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Gum disease and stroke link identified in young people

Researchers from King’s College London and the University of Helsinki have identified a link between periodontitis (gum disease) and cryptogenic ischemic stroke, which causes a blockage in the blood...

Aesthetic award invites entries from dental therapists

The College of General Dentistry and GC Award, which recognises clinical skills and patient care, is being expanded to include dental therapists.

Event champions health and wellbeing in dental teams

The Dental Leadership Network (DLN) convened at Woburn House in London on June 12, 2024, to spotlight the crucial role of dental leaders in promoting health and wellbeing within the profession.

Gum protection oral care range released

Corsodyl has launched a new Gum Strength & Protect line comprised of two toothpastes and a daily mouthwash, which are clinically proven to protect against gum problems.

College announces election results 2024

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) has announced the results of recent elections to eight...

Check your CPD in time!

Dental Protection has urged dental care professionals (DCPs) to check their CPD hours ahead of time in case they need to make up any shortfall before the registration renewal deadline.

Social media harms smile confidence finds poll

A Forbes Health and OnePoll survey has shown that social media can negatively impact confidence in one's smile, especially among Gen Z.

GDC has welcomed provisional registration consultation

The General Dental Council (GDC) has welcomed the government’s consultation on provisional registration for overseas-qualified dentists. The regulator said it represents a valuable opportunity for...

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Medical protection company goes green

Dental Protection has announced significant progress towards achieving net zero emissions in its operations by 2027.

Managing tooth wear lecture

Kushal Gadhia, a consultant and honorary lecturer in restorative dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London, will speak at a College of General Dentistry (CGDent) symposium in July on tooth...

Head of healthcare announced by property advise firm

Christie & Co, a specialist business property adviser, has appointed Hannah Haines as its new head of healthcare consultancy.

A third of voters say dentistry is a top concern for the general election

The British Dental Association (BDA) has said NHS dentistry is now at the forefront of voter concerns for the General Election. It says voters are calling for a plan to save the service.

Dental anxiety could stem from childhood, research finds

Research from Bupa Dental Care has found that nearly half the population (44 per cent) dread visiting the dentist, and 76 per cent of those put off the visit entirely. 

Ultra-processed food and cancer risk

Philip Silver looks at research into the long-term effects of diet.

Hospital celebrates National Smile Month

As part of National Smile Month, Whittington Hospital has hosted an event celebrating all aspects of dental health.

Most common dental issues revealed

Oral Health Foundation research has revealed the five most common oral health conditions affecting adults in the UK.

Scottish dental group commits to 12,000 new NHS patients

Clyde Munro, a dental group, is welcoming NHS registrations across the country for up to 12,000 new patients throughout 2024.

Hidden challenges of tooth loss and dentures revealed

University of Sheffield research has revealed the emotional struggles and challenges people face with tooth loss and dentures.

How to create an inclusive practice

Jacob Watwood suggests measures dental practices can implement for patients with additional needs.

Great Yarmouth development could provide 18,000 hours of NHS dentistry

The leader of Great Yarmouth Borough Council has revealed the town's new development could provide 18,000 hours of NHS dental care.

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