Category “Dental”

Liverpool Health Officials Name and Shame Sugary Drinks Manufacturers in Decay Clampdown

May 12th, 2016
Liverpool Health Officials Name and Shame Sugary Drinks Manufacturers in Decay Clampdown

Health officials in Liverpool have named and shamed drinks manufacturers in a bid to clamp down on rising rates of decay linked to sugar consumption. Officials in the city have published a list of manufacturers who produce sugary drinks. This is to encourage people to make healthier choices and reduce the number of children affected […]

Could Dental Implants be the Treatment You’ve Been Dreaming Of?

February 11th, 2016
Could Dental Implants be the Treatment You’ve Been Dreaming Of?

If you have missing teeth or have been advised to consider tooth replacement treatments, you may have come across dental implants. These innovative prostheses are rapidly changing the way we replace lost natural teeth and the good news is that they are becoming widely available. If you’re conscious of the appearance of your teeth, why […]

Doctors call for sugar tax to tackle obesity crisis

July 15th, 2015
Doctors call for sugar tax to tackle obesity crisis

The British Medical Association has called for a 20% sugar tax to help combat the obesity crisis facing the UK. The BMA estimates that around 70,000 deaths occur prematurely each year due to poor diet and introducing a sugar tax could help to save thousands of lives. The organisation has also called for healthy foods, […]

Everything you need to know about the Aesthetic Surgery Services legislation

January 13th, 2015

Cosmetica Training produced an in depth analysis of the new legislation, so here’s a brief guide. In 2014, a new legislation for aesthetic surgery services was approved by the CEN. In the near future, the new European Aesthetics Surgery guidelines will be published, but what does this mean for aesthetic practitioners and patients? Broadly speaking, […]

To Visit Regularly or Not to Visit Regularly? That is the Dental Question

October 2nd, 2014
To Visit Regularly or Not to Visit Regularly? That is the Dental Question

When asked, people will often say they should visit their dentist every 6 months, even if they don’t actually do it themselves. Dentists themselves will also generally recommend 6 monthly check-ups. However, where did this 6 month time slot come from, and does it matter that much? Recent research suggests that it makes no difference […]

Link Between Migraines and Dental Health

August 18th, 2014
Link Between Migraines and Dental Health

There are a number of different types of headache, but a migraine attack is more than just a bad headache. It can be a very severe painful attack affecting the eyesight and causing a physiological response, such as vomiting. There are several causes for migraines, and in some cases the attack is brought on by […]

Free Dentistry Weekend in North Carolina

August 4th, 2014
Free Dentistry Weekend in North Carolina

American dentists have been leading the way in offering free dentistry to local citizens as a way of encouraging them to visit regularly, and to help those who struggle to pay for treatment. The latest dental clinic to open its doors for free is one based in Fayetteville, North Carolina. This free dentistry weekend – […]

Is Enough Being Done To Prevent Dental Infection In The US?

July 14th, 2014
Is Enough Being Done To Prevent Dental Infection In The US?

It is generally accepted that when you undergo a medical operation that the doctors know what they are doing. But one area not always considered by patients, which is perhaps just as important as the procedure itself, is infection control. In general, all medical procedures take infection control seriously. But what about dental infection control? […]

Growing Awareness of Dental Tourism in the USA

June 30th, 2014
Growing Awareness of Dental Tourism in the USA

Dental and medical tourism is a common phenomenon in Europe with many people travelling from the UK to get treated abroad. Some people even combine it with a holiday. In America there is a similar trend with around 750,000 people travelling to Mexico and even further afield for dental treatment. Despite Obamacare, which was finally […]

Considering Dentures & the Different Types of Denture

March 27th, 2014
Considering Dentures & the Different Types of Denture

There are a number of circumstances under which we can lose our natural teeth. These include a number different oral health problems including tooth decay, gum disease or even injury. Whatever the reason, if you have experienced the loss of teeth, your dentist will have talked to you about the possibility of having dentures fitted. […]

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