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Research finds tooth enamel fast track in humans Nov 25, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Research finds tooth enamel fast track in humans

CANTERBURY, UK: New research conducted at the University of Kent in Canterbury has discovered a link between prenatal enamel growth rates of teeth and weaning in human babies. The research found that incisors grow quickly in the early stages of the second trimester of a baby’s development, while molars grow at a slower rate in the third trimester. This is so incisors are ready to erupt after birth, at approximately six months of age, when a baby makes the transition from breast-feeding to weaning. ...

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Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth Nov 20, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth

NEWCASTLE, UK: The poorest people in society have eight fewer teeth by their seventies than the richest, one of the largest studies of its type ever undertaken ...

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Millions lost to front-line health care abuse in Northern Ireland Nov 19, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Millions lost to front-line health care abuse in Northern Ireland

BELFAST, UK: Health and dental care worth £44 million were lost to cross-country fraud last year, Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland has ...

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Online reviews: Does Google really forget? Nov 18, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Online reviews: Does Google really forget?

How is your relationship with Google; do you love or hate it? Does it display negative information about your dental practice? With right to be forgotten ...

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Massive patient recall after breach by dentist in Nottinghamshire Nov 13, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Massive patient recall after breach by dentist in Nottinghamshire

GEDLING, UK: Thousands of patients treated by a dentist at Daybrook Dental Surgery in Gedling near Nottingham have been recalled by NHS England in Nottinghamshire to be tested for blood-borne viruses. Dr Desmond Jude D’Mello was recently suspended for 18 months by the General Dental Council for violation of cross-infection control standards in multiple cases.

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Interview: Patients must be at the top of our agenda Nov 13, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Interview: Patients must be at the top of our agenda

On 10 November, experts and researchers from around the UK met in London for a summit organised by the British Dental Association (BDA) to discuss what dentistry can do to address the problem of antimicrobial resistance. Dental Tribune ONLINE had the opportunity to speak with Dr Graham Stokes, Chair of the BDA Health and Science Committee and one of the initiators of the summit, about its outcomes and implications for the profession.

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Henry Schein offers underprivileged youngsters a helping hand Nov 12, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Henry Schein offers underprivileged youngsters a helping hand

GILLINGHAM, UK: For decades, the Outward Bound Trust has provided young people from disadvantaged communities with educational programmes aimed at developing confidence and self-esteem through outdoor activities. Dental and medical equipment provider Henry Schein UK will sponsor more than 20 youths from the Brompton Academy near its company headquarters in Gillingham in Kent to take part in one of these courses.

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British adventurer joins opening of BACD's Liverpool meeting Nov 7, 2014 | News United Kingdom

British adventurer joins opening of BACD's Liverpool meeting

LIVERPOOL, UK: Drag racing, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and flying a microlight halfway around the world—Miles Hilton-Barber has done it all. What makes the 64-year-old special is that he has been blind for over 30 years. As a motivational speaker, the British adventurer nowadays gives inspirational speeches around the world for charity. In a special appearance, he opened the annual conference of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in Liverpool today.

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Use of dental materials: Are we all deviants? Nov 7, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Use of dental materials: Are we all deviants?

When I was training at university, every stage of a procedure was supervised, step by tedious step. The “idiot sheets” (as our restorative dentistry professor called them) for each material were available to be referred to and followed religiously. Deviating from those instructions was not an option.

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Chester seminar explores migration opportunities to Australia Oct 30, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Chester seminar explores migration opportunities to Australia

CHESTER, UK: Dentists from Britain who are looking to relocate to Australia will have the opportunity to learn about everything related to emigration to Down Under in an upcoming seminar being organised by the Government of Western Australia in co-operation with experts from the Emigration Group.

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IDS 2015

IDS 2015

Next 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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BDIA Dental Showcase London

BDIA Dental Showcase London

The UK’s largest dental exhibition will open its doors at the ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre from 9 to 11 October. The event will ...

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Mouth Cancer Action Month about to go viral Oct 29, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Mouth Cancer Action Month about to go viral

RUGBY, UK: In summer, people around the world poured a bucket of ice-cold water over their heads as part of a campaign initiated by the ALS (amyotrophic ...

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British gingivae were healthier under Roman rule Oct 28, 2014 | News United Kingdom

British gingivae were healthier under Roman rule

LONDON, UK: Much of the legacy of the Romans is still evident in Britain today. New evidence from a study by King’s College London researchers on ...

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