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Understanding orofacial pain Mar 20, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Understanding orofacial pain

Pain is one of the most complex health conditions encountered, as it affects not only the sufferers, but also the community in which they live. It is often associated with other co-morbidities, especially anxiety, depression and chronic pain elsewhere. In the orofacial region, the most commonly reported pain is dental, and this inevitably requires a visit to a dentist, who in most instances can provide a cure. However, there are other pains encountered in the orofacial region that can become chronic, ...

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Online advertising: Why Facebook matters Mar 19, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Online advertising: Why Facebook matters

The two largest Internet giants are Google and Facebook, so it is no surprise that billions of actions occur on each site every single day. Through these ...

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Billions to suffer from untreated tooth decay Mar 18, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Billions to suffer from untreated tooth decay

LONDON, UK: Despite worldwide efforts to improve oral health, a global study has found that 35 per cent of the world’s population currently suffer ...

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Study evaluates effect of fluoride on children’s teeth Feb 24, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Study evaluates effect of fluoride on children’s teeth

BELFAST, UK: Aimed at reducing childhood caries levels in the region, the Northern Ireland Caries Prevention in Practice Trial (NIC-PIP) has been investigating ...

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Thorough dental care helps retain youthful looks Feb 17, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Thorough dental care helps retain youthful looks

SHARNBROOK, UK/LEIDEN, Netherlands: A new study on lifestyle and appearance has linked personal effort in oral hygiene to perception of facial age. The findings suggest that people with good dental routines and overall oral health can appear up to ten years younger.

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Dental care professionals suitable for performing oral screenings Feb 16, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Dental care professionals suitable for performing oral screenings

MANCHESTER, UK: British researchers have found that oral hygiene therapists can perform screening for common dental diseases as well as general dentists. The finding has important ramifications for service design in public-funded health systems. The study compared the diagnostic test accuracy of hygiene therapists in screening for dental caries and periodontal disease in regularly attending asymptomatic adults.

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Study finds even earliest farmers had malocclusion Feb 12, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Study finds even earliest farmers had malocclusion

DUBLIN, Ireland: Malocclusion and dental crowding appear to have spread concomitant with the prehistoric transition from hunting and gathering to agriculture. A new international study has found that both conditions first became common among the world’s earliest farmers 12,000 years ago in South-West Asia.

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National programme improves dental health of children in Wales Feb 11, 2015 | News United Kingdom

National programme improves dental health of children in Wales

CARDIFF, UK: The Welsh Government’s Designed to Smile programme has succeeded in its mission to improve children’s oral health. According to the latest report, fewer children in Wales have tooth decay and overall levels of dental disease have continued to decrease since its launch in 2009.

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Alarming increase in oral cancer rates in the UK Feb 10, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Alarming increase in oral cancer rates in the UK

RUGBY, UK: In marking World Cancer Day, the British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF) has highlighted the constantly increasing rates of oral cancer in the UK. Latest statistics from Cancer Research UK showed that nearly 6,800 people are diagnosed with mouth cancer in the UK every year. This figure has increased by 50 per cent within the last ten years. According to leading oral cancer campaigners, mouth cancer rates could be reduced by improving the public’s knowledge of the associated risk ...

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Interview: "Asia is completely new to us” Feb 5, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Interview: "Asia is completely new to us”

As one of the few manufacturers of dental implants, UK company Neoss has not operated in Asia before. With a recent financial support package of £1.5 million from Yorkshire Bank, the company intends to develop new business in countries like Japan, China and Taiwan. Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with Chief Financial Officer Guy Leaver about the upcoming market entry and what makes Neoss stand out from its numerous competitors there.

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World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day will be celebrated throughout the world on 20 March 2015. This year's “Smile for life” campaign will include a wide range ...

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International Dental Show 2015

International Dental Show 2015

This year, the International Dental Show (IDS) is opening its doors to dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time. ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

Digital technology is one of the fastest-growing market segments in dentistry.

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Irish Dental Association calls for reintroduction of free treatment Feb 3, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Irish Dental Association calls for reintroduction of free treatment

DUBLIN, Ireland: The Irish Dental Association (IDA) has called on the government to tackle the high incidence of periodontal disease in this country by ...

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Man fined £11,500 for providing illegal tooth whitening and training Feb 2, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Man fined £11,500 for providing illegal tooth whitening and training

NEWPORT, UK: The UK regulator of dental practice, the General Dental Council (GDC), has prosecuted an illegal tooth-whitening training provider for the ...

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