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May - 2010.

  • Teeth whitening used to boost careers
  • More than 5 of the UK s working population has already turned to cosmetic surgery in a bid to boost their career prospects And according to a new survey 1 in 10 people would resort to surgery in order to get ahead in the workplace These remarkable statistics.. read more. Posted on : Fri 28th - May - 2010

  • Dental students go back to sixth form
  • The Peninsula Dental School showed its commitment to producing home grown dentists when two of its students returned to their school Liskeard Community College to talk to pupils about their experiences Dental students Katy Rowe and Jamie Robins both former .. read more. Posted on : Fri 28th - May - 2010

  • Cheryl Cole visits dentist after filing for divorce
  • Singer and X Factor judge Cheryl Cole was spotted out for a dentist s appointment this week Girls Aloud star Cheryl 26 was visiting Orthodontic House in Drayton Road in Borehamwood Hertfordshire for a check up after it was announced she had filed divorce .. read more. Posted on : Fri 28th - May - 2010

  • 3D scaffold may help regenerate teeth from stem cells
  • A new tissue regeneration technique may allow people to simply regrow a new set of teeth That s according to a study published in the Journal of Dental Research Dr Jeremy Mao the Edward V Zegarelli Professor of Dental Medicine at Columbia University Medical .. read more. Posted on : Fri 28th - May - 2010

  • Bag a bargain in dentalwear summer sale
  • Fingers at the ready as Grahame Gardner Ltd are this week launching a massive summer stock sale and the best way to bag a bargain it to go to their website www grahamegardner co uk With many of their favourite products available at significantly reduced costs.. read more. Posted on : Thu 27th - May - 2010

  • Mutant gum disease bacteria offers clue to Alzheimer s treatment
  • A defective mutant strain of the bacterium that causes gum disease may provide a clue to treatments for Alzheimer s Parkinson s and a number of other diseases US researchers were reporting their findings at the 110th General Meeting of the American Society f.. read more. Posted on : Thu 27th - May - 2010

  • VAT increase will impact on dentists
  • With the announcement of George Osborne s emergency budget on 22 June speculation is rising amongst business leaders that VAT is set to rise to 20 This coupled with the sense of limbo caused by the change of government the average dental practice has much .. read more. Posted on : Thu 27th - May - 2010

  • Study confirms poor oral health link with heart disease
  • People who have poor oral hygiene have an increased risk of heart disease compared to those who brush their teeth twice a day That s according to research published today on www bmj com There has been increased interest in links between heart problems and gum .. read more. Posted on : Thu 27th - May - 2010

  • New health watchdog must not be a burden on dentists
  • A leading dental commentator is urging all dentists to respond to this autumn s fee setting consultation over registration with new health watchdog the Care Quality Commission CQC CQC registration becomes a legal requirement for all primary dental care prov.. read more. Posted on : Wed 26th - May - 2010

  • News feature The challenge of dental patient compliance
  • To say that patients do not always adhere to best practice in oral hygiene is an understatement Research shows that most people on most days do not brush and floss for the required time This has been supported by a survey carried out in 2007 by the British.. read more. Posted on : Wed 26th - May - 2010

  • Dental patients can enter the Manchester smile competition
  • To celebrate lsquo National Smile Month Tipton Training dental school is launching an online competition to find lsquo Manchester s Best Smile to help spread the message of good oral health in the city To get into the spirit of things Tipton Training has.. read more. Posted on : Wed 26th - May - 2010

  • More than a third of adults are too distracted to brush teeth
  • A survey conducted for National Smile Month by the British Dental Health Foundation found that 34 of adults are distracted while brushing their teeth Children were found to be one of the biggest distractions followed closely by mobile phones However running.. read more. Posted on : Tue 25th - May - 2010

  • A natural looking crown just what the patient ordered
  • DTS has been working closely with other leading dental companies across the world to develop the translucency of zirconia so it can now be used beyond traditional zirconia frameworks One crown or bridge is a solid strong aesthetic piece of zirconia It is ha.. read more. Posted on : Tue 25th - May - 2010

  • Survey highlights bizarre dental habits
  • Matchsticks are the toothpick of choice for the British public when no other oral heath care is to hand That s according to a new nationwide survey Dr Nigel Carter chief Executive of the British Dental Health Foundation was said to be staggered by response.. read more. Posted on : Mon 24th - May - 2010

  • Dentist tells students to get patients brushing
  • Everyone wants a beautiful smile and brushing is the simplest way to start motivating patients was the advice from Dr Mani Bhardwaj principal dentist for The Smile Studios Dental Spa in Richmond west London Dr Bhardwaj was at Bart s and The London School o.. read more. Posted on : Mon 24th - May - 2010

  • Former chief dental officer joins oral health charity
  • Professor Raman Bedi is to join oral health charity Dentaid as its clinical director The appointment starts 1 June and has been welcomed by chief executive Andy Jong Andy said lsquo I am delighted to welcome Raman as part of our team and anticipate that his .. read more. Posted on : Mon 24th - May - 2010

  • Nottingham dentist Amarjit Gill is president of the BDA
  • Dr Amarjit Gill a general dental practitioner in Nottingham became the 124th president of the British Dental Association BDA on Thursday 20 May He was presented with his chain of office and made his inaugural speech as BDA president at the opening of the.. read more. Posted on : Mon 24th - May - 2010

  • Dental experts go Hollywood for kids oral health
  • Dental payment plan providers Denplan has joined forces with 20th Century Fox to promote the new children s blockbuster Tooth Fairy Denplan is planning a nationwide campaign to support the launch of the movie It also aims to highlight the benefits of good .. read more. Posted on : Mon 24th - May - 2010

  • Minister for dentistry announced in new health line up
  • The new ministerial team at the Department of Health has been confirmed by health secretary Andrew Lansley and the Conservative s Earl Howe is to have responsibility for dentistry The coalition government is committed to a new dental contract which they prom.. read more. Posted on : Sat 22nd - May - 2010

  • Parents must drill home oral health message to kids
  • Parents are facing the brush off from their children when it comes to them cleaning their teeth a new dental survey reveals The National Dental Survey found that well over half of the parents asked found it challenging and generally difficult to get their chi.. read more. Posted on : Wed 19th - May - 2010

  • Jimmy joins dental leaders in implementing Steele review debate
  • A dental seminar is being staged more than a year on from the publication of Professor Jimmy Steele s independent review of NHS dental services last June And dental teams from across the UK are invited to attend to hear guests of honour ndash Dr John Milne .. read more. Posted on : Wed 19th - May - 2010

  • Trial a power toothbrush at a fraction of the price
  • Oral B is offering dental professionals the chance to trial their Triumph 5000 with wireless at a fraction of the price Approved by the British Dental Health Foundation clinical data confirms the long term efficacy of the power brush which demonstrated signi.. read more. Posted on : Wed 19th - May - 2010

  • Dentistry awards special The secret of Smile Cliniq s success
  • strong When did you qualify strong I qualified in 2003 from GKT school of Medicine and Dentistry I also studied an intercalated BSc in 2001 which gave me a firm grounding in the basic sciences I carried on to complete the membership exams to the faculty .. read more. Posted on : Wed 19th - May - 2010

  • Treatment of gum disease may aid diabetics
  • A new study suggests that treating serious gum disease in diabetics could mitigate the risks involved It suggests that the treatment of periodontal disease in diabetics with Type 2 diabetes may lower their blood sugar levels Published in the latest issue of Th.. read more. Posted on : Wed 19th - May - 2010

  • Dental research in UK needs a revamp say researchers
  • An overhaul of the way dental research is organised is needed to ensure it remains internationally competitive That s according to a UK research summit for oral and dental researchers to consider the current state of dental research and its future Delegates .. read more. Posted on : Tue 18th - May - 2010

  • David Beckham scores with a winning grin
  • Former England captain David Beckham has the best smile in football according to a new poll that coincides with National Smile Month Beckham who is currently considering an offer from manager Fabio Capello to join his staff for England s 2010 World Cup campa.. read more. Posted on : Tue 18th - May - 2010

  • Dental practice manager funds Kenyan dental project
  • A dental nurse and practice manager has gone all out to raised funds for dental charity Dentaid Sally Reading is practice manager at Ystwyth Dental Practice in Aberystwyth who began fundraising for Dentaid more than seven years ago with a 10 000ft skydive In .. read more. Posted on : Tue 18th - May - 2010

  • The ignorance of hating a dentist
  • Last August The Times ran an article with some interesting statistics on the state of our nation s teeth bull lsquo Children have had nearly one million teeth pulled out in a year as sugary diets and poor dental care took their toll bull lsquo The numb.. read more. Posted on : Mon 17th - May - 2010

  • Dentists warned high prices are deterring patients
  • New research reveals a staggering 42 19 9 million of Britons have avoided going to the dentist in the last five years The affordability of dental treatment remains a key concern with 14 of people avoiding treatment because of worries about costs Den.. read more. Posted on : Mon 17th - May - 2010

  • Dental school hailed interesting and fun by royal visitor
  • The Duchess of Gloucester officially opened the Peninsula Dental School s Dental Education Facility last week She met with representatives from the Peninsula Dental School and the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry including its new European Centre f.. read more. Posted on : Mon 17th - May - 2010

  • How to optimise your dental practice s online ranking
  • Top five tips on increasing traffic to your dentistry website 1 Extensive keyword researchSearch engine optimisation SEO is about knowing the keywords you re targeting It starts with keyword research and understanding Essentially good SEO is about matchi.. read more. Posted on : Mon 17th - May - 2010

  • Royal visit to world class dental school
  • The Duchess of Gloucester is due to visit the Peninsula Dental School s Dental Education Facility at the Knowledge Spa in Truro this afternoon Friday The Duchess will meet with representatives from the Peninsula Dental School the Peninsula College of Medici.. read more. Posted on : Fri 14th - May - 2010

  • Dentistry awards special The heart of it
  • Sara and Mike Reece opened their third dental practice ndash Reece Associates Dental Care Solutions ndash in August 2007 and with it the pilot site for the Smilescool programme a new approach to preventive dentistry for children A little over two years .. read more. Posted on : Fri 14th - May - 2010

  • News feature Calming your nervous dental patients
  • Neuro linguistic programming NLP is a collection of communication skills developed by modelling the best communicators and therapists I believe that good dentistry starts with good communication between the dentist the team and the patient NLP takes the sk.. read more. Posted on : Fri 14th - May - 2010

  • Dental team get the Mersey beat
  • The programme for this year s British Dental Conference and Exhibition 20 22 May at the ACC Liverpool offers something for the whole dental team with a number of sessions designed to appeal exclusively to dental care professionals and others scheduled with.. read more. Posted on : Fri 14th - May - 2010

  • Sniffing anaesthetic may replace dentist s needle
  • New evidence suggests that sniffing a local anaesthetic could replace the needle used by dentists in certain procedures Administered as nose drops or a nasal spray travels through the main nerve in the face and collects in high concentrations in the teeth ja.. read more. Posted on : Fri 14th - May - 2010

  • Hot tips to make your dental practice more profitable
  • Legal and financial firms have combined forces to help professionals in the dental sector become more commercially focused in the way they develop and run their dental practices Accountants Ballard Dale Syree Watson and Smith Williamson Investment Managemen.. read more. Posted on : Thu 13th - May - 2010

  • Book your place for the World Aesthetic Congress
  • 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 13th - May - 2010

  • New health secretary talks good health and prevention
  • Andrew Lansley was appointed yesterday as Secretary of State for Health Mr Lansley is the MP for South Cambridgeshire and previously served as the Shadow Health Secretary ndash a position he held from 2003 Attention will now shift to how an emergency budget.. read more. Posted on : Thu 13th - May - 2010

  • Dental professor scoops prestigious award
  • A dental professor has won a prestigious research award Professor David Watts Professor of Biomaterials Science at The University of Manchester School of Dentistry scooped the Alexander von Humboldt Research Award The lifetime research achievement award will.. read more. Posted on : Wed 12th - May - 2010

  • Financially bereft dentist struck off over fraud
  • A dentist from Glasgow who tried to cheat the NHS out of more than 8 000 in tax rebates has been struck off the register Arfan Dad wrote cheques to Glasgow City Council which he knew would bounce He then claimed back 8 332 from the NHS on properties where.. read more. Posted on : Wed 12th - May - 2010

  • New dean for dental college
  • The Universities of Exeter and Plymouth announced today Wednesday that Professor Steve Thornton is to be the new Dean of the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry PCMD Professor Thornton is currently Professor of Obstetrics and Associate Dean for Cli.. read more. Posted on : Wed 12th - May - 2010

  • Giving sweet solutions to babies before jabs reduces pain
  • Children who receive sweet solutions before being immunised experience less pain and are more comfortable new research suggests Healthcare professionals should consider giving infants between the ages of 1 12 months a sweet solution of sucrose or glucose be.. read more. Posted on : Tue 11th - May - 2010

  • It s National Smile Month so let s talk a healthy mouth
  • With the vast majority of the UK population now expecting to remain dentate for life the latest Smile Month campaign has captured the essence of what the dental profession needs to focus upon lsquo Teeth4Life is the tagline for this year s campaign a month.. read more. Posted on : Tue 11th - May - 2010

  • Healthy snacks loaded with sugar
  • So called healthy low fat snacks sold by Britain s supermarkets contain up to 69 sugar mdash more than three times the amount found in chocolate ice cream A range of foodstuff bought as healthy options for children s lunchtime snacks are being sweetened w.. read more. Posted on : Mon 10th - May - 2010

  • Porcelain exhibition features dentist group
  • An exhibition dedicated to some of the most impressive and important works of 19th century Meissen porcelain on the market today takes place at specialist dealers David Brower Antiques next month The exhibition will be held from 3 30 June 2010 with a previe.. read more. Posted on : Mon 10th - May - 2010

  • Fat tax may reverse spiralling dental costs
  • A fat tax could be levied on junk food and sugary drinks in a bid to reduce obesity spiralling dental costs and reduce the deficit The Food Standards Agency is planning to consult on whether taxing such foods would encourage people to make healthier choices.. read more. Posted on : Mon 10th - May - 2010

  • Slumdog Secret Millionaire dentist launches charity
  • A millionaire dentist who took part in the TV series The Secret Millionaire has returned from her TV stint to set up a charity to help underprivileged children Dentist and entrepreneur Seema Sharma took part in a special Indian Winter edition of the Channel .. read more. Posted on : Mon 10th - May - 2010

  • Dental plan revamp takes preventive approach
  • A dental plan has been relaunched in light of the Steele review into NHS dentistry The new plan by Simplyhealth has been simplified and now focuses more on a preventive approach the company says This is aimed at bringing it into line with customer need and.. read more. Posted on : Mon 10th - May - 2010

  • Dental team hunts CPD hours at Showcase
  • With the dental team s hunger for information and CPD hours ever on the increase the BDTA has announced a new educational opportunity for visitors at this year s Showcase All members of the dental team will be able to take part in a lsquo Knowledge Hunt .. read more. Posted on : Mon 10th - May - 2010

  • National Smile Month launch set for Parliament
  • The Houses for Parliament may have seen a dramatic change following the outcome of last week s general election but one event there remains very much the same ndash the launch of this year s National Smile Month The annual event held in the House of Parliam.. read more. Posted on : Mon 10th - May - 2010

  • Grown up science for kids dental health
  • Philips is showcasing its new Sonicare For Kids toothbrush at the 10th Congress of the European Academy for Paediatric Dentistry The organisation is teaming up with the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry to draw together world renowned opinion leaders wi.. read more. Posted on : Mon 10th - May - 2010

  • Small firms urgently need post election certainty warns business group
  • The Forum of Private Business has commented on the high likelihood of a hung Parliament While remaining politically neutral the small business support group had hoped one party would win an overall majority in order to secure swift economic recovery Ho.. read more. Posted on : Fri 7th - May - 2010

  • Anti bacterial silver toothbrush is launched
  • The anti bacterial power of silver has been observed in the mouth and ndash for the first time in the UK ndash this has been used to create a toothbrush with a difference Less well known are the powerful germicidal properties of silver but now these have b.. read more. Posted on : Fri 7th - May - 2010

  • GDC announces another interim Chief Executive and Registrar
  • Ian Todd is to take over as Interim Chief Executive and Registrar of the General Dental Council GDC as Alison White concludes her time in the role Ian will hold the post until the arrival of Evlynne Gilvarry later this year who was recently announced as the.. read more. Posted on : Thu 6th - May - 2010

  • Smiling could be key to Downing Street reveals dental poll
  • The race to become Prime Minister could all rest on a good smile ndash according to the results of a new poll conducted by the UK s leading oral health charity A national survey from the British Dental Health Foundation found that almost 70 percent of us thi.. read more. Posted on : Wed 5th - May - 2010

  • Visually impaired lose out in dental care
  • A dentist is expressing concerns over a lack of oral health information for the visually impaired following the results of a new report Dr Nigel Carter chief executive of the British Dental Health Foundation believes that more dental health information shou.. read more. Posted on : Tue 4th - May - 2010

  • Small businesses see election as platform for change
  • Business owners see Thursday s election as an opportunity to change Britain s enterprise culture for the better with one in ten intending to vote for the party they hope will manage the economy most effectively That s according to new research from the Forum .. read more. Posted on : Tue 4th - May - 2010


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