General Health

GSK: Low consumer awareness of link between good oral healthcare and wider health conditions

A new study by GSK Consumer Healthcare, in partnership with Ipsos, has revealed the need to improve public awareness that good oral care can benefit people’s overall health.

This UK summer drink contains double your daily sugar allowance!

Nothing quite relieves the sweltering heat of the day than a crisp cool drink during the summer months. However, to align with fitness goals and progress, many will want to take a further look into...

Smoking-related poverty concentrated in the North and Midlands

New analysis of national data commissioned by health charity Action on Smoking and Health finds that three in five of all households containing smokers living in poverty live in the North and...

The London Centre for Cosmetic Dentistry joins forces with the WelcoMe App

The move will enable patients with a disability to plan personalised assistance when they visit the practice.

Survey suggests confusion around healthcare and dental plans

As one of the UK’s leading health solutions companies, Simplyhealth carried out the survey of 2,000 people, aged between 16 and 82, to investigate how COVID-19 has impacted views on mental and...

Supporting patients with lung conditions

Martin Wanendeya considers the challenges presented to dental treatment.

Delays in regulatory reform leave children exposed to e-cigarette promotion

Public health charity Action on Smoking and Health yesterday criticised the government for failing to address loopholes that allow children to be given e-cigarettes as freebies.

MDDUS comment on the continued use of face masks in healthcare settings after July 19

Stephen Henderson, MDDUS head of dental, comments on the continued use of mask masks in healthcare settings after July 19.

House of Lords set to vote on smokefree pavement licences as councils hail local successes

On July 14, Lord Faulkner of Worcester successfully won a vote regretting the Government’s failure to require COVID-19 related seating outside cafes, pubs and restaurants to be smoke free.

Smoking in pregnancy falls below 10 per cent for the first time

During the pandemic smoking in pregnancy fell below 10 per cent for the first time since records began - but the government is still not on track to reach target of 6 per cent or less by 2022.

New mouth cancer centre to improve survival and quality of life for thousands of patients

A new cancer centre is being set up to improve survival rates and quality of life for thousands of people affected by squamous cancer – a specific type of cancer which affects the mouth, skin, lungs...

Faculty of Dental Surgery responds to the new restrictions on junk food advertising

Responding to the announcement by the Department of Health and Social Care on the new restrictions on junk food advertising, Matthew Garrett, dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) said,