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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 the effects of fluoride varnish and fluoride toothpaste used over a three-year period. The first results of the unique long-term study are expected in July.

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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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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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 reintroducing the scale and polish procedure that was previously available free of charge on the Medical Card and Pay Related Social Insurance dental schemes. The IDA has based its claim on a major US study that found that patients with chronic conditions and pregnant women who underwent periodontal treatment cut their medical bills by thousands of ...

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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 first time. The sole director of Smile Like the Stars Training was found guilty of two offences of tooth whitening. The prosecution followed complaints by two people who were given training to be able to offer their own tooth-whitening services.

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Google: How to get on to Page 1 in 2015 Jan 30, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Google: How to get on to Page 1 in 2015

The holy grail for any organisation’s online marketing is to appear on Page 1 of Google search results. Imagine how many patients you would gain. How would you like to achieve this without spending thousands of pounds? This is possible if you have time on your hands and reduce online competition through local listing.

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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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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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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Dental chair simplifies treatment of physically handicapped Jan 29, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Dental chair simplifies treatment of physically handicapped

SHOREHAM-BY-SEA, UK: Even though the dental care of disabled people has gained more significance in recent years, physically impaired patients are not ...

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Pathways for selling or purchasing a dental practice Jan 22, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Pathways for selling or purchasing a dental practice

According to a recent survey by the National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers, private buyers and small groups in the UK have recently ...

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