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Dental firm celebrates 30 years of investing in people

Confident Dental & Implant Clinics Group, a Cotswolds-based dental firm, has celebrated three decades of its Investors in People accreditation. This places them within an esteemed group of...

Giving ‘mouth to mouth’ a whole new meaning!

Micheal Sultan discusses oral bacteria transplants.

An icy exploration

In the first of a two-part article, Muireann Hannan talks to Cat Burford about the preparations for her expedition to the South Pole.

The key to a successful journey

In part two, Muireann Hannan speaks to Cat Burford about the importance of mindset on her Antarctic expedition.

Brushing and flossing teeth can reduce pregnancy-associated gingivitis, study says

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of...

Wales reveals its research priorities

Public Health Wales (PHW) has announced that it will focus its research on six priority areas, coincident with the long-term ‘Research and Evaluation strategy’ it launched in 2023. 

Matcha mouthwash may inhibit gum disease

Japanese researchers report that matcha inhibited the growth of bacteria which leads to periodontitis in a laboratory experiment.

Plymouth invests £4m to create a dental surgery

A new city centre dental clinic in Plymouth is set to provide up to 3,500 appointments per year from late 2025 onwards. 

New dentists required to deliver NHS care under government plans

Newly qualified dentists could be required to deliver NHS care for several years after they graduate under a government consultation launched on May 23, 2024.

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NHS campaign encourages Essex children to smile brightly

As part of National Smile Month (May 13 to June 13, 2024), NHS Mid and South Essex is launching a new campaign, ' Bright smiles are healthy smiles’.

Bruxism observed in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder

According to a study published in Clinical Oral Investigation, patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) frequently report teeth clenching or grinding during the day – a behaviour named...

Humility trumps arrogance in leadership success, finds study

A study led by academics at the University of Sussex has challenged the conventional narrative of leadership and advises those seeking to reach the top to stay humble.   

Best places to work: Software company receives award for workplace happiness

For the second successive year, Henry Schein One UK has been listed as one of the UK’s top employers in the Sunday Times ‘Best Places to Work 2024’.

Government will miss key levelling up targets on health inequalities, study warns

Research from City University London suggests that the government will miss key health inequalities targets, which are a cornerstone of its levelling up agenda.

Social care minister visits dental school

Students and staff at the University of Plymouth’s Peninsula Dental School met the minister for health and social care on May 16, 2024, to hear about its innovative work.

£85m pledged to tackle antibiotic emergency

Funding of £85m has been announced by the government at a global event to support the international community in tackling the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.

Foundation dentists receive awards for aesthetic cases

The College of General Dentistry, GC and The Tom Bereznicki Charitable Educational Foundation have announced the winners of the inaugural CGDent and GC Award for Foundation Dentists.

Popular surrey dental practice changes hands

Christie & Co, has announced the sale of Wathen Road Dental Practice in Surrey.

Community enterprise appoints director

Adrian Thorp has been appointed as clinical director of Community Dental Services (CDS-CIC).

Youth vaping has plateaued while adult vaping is at an all-time high, figures reveal

Action on Smoking and Health’s (ASH) annual surveys of young people and adults have found that 11 per cent of British adults vape, up from nine per cent in 2023.

National Smile Month 2024 launch event celebrates oral health and wellbeing

The Foundling Museum in London set the stage for the momentous launch of National Smile Month 2024 on May 15.

Accelerating the decline in dental decay

Loven Ganeswaran considers the best approach for clinicians to take.

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