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16 Sep
Dentists fearful of the oral health impact of Covid-19 backlogs

Dentists across the UK have been working tirelessly to clear backlogs, but some are worried about the impact of prolonged closures on standards of oral health.  At present, the majority of practices are focusing on emergency care and rearranging courses of treatment that were cancelled as a result of the…

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10 Sep
The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry welcomes new study comparing Covid-19 trends in adults and children

The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) has welcomed a new study comparing Covid-19 trends in adults and children. Research suggests that children accounted for just 1% of positive Coronavirus tests carried out in England between January and May 2020. Between the 16th January and May 3rd, 540,305 people were…

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26 Aug
Dentists urge patients to avoid DIY aligners

More and more people are eager to enjoy a straight, beautiful smile. With the demand for orthodontic solutions soaring, a growing number of patients are opting for DIY aligners. DIY aligners are usually purchased online, and they tend to be a lot cheaper than braces provided by dentists and orthodontists….

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19 Aug
Dentists offer advice to prevent oral issues linked to prolonged face mask use

As wearing masks becomes part of normal daily life, dentists are offering tips to prevent oral health issues linked to prolonged mask use. Most people won’t experience any side-effects of wearing masks because they only wear them to pop into a shop or visit a public place for a short…

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12 Aug
Almost a third of Canadians only brush their teeth once a day, survey reveals

A new survey has revealed that almost a third of Canadians only brush their teeth once a day, despite dental professionals recommending twice-daily brushing.  A poll conducted by Research Co. and Glacier Media found that 55% of adults brush twice a day, with 29% brushing only once daily and 17%…

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05 Aug
Dentists are back at work, but many could be facing a struggle to survive

UK dentists are back at work, but many could be facing a struggle to survive the pandemic. Widespread closures, increased running costs and limited patient numbers have created a perfect storm of financial issues, which could threaten the future of many practices.  Current guidelines encourage dentists to restrict access to…

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