Could the Covid-19 crisis contribute to a spike in oral cancer cases?
A new survey suggests that British people are snacking more during lockdown. A well-known figure in the dental industry has suggested that the Covid-19 crisis could lead to a spike in mouth cancer cases. Sam Waley-Cohen, former jockey and owner of Portman Dental Care, has called for practices to be…READ ARTICLE
New survey suggests Brits are snacking more in lockdown
A new survey suggests that British people are snacking more during lockdown. Research conducted by the Oral Health Foundation revealed that 38% of adults are snacking more frequently than normal. The statistics for young adults are particularly concerning, with 61% of under-31s admitting to grazing between meals. Over 70% of…READ ARTICLE
Dental roles among the riskiest, according to new study on Covid-19 exposure
A new study has revealed that dental professionals are one of the most at-risk groups in terms of exposure to Covid-19 infection. Data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) suggested that dental nurses face the highest risk of exposure, followed by nurses, medical practitioners, residential wardens and care escorts….READ ARTICLE
Irish dentists issue warning over ‘grave threat’ to oral health
The Irish Dental Association has issued a warning over the ‘grave threat’ facing the nation’s oral health. As practices across the UK and Ireland remain closed during the Coronavirus lockdown, the IDA has suggested that the crisis will take its toll on patients for years to come. One of the…READ ARTICLE