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Divya is a Solicitor in the Dental Negligence Team. She specialises in dental negligence claims, including, but not limited to, a delay in diagnosing periodontal disease, negligent root canal treatment and substandard orthodontic treatment.
A blog considering how best to keep your child’s teeth healthy
A new study has suggested that Oral-B Guide floss may be exposing people who use it to toxic chemicals.
A blog looking at the different types of fillings and the difficulties a person can face when a filling is completed negligently.
A blog discussing one of the painful complications of root canal treatment and what you should do if it happens to you.
A blog considering the harmful implications of drinking energy drinks regularly
A blog for those considering taking legal action against their dentist
A blog considering the dangers of using smokeless tobacco products and discussing how Stoptober can encourage you to quit
A blog by Steve Wake considering the health benefits of vaping over smoking cigarettes.
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.
After an extremely stressful experience, Paul Tuxford received compensation for his pain and suffering. But for him, it wasn’t just about the money.
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.
A blog explaining the three key messages of National Smile Month 2018 and the benefits of maintaining healthy teeth and gums
Improving your dental health: it’s not just what you eat and drink but how you do it that can affect the strength of your teeth.
A blog discussing whether non-smokers are still at risk of developing oral cancer and the importance of remaining vigilant about your mouth and gums
A blog looking at the symptoms and causes of gum disease
A blog examining the dangers of illegal tooth whitening, what it is, and how to avoid it.
Would you be prepared to have a brace and wear a retainer for life?
Sophie Angwin examines the latest research that shows gum disease could put older women at significantly higher risk of developing a number of cancers.
As oral piercings remain popular, and tongue piercings especially, Sam Swaby takes a look at the impact they can have on oral health.
Can virtual reality (VR) make attending the dentist a less painful experience?
A recent poll has revealed that 67% of British people admit to suffering anxiety when visiting the dentist. For some people, this anxiety can be extreme and can prevent attendance for many years. As such, this blog examines the different techniques that can be used to help with dental anxiety and encourage regular attendance.
For many people the law surrounding medical negligence is unfamiliar territory, and understandably so. A key part of any claim is establishing what lawyers refer to as ‘causation’ – here we explore what this means and why it’s so important.
A blog examining the first part of the two-fold test for dental negligence, breach of duty.
A blog examining a study which revealed the natural ability of teeth to repair themselves can be enhanced using an Alzheimer’s drug.