30 Oct
Could a vegan diet put your dental health at risk?

More and more people are embracing a vegan diet, but is making the switch better for your health? Although vegan diets are often associated with health benefits, it is important to note that any diet can be unhealthy if you choose the wrong foods, or the meals and snacks you…

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23 Oct
New study links watching TV to sugar consumption and decay in children

A new study suggests that children who watch TV on a regular basis are more likely to consume sugary foods and develop tooth decay.  Researchers discovered that kids who watch over 90 minutes of television per day are a third more likely to eat sugary foods and 39% more likely…

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16 Oct
Dentists prepare for Mouth Cancer Action Month

Dental professionals up and down the country are gearing up for one of the most important campaigns of the year, Mouth Cancer Action Month. This year’s campaign, which is run by the Oral Health Foundation in conjunction with the Mouth Cancer Foundation, will launch on 1st November. As November approaches,…

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09 Oct
Scottish Association Speaks Out on Waiting Times

The British Dental Association (BDA) of Scotland has called on the government to do more to tackle oral surgery waiting times. The BDA has spoken out after a Freedom of Information (FOI) Request from the Scottish Liberal Democrats revealed that some patients have waited more than 120 weeks for ‘life-changing’…

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02 Oct
Project Cuts Scottish Decay

A dental health scheme is helping Scotland win the war on childhood tooth decay. New figures from the department of health showed a significant long-term decrease in the number of children needing fillings and extractions. Since 2000-01 the number of fillings given to children has fallen 62% from 774,762 to…

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