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Holly Sumbler looks at the recent Safe Brace campaign by The Oral Health Foundation and shares some of their advice.
A blog by Steve Wake discussing Never Events, and how the change in definition effects dentistry.
From 1 April 2021, NHS dental targets have increased to 60%, for orthodontic practices targets have raised to 80%. This threshold is set to last until 1 October 2021.
A blog concerning the rise in the number of oral cancer cases, and what are the signs to look out for.
In the lead up to National Smith Month, Divya Anand, discusses some of the important health issues surrounding oral health and what you can do to improve your overall oral hygiene.
Jasjit Kaur looks at recent data which suggests a majority of people in the UK are struggling to access dental appointments, and explains what this may mean for their dental health.
A blog discussing the dangers of illegal tooth whitening.
A blog looking at whether it is necessary to attend your dentist every 6 months.
A guide on what to consider if embarking upon orthodontic treatment.
Guidance on attending the dentist for the first time since lockdown.
In the lead up to ‘No Smoking Day’ on 11 March 2020, Jasjit looks at the effect that smoking can have on your oral health.
In the lead up to World Oral Health Day on 20 March 2020, solicitor Divya Anand discusses the importance of good oral health.
Despite not being discussed in the media as regularly as other cancers, oral cancer is on the rise in the UK and abroad.
A blog regarding why patients are often unable to get appointments, whilst many dental practices still have unfilled patient vacancies and how this could be changed by the new government.
A blog including helpful hints and tips on how to look after your teeth at Christmas.
Mouth Cancer Action month is held in November every year in conjunction with the British Dental Health Foundation and the Mouth Cancer Foundation. In this blog Samantha Swaby looks at the signs to look out for and the importance of early detection.
A blog explaining why your dentist may not have insurance and the consequences if you wish to make a negligence claim against them.
A blog explaining that your NHS dentist may not be employed directly by the NHS and the consequences if you want to make a complaint or dental negligence claim.
Statistics gathered by The Oral Health Foundation shows the prevalence of dental phobia, this blog considers ways in which your dentist can help to ease your fears.
A recent report from the Oral Health Foundation, considers a study involving more than 1,500 teenagers, the results shows that those who spent longer on the computer were significantly more likely to neglect their oral health.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has recently published a report on the findings of an in-depth review on the state of oral health care in care homes across England. The review has found that steps are often not being taken to ensure that people get the oral care they need. Good oral health is vital to ensure that a person’s teeth and gums are healthy and to avoid extensive treatment in the future.
As National Smile Month 2019 is now in full swing, we look at the importance and key aims of the campaign which is run by the British Dental Health Foundation, a UK-based oral health charity.
A blog discussing recent developments in technology which could change the way teeth are cleaned and maintained
A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, has shown that pregnant women with gum disease are more likely to experience premature labour.
A blog considering how best to keep your child’s teeth healthy