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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.
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.
A blog discussing recent developments in technology which could change the way teeth are cleaned and maintained
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.