising the 490 000 it was originally on the market for .. read more. Posted on : Tue 12th - May - 2009

  • Mum arrested for failing to take child to dentist
  • A US mother has been arrested on a charge of child neglect after authorities say she did not seek dental care for her child who showed advanced tooth decay Police say Tamika White 19 from Palmetto South Carolina did not obtain dental care for her daughter .. read more. Posted on : Mon 11th - May - 2009

  • Experts advise Mexicans with flu like symptoms to avoid dental treatment
  • Mexican dental specialists have advised people to avoid or delay dental treatment to keep the swine flu from spreading as dentists or patients may be virus carriers Dental experts at the School of Dentistry of the National Autonomous University of Mexico UNAM.. read more. Posted on : Fri 8th - May - 2009

  • Filling NHS dentistry gaps in Devizes
  • More than 100 people have applied to become one of an estimated 1 000 new NHS patients with the Ferndale Dental Clinic in Devizes after it was awarded funding by NHS Wiltshire www gazetteandherald co uk reports The clinic in Estcourt Street owned by Martyn .. read more. Posted on : Fri 8th - May - 2009

  • Cutting edge dental centre aims to be best in the world
  • A new 3 million purpose built dental centre in Glasgow has officially opened its doors to the public The Scottish Centre for Excellence in Dentistry at the city s Watermark Business Park is one of the most advanced in the UK with expertise in implantology .. read more. Posted on : Fri 8th - May - 2009

  • News feature Sitting pretty
  • I knew at school that I wanted to be a dentist I spent some time out in Australia doing work experience and really enjoyed it At school I really enjoyed art and didn t want to drop it at A level I thought that the combination of sciences and art was a grea.. read more. Posted on : Fri 8th - May - 2009

  • Dinner at the House
  • Have you decided where you are going to eat after a stimulating day of lectures on Friday Going to the World Aesthetic Congress Friday 12 and Saturday 13 June Then why not enjoy a charity dinner at the Houses of Parliament and help those in need The fund raisi.. read more. Posted on : Thu 7th - May - 2009

  • A team effort
  • Last November a team of nine Practice Plan volunteers packed their overalls and scrubbing brushes and travelled to Tanzania Africa for a trip that will remain imprinted in their minds for a lifetime But just before they embarked on a life changing care ce.. read more. Posted on : Thu 7th - May - 2009

  • Shooting the messenger
  • Whoever does the choreography for the British media these days must have one hell of a sense of timing Or a perverse sense of humour perhaps What were the chances of the Nursing and Midwifery Council striking off Margaret Haywood the nurse who secretly fil.. read more. Posted on : Thu 7th - May - 2009

  • Dentists alerted to the perils of pulling teeth
  • The Dental Defence Union DDU has warned that removal of teeth in general dental practice is becoming an increasingly challenging area and has issued advice to dentists to help them avoid the pitfalls In the last six years the DDU has opened an increasing nu.. read more. Posted on : Thu 7th - May - 2009

  • Jailed phantom patients dentist struck off
  • A dentist who stole more than 37 000 from the NHS by claiming money for treatment never given to patients have been struck off the register Newton Johnson was not present at the GDC hearing due to incarceration and was not represented On 31 March 2008 in t.. read more. Posted on : Wed 6th - May - 2009

  • Seeing a dentist in Wales can take more than 18 months
  • People in parts of Wales still have no access to an NHS dentist a Western Mail investigation has discovered In Anglesey not one of the 11 practices in the county is able to take on any new patients and in Neath Port Talbot all 17 NHS practices are full to ca.. read more. Posted on : Wed 6th - May - 2009

  • Photo competition asks what makes dentists smile
  • Dentists can enter a photographic competition and win a free trip to a FDI World Dental Congress Enter the FDI World Dental Federation and Wrigley Oral Healthcare Programmes WOHP photographic competition for your chance to win a trip to the FDI World Dental.. read more. Posted on : Wed 6th - May - 2009

  • Guidelines to dentists during a pandemic
  • The Welsh Assembly Government has issued guidelines to dentist on providing dental care to patients during a pandemic The rules are available on its website In light of the swine flu pandemic the guidelines serve as a timely reminder The list suggests that d.. read more. Posted on : Tue 5th - May - 2009

  • Probable swine flu shuts Harvard dental school
  • Swine flu is believed to have caused the temporary closure of Harvard University s dental school in the US Health authorities are investigating a lsquo recent probable swine flu case involving a dental student and suspect as many as nine students may be infe.. read more. Posted on : Tue 5th - May - 2009

  • Last chance to book
  • This is the only time Dr Lorenzo Vanini will be in the UK this year This seminar will demonstrate a standardised and repeatable method for the restoration of anterior teeth This allows for a good predictable result achieved in a simple way that helps you to r.. read more. Posted on : Fri 1st - May - 2009

  • Having a ball
  • Register in advance for a complimentary ticket to BDTA Dental Showcase 2009 between now and 30 June 2009 for a chance to win tickets to the Bridge2Aid Charity Ball for you and up to 10 members of your dental practice The Bridge2Aid Charity Ball is taking place.. read more. Posted on : Fri 1st - May - 2009


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