Oral health

Clyde Munro to continue offering essential treatments through lockdown in Scotland

Scotland’s largest dental group has announced it will continue to provide its patients with essential dental care treatments throughout the second national lockdown.

Building the British Fluoridation Society

The British Fluoridation Society has updated its website to be more accessible and informative. Visitors to the website are encouraged to take out free associate membership, a category designed to...

Five-star reviews for new dental video made by and for children

A new video has been made to explain treatments for dental decay in children – with the video production being led by a team whose members are aged between three and eleven years old.

Prepare for cold temperatures

Maxwell O’Neill discusses how you can look after your oral health over winter.

Dental caries and obesity must be tackled together, says BSPD

The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD), the organisation committed to improving the oral health of children in the UK, is calling for more co-ordinated steps to tackle both dental decay...

TOWIE star’s trip to dentist reaches Instagram generation

Essex dentists Andy Sharpe, Katy Charlton and Daniel Golebiowski are hoping their practice’s appearance in hit TV reality show, The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE), will help to highlight the importance of...

Oral health over the holidays

Julie Deverick emphasises the importance of patients maintaining their oral health over the festive period.

A 'whole body' approach

Ben Flewett discusses dentistry’s important role in helping prevent a healthcare crisis.

Study shows the immune system and stem cells join forces to repair your teeth

Researchers from King’s College London have revealed how the immune system interacts with stem cells during tooth repair.

Take action against mouth cancer

Nik Sisodia discusses the risk factors for the big C.

Oral health now in educational mainstream

The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry wants all children to understand from an early age the importance of caring for their teeth – and this is now set to become a reality thanks to an addition...

Make a difference this Movember

Dawn Woodward discusses the importance of oral health advice during November.

Update from the chief dental officer on national restrictions in England

Sara Hurley, CDO for England, has released an NHS dentistry and oral health update in light of the new lockdown restrictions coming into effect on November 5. The statement reads:

Your support needed as UK mouth cancer cases reach record high

New cases of mouth cancer in the United Kingdom have risen to a record high, according to the findings of a new report.

Addressing hidden hunger and malnutrition should be central to Covid-19 response

Marcus Rashford’s campaign for an extension of the free school meal voucher system is supported by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry. With a clear known link between dental decay and poor...