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​Public Health England new survey of adults attending general dental practice

14/07/2017

Public Health England plans to carry out a voluntary dental practice-based survey of adult oral health status and need in England from October 2017.

Data from the survey will be used to inform local commissioning decisions and ensure effective targeting of resources.

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Red wine: the unexpected health benefits

16/09/2017

Another day, another story about red wine being good for you. Today's happy news comes from Australia, where a member of the national Wine Research Institute has been extolling the virtues of a drop of red.
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Botox? I’m only using it to save my teeth from grinding

16/09/2017

Teeth grinding affects six million people in the UK. But is a neurotoxin jab really a cure?
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MDDUS freezes indemnity costs until 2018

15/09/2017

One of the UK’s leading medical defence organisations today announced a price freeze on the cost of indemnity for GPs until at least 2018, OnMedica reports. MDDUS agreed the move after the Lord Chancellor announced plans to change the personal injury discount rate is calculated in England and Wales.
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NHS dentistry pushed to the brink by pay cuts

15/09/2017

An across the board collapse in practitioner earnings in England and Wales is stoking a crisis from which NHS dentistry may not recover says the British Dental Association.
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Spiral drawing test detects signs of Parkinson's

09/09/2017

A test that involves drawing a spiral on a sheet of paper could be used to diagnose early Parkinson's disease.
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Dental foundation training applications now open

08/09/2017

The application process for dental foundation training places in 2018 opened on 21 August 2017. The timescales for the process are published on the COPDEND website.
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Is there such a thing as sugar addiction?

08/09/2017

It comes in a white, crystalline form and gives us a pleasurable high – but refined sugar is as habit-forming as cocaine or nicotine, according to a review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
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Zika virus used to treat aggressive brain cancer

08/09/2017

A harmful virus that can cause devastating brain damage in babies could offer up a surprising new treatment for adult brain cancer, according to US scientists.
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New meningitis test 'could save lives'

02/09/2017

A hospital A&E department in Northern Ireland is to start using a new, rapid test for meningitis that should speed up diagnosis and save lives.
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First cancer 'living drug' gets go-ahead

01/09/2017

The US has approved the first treatment to redesign a patient's own immune system so it attacks cancer.
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Annual NHS dental statistics published

01/09/2017

Figures have been released today by NHS Digital about all patients who received NHS dental care in England during the last financial year.
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Gum disease raises risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by 70%, study finds

28/08/2017

People who have suffered from gum disease for ten years or longer are 70 percent more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, a new study has discovered.
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Calls for tighter rules on cosmetic injections

26/08/2017

Health experts are calling for tighter regulation of cosmetic injections, like botox and dermal fillers.
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'I would have been dead in months': Man diagnosed with deadly cancer - by his dentist

25/08/2017

David Mist from Hull says he owes his life to his dentist, who diagnosed his mouth cancer despite multiple trips to the doctors
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Dentists respond to new report on care for over-65s

18/08/2017

The British Dental Association has responded to a new report suggesting at least 1.8 million people aged 65 and over across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, could have an urgent dental condition.
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Improving oral health - what can nurses do to help?

18/08/2017

Public Health England has launched an edition of Health Matters focussing on child oral health. As with all editions you can access a wide range of resources, information and infographics to support you in building your knowledge and helping others.
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Single-tooth Implants and Dental Bridges Market Expecting an Outstanding Growth Till 2022

18/08/2017

The Global Single-tooth Implants and Dental Bridges Market Research Report 2017 renders deep perception of the key regional market status of the Single-tooth Implants and Dental Bridges Industry on a global level that primarily aims the core regions which comprises of continents like Europe, North America, and Asia and the key countries such as United States, Germany, China and Japan.
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Is Cosmetic Acupuncture The Holistic Alternative To Botox?

18/08/2017

Following the sharp spike in popularity of cosmetic surgery over the past two decades, the beauty tide finally seems to be turning. The days of the ‘frozen face’ are giving way to a desire for a more natural look through gentler treatments, as the increasing interest in wellness, from mental health to food, encourages people to embrace all things holistic.
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Mum left with rotting smile after avoiding the dentist for 15 YEARS finally faces her fear and splashes out £28K on new set of teeth

11/08/2017

A MUM left with a rotting smile after avoiding the dentist for 15 years finally confronted her fear and spent £28,000 on a new set of gnashers.
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Is sparkling water bad for you?

11/08/2017

After a recent study suggested sparkling water could make you hungrier, we ask experts if fizzy water actually is bad for you.
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