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Dentacoin Achieves Market Capitalization of $350.58 Million

09/02/2018

Dentacoin (CURRENCY:DCN) traded up 4.1% against the dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 18:00 PM ET on January 24th. Dentacoin has a total market capitalization of $350.58 million and $587,030.00 worth of Dentacoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours.

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CQC begins search for ‘someone exceptional’ to replace Behan

16/02/2018

The CQC has started its hunt for a new CEO this week to replace outgoing boss Sir David Behan, who is leaving his position after six years.
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GDC consults on approach to fees

16/02/2018

After the GDC announced it would be launching a consultation on how it sets its ARF, Seb Evans spoke to Ian Brack about what this new consultation involves.
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Shorter children at greater risk of suffering a stroke later in life, say medical researchers

16/02/2018

A study found adult women and men, who were two inches shorter than their classmates at certain key ages, were 11% more likely to have an ischaemic stroke.
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Virtual Dentistry and Shark-like Tooth Regeneration on the Horizon

09/02/2018

In honor of National Toothache Day, celebrated on February 9, DentalPlans.com looks forward to continuing its mission and helping to create a future of happier, healthier smiles more affordably. The company discusses breakthrough technologies and trends that can prevent oral disease and restore dental health, as well as new ways to make treatments affordable to all.
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Investigation exposes illegal teeth whitening treatments

09/02/2018

Rogue beauticians have been found offering patients illegal teeth whitening treatments to patients.
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Researcher uses stem cells to attack bacteria and regenerate dental pulp

09/02/2018

Shimizu, a faculty member at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM), is studying how to use stem cells to regenerate dental pulp rather than removing it during root canal treatment.
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FGDP(UK) rejects amalgamation of regulators

02/02/2018

The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has responded sceptically to proposals to cut costs by amalgamating the UK’s health regulators.
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Are you ready for GDPR?

02/02/2018

The most important change to data privacy for 20 years is being introduced this year, and every NHS organisation must make sure they’re fully prepared.
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Scotland launches Oral Health Improvement Plan

02/02/2018

The Oral Health Improvement Plan has been launched by the Scottish Government to provide a framework for improving the oral health of the next generation.
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Improved dental hygiene could boost type 2 diabetes management

02/02/2018

Improving dental hygiene could play a significant part in better managing type 2 diabetes, researchers have said.
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One cigarette a day 'increases heart disease and stroke risk'

26/01/2018

Smokers need to quit cigarettes rather than cut back on them to significantly lower their risk of heart disease and stroke, a large BMJ study suggests.
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Periodontitis-causing bacteria could trigger cancer

26/01/2018

Researchers in Finland have investigated the role of a bacterium strongly associated with periodontitis in the development of oral and certain other cancers. In a second study, they also found a link between periodontitis and cancer mortality at the population level.
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Scottish Government launches new dental health policy

26/01/2018

Having dentists treat elderly people in their own homes forms part of the new Scottish Government strategy on dental health.
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Lords debate importance of children's oral health education and action on sugar

26/01/2018

On Thursday 18 January the House of Lords debated the issue of child oral health. The debate was secured by Baroness Gardner of Parkes, a retired dentist and member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Dentistry and Oral Health, to which the BDA provides secretariat.
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UK 'in grip of worst flu season since 2011'

19/01/2018

All parts of the UK have seen rises in suspected flu cases since the turn of the year with Wales seeing the sharpest - close to a fourfold increase in GP visits to 64.9 cases per 100,000.
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Urgent changes needed to combat appalling growth in child tooth extractions in England

19/01/2018

Following the release of shocking new figures on childhood tooth extractions across England, the UK's leading oral health charity, the Oral Health Foundation, is calling for urgent changes to help stop the sustained growth in the number of operations carried out each year.
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NHS enforces contingency plans to combat Carillion collapse

19/01/2018

NHS Improvement has put contingency plans in place following the announcement that one of the UK’s biggest construction and service providers has gone into liquidation.
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Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

19/01/2018

Testing all women for the "Angelina Jolie gene", even if not considered at risk, would prevent cancers, save lives and is cost effective, say doctors.
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Dental practices no longer able to apply credit or debit card fees

12/01/2018

From 13 January 2018 a new EU directive called the Payment Services Directive comes into force. This will stop businesses such as dental practices from being able to apply charges when patients use their debit or credit cards to make payments.
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