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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.
A blog considering how best to keep your child’s teeth healthy
A blog looking at the different types of fillings and the difficulties a person can face when a filling is completed negligently.
A blog considering the harmful implications of drinking energy drinks regularly
I recently read with interest an article in the Independent that of a poll of 1,000 16 – 34 year olds, found 40 per cent have secretly judged a friend’s poor oral hygiene. A quarter of the respondents said they would avoid friends with dental hygiene issues by coming up with excuses to avoid social gatherings with them.
Tooth decay in children is a significant problem in the UK; a quarter of 5 year olds are affected (Public Health England, 2018 figures). Experts have warned that Coca Cola’s sponsorship of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is likely to result in increased dental problems. Due to innovative advertising techniques children are currently faced with a deluge of advertising and action is needed to address this worsening health crisis.
As oral piercings remain popular, and tongue piercings especially, Sam Swaby takes a look at the impact they can have on oral health.