Prevention in Practice – Delivering Better Oral Health

Prevention in Practice Delivering Better Oral Health The market leaders in groundbreaking learning solutions for healthcare professionals have contributed to the development of an innovative E-Learning programme which aims to help dental teams put the Department of Health’s (DH)  ‘Delivering…

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Indirect Restorative Procedures using Hi-Di® Diamond Burs

Mrs. Hi-Di®is well-respected – with her years of experience, she is a key asset to the team.  Her multiple layers of diamond grit mean that she is reliable & durable and always runs true.  She ensures most clinical situations are…

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Rotary Endodontic Procedures – Embrace Endodontic Success

Mrs ProTaper Universal lies at the centre of most successful Endodontic procedures in the UK*.  Due to her unique shape, she cuts quickly ensuring efficiency, whilst maintaining flexibility, whether you are heading straight or into a curve. She doesn’t mind…

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Dentists accuse Atlanta-based teeth whitening company of “potentially harming” customers

WhiteSmileUSA, which offers kiosk teeth whitening in malls, salons and stores in over 20 states, has come under fire from dentists for practising dentistry without a licence.   Various state boards of dentistry have served WhiteSmileUSA and competitors with voluntary…

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Uninsured dentists risk leaving patients up the creek without a paddle

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) today warned that the outdated system of dental insurance could mean patients harmed by negligent dentists would have no recourse to compensation.    The current system does not require dentists or doctors to have insurance….

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Annual IADR awards announced

The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) has announced the recipients of its annual awards, which will be presented at its 87th General Session & Exhibition in Miami, Florida on 1 April, 2009.   The IADR also announced the three…

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Dentistry.co.uk announces its Top 50 most influential people in the dental profession

Returning for its fourth year, the dentistry.co.uk online poll about the most influential people in dentistry results are in.  Leading the pack was Eddie Crouch, last year’s number 2. Eddie co-founded the pressure group ChallengeDoH in 2006 after the new…

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Scheme for water fluoridation accepted in Southampton

Fluoridated water has been known for many years to confer a significant advantage over non-fluoridated water for demonstrating a beneficial impact on dental health. In 2005-6 the British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry (BASCD) surveyed 5yr olds dental…

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Fish Teeth Findings Hold The Key To Genetic Discovery

This week sees the publication in the “PLoS Biology journal” of research highlighting a breakthrough discovery in the field of genetics. The paper, produced by Dr Gareth Fraser and his research team from the Georgia Tech School of Biology has…

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Women take oral hygiene more seriously than men

Women are better at looking after their teeth and gums than men, according to a survey carried out in the United States. The national survey, by the American Dental Association (ADA), Crest and Oral B, found that on average men…

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