Oral health

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...

Covid-19, dentistry education and mouth cancer

When lockdown hit the UK, dentists closed, and head and neck cancer checks at patients’ routine dental appointments ceased to exist. Dentists are open again, though running a vastly reduced service...

Dentists facing uphill struggle, as missed appointments top 14m

The British Dental Association has warned dentists face an uphill struggle to restore services unless government is willing to support costs for new equipment that could radically expand patient...

Safe airflow education in a brave new world

EMS and the Swiss Dental Academy (SDA) are delighted to announce that their ever-popular Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) events are back on track, with new protocols to ensure everyone’s safety.

Masterclass events back on track

EMS and the Swiss Dental Academy (SDA) have announced that their Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) events are back on track, with new protocols to ensure everyone’s safety.