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UK adults believe that correction of their smile could improve confidence Jul 29, 2014 | News United Kingdom

UK adults believe that correction of their smile could improve confidence

RUGBY – A UK survey commissioned by the British Dental Health Foundation and dental company Align Technology has found that over a quarter of people interviewed were dissatisfied with their smiles. In addition, the majority of the respondents felt that their confidence would increase were their smile to be corrected. However, one-third were not aware that it is never too late to have one’s teeth repositioned.

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Almost half of Brits do not visit or take their children to the dentist Jul 22, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Almost half of Brits do not visit or take their children to the dentist

LONDON – A recently published report about the UK dental consumer market has shown that only 52 per cent of the UK population visited the dentist ...

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Tooth extractions are main reason for children's hospital admissions Jul 17, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Tooth extractions are main reason for children's hospital admissions

LEEDS – The main reason for English children of primary school age being admitted to hospital is multiple tooth extraction. According to the latest ...

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Woman discovers foreign dental piece in cheese Jul 7, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Woman discovers foreign dental piece in cheese

CAMBRIDGE – A woman from Cambridge in England has reported finding someone else’s dental work in a piece of blue cheese purchased at a well-known ...

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Minimally invasive treatment concepts in dentistry discussed in Lucerne Jun 23, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Minimally invasive treatment concepts in dentistry discussed in Lucerne

LUCERNE, Switzerland: In his invitation to the sixth Swiss Biomaterial Days congress, chairman Prof. Walter Lückerath emphasised the obligation of the dental profession to ensure that treatment is as minimally invasive as possible for the patient. Consistent with this call, the international congress recently held in Lucerne in Switzerland offered insights on the latest developments in the field.

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New device to treat caries with electric remineralisation Jun 18, 2014 | News United Kingdom

New device to treat caries with electric remineralisation

LONDON – British researchers have developed a device that takes the pain out of tooth decay treatment by electrically reversing the process to help teeth remineralise. The technique, known as Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralisation (EAER), could be brought to market within three years.

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Quality of life study of denture and dental implant patients launched Jun 17, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Quality of life study of denture and dental implant patients launched

MANCHESTER – About 3.7 million British citizens have no natural teeth and many of them wear dentures and consequently have difficulty chewing and speaking. Now, a trial at the University of Manchester has been initiated to investigate the effect of implants and dentures on the quality of patients’ life. The study is the first of its kind in the UK.

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Duchess of Cambridge, Beckham and Clooney have best smiles Jun 6, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Duchess of Cambridge, Beckham and Clooney have best smiles

THAME – Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, has been voted as having the best female celebrity smile. David Beckham and George Clooney share the top position for best male smile. The poll, commissioned by Wrigley to celebrate National Smile Month, also found that 51 per cent of the women and 60 per cent of the men surveyed find a smile the most attractive trait in a partner when they meet for the first time.

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University Dental Hospital of Manchester to feature in TV documentary Jun 4, 2014 | News United Kingdom

University Dental Hospital of Manchester to feature in TV documentary

MANCHESTER – Staff and patients from the University Dental Hospital of Manchester are the subject of a new observational documentary airing on ITV in mid-June. The hospital is one of the leading clinical dental facilities in the UK and the film will follow patients being treated, including those undergoing cutting-edge dental and facial reconstructions. “The Dentists” will also highlight the problem of children and adults needing numerous teeth extracted.

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UK dental authorities prosecute creator of James Bond villain teeth May 27, 2014 | News United Kingdom

UK dental authorities prosecute creator of James Bond villain teeth

LONDON – The national regulator of dental practice in the UK, the General Dental Council (GDC), has fined Luis Fairman, the creator of the metal teeth of infamous James Bond villain Jaws. The GDC stated that it prosecuted him because he unlawfully used the title of dental technician.

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FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

This year, the Indian Dental Association will be hosting the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Greater Noida, NCR New Delhi, India. More than 10,000 ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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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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Survey finds increased optimism about the future in UK dental professionals May 26, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Survey finds increased optimism about the future in UK dental professionals

LONDON – The results of a recently published online survey indicate that more dental professionals practising in the UK are optimistic rather than ...

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Elvis tooth on display to promote mouth cancer awareness in UK May 12, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Elvis tooth on display to promote mouth cancer awareness in UK

LONDON – In order to encourage patients to undergo free mouth cancer screening, a number of dentists across the UK will be displaying a dental crown ...

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