Oral health

Pressing on - BDJ study highlights positive impact of dental media coverage

It's tempting to think that dentists rarely get good press coverage - that the profession is seen by journalists as a begrudged and malignant necessity and a very easy scapegoat.

Seven trends in the oral care industry to look out for – Allied market research

Oral health is one of the essential aspects of maintaining good health and living a quality life.

Healthwatch England report shows NHS dental crisis growing

Healthwatch England recently released a new report titled, 'What people have told us about NHS dentistry – A review of our evidence – April to September 2021'.

Dentist mother makes claim on Tik Tok: Never kiss your child on the mouth

Joyce Kahng, a mother and dentist in California known as @joycethedentist, recently shared her thoughts regarding kissing your children on the mouth on the social media app Tik Tok.

Which Christmas chocolates contain the most sugar?

As Christmas is a time for sweets and treats, Expressdentist.com were intrigued to find out which chocolate boxes could be the worst for your teeth based on sugar content.

The relationship between toothbrushing and parental praise

A new study published in Child Development by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University and the Sante Fe Institute, analyzed daily toothbrushing behaviors in three-year-olds and...

Adapting care to those with ADHD

Diane Rochford discusses how to tailor care to provide the best service to patients. 

Five dental complications you can develop by not visiting the dentist regularly

Avoiding a visit to the dentist can be tempting, and there may be quite a few valid reasons for doing this such as cost, phobia and Covid-19 restrictions.

Oral Health Foundation appoints new president Mhari Coxon

Mhari has worked in dentistry from 1992-2010, with a portfolio of career progression across dental practices, associations, faculties, and hospital environments.

The One Show talks NHS dentistry

BBC's The One Show recently turned its attention to dentistry, placing the current NHS dental crisis in the prime-time spotlight.

MP for Bury St Edmunds proposes a reduction in dental visits

Jo Churchill, MP for Bury St Edmunds, was recently asked about dental care in Suffolk by Suffolk News.

NHS dentistry and oral health update: dentistry and antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Sara Hurley, chief dental officer England, and Professor Dame Sally Davies, UK special envoy on antimicrobial resistance, recently provided an NHS dentistry and oral health update with a focus on...