Oral health

Get them in the habit

Maxwell O’Neill discusses the importance of understanding patient psychology.

Three quarters of dentists have seen significant impact of Covid-19 pandemic on oral health of their patients

A new survey conducted by the Wrigley Oral Healthcare Programme has revealed the extent to which dental professionals across the country have adapted to continued lockdowns.

Two thirds of children did not see an NHS dentist last year

NHS dental attendance figures published last week show over two thirds of children (70.2 per cent) in England did not see an NHS dentist in the 12 months to December 31, 2020. Dental surgeons are...

Supporting whiter smiles

Tooth whitening has been popular for some time. In fact, there is reason to believe that the practice of whitening our teeth even dates back to as far as 2000 BC when Ancient Egyptians would make a...

The pain of hypersensitivity

Maxwell O’Neill considers the causes and solutions to the problem.

A new wave of childhood tooth decay

Michael Sultan discusses the impact the pandemic has had on oral health.

Latest update from the OCDO

The OCDO has released its latest NHS dentistry and oral health update, including a tribute to the departing deputy CDO for England, Eric Rooney.

Social media and oral health

Michael Sultan considers the power online platforms have over behaviours.

New preventive approach to dental decision-making welcomed by the BFS

A new approach to oral health in which prevention of dental disease is central to policy and decision-making is necessary, according to minister of health Jo Churchill. Her words are warmly welcomed...

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.