Oral health

Data reveals most to least sugary Easter eggs

As Easter is a time for chocolates and treats, Expressdentist.com were intrigued to find out which Easter eggs could be the best and worst for your teeth, based on sugar content. 

Water fluoridation health monitoring report for England, 2022 – and industry responses

The Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID) and the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) recently published a report into the benefits of water fluoridation in reducing tooth decay amongst...

Sunstar provides ‘Bousai’ oral care expertise, supplies and matches employee donations as Russia-Ukraine war deepens

Japanese-owned international oral health care company Sunstar is providing its Bousai oral care expertise, originally developed during natural disasters, as the Russia-Ukraine war deepens.

Animal habits

Tom Alcraft looks to nature for oral health solutions.

A new dental tool prototype can spot the acidic conditions that lead to cavities

In a new study, University of Washington researchers have shown that a dental tool they created can measure the acidity built up by the bacteria in plaque that leads to cavities. 

Orthodontist wins prestigious award

A consultant orthodontist from University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust was recently awarded the prestigious Colyer Gold Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) – the highest accolade...

Dame Sarah Gilbert and Baroness Floella Benjamin receive prestigious honorary fellowships for their contributions to dentistry

Dame Sarah Gilbert and Baroness Floella Benjamin today received honorary fellowships from The Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, for their contributions to...

Denplan releases new oral health consumer survey

Denplan, part of Simplyhealth, has discovered worrying trends in the nation’s oral health as part of its comprehensive Consumer Oral Health Survey published in a recent report.

Volunteering dentists commit to protecting children’s teeth

Dedicated dentists working with Scotland’s largest dental group have pledged their time in the urgent fight to stem a growing oral health emergency affecting the country’s children.

New study: nocturnal teeth grinding can damage temporomandibular joints

Nocturnal teeth grinding and clenching of the upper and lower jaw are known as sleep bruxism and can have a number of consequences for health.

Tooth wear: supporting your patients

When it comes to tooth wear and what damages the health of people’s teeth, the most commonly discussed topic is diet – sugar and foods high in saturated fat have become the most widely known factor...

The British Fluoridation Society appoints new committee member

The British Fluoridation Society (BFS) is pleased to announce Professor Damien Walmsley is joining its executive committee.