27 Oct
Dental expert advises against using the teeth to crush ice

A dental expert has advised the public against using the teeth to crush and chew ice.  Prof Matthew Cooke, an associate professor of paediatric dentistry and anesthesiology, warned that biting down on ice can cause serious, irreversible damage to the teeth and dental restorations.  Writing in The Conversation, Prof Cooke…

13 Oct
London buses to provide health and dental treatment for rough sleepers this winter

Two London buses have been kitted out to provide medical and dental care for rough sleepers in the capital this winter. As part of a programme launched by Change Please, the Driving for Change initiative is using two London buses to deliver a range of essential health and dental services…

06 Oct
Fluoride set to be added to UK water supplies to reduce tooth decay

Fluoride is set to be added to UK water supplies in a bid to reduce the risk of tooth decay. The move comes after the chief medical officers of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland agreed that adding fluoride to drinking water would prevent cavities. Research conducted by Public Health…