26 Oct
Lambeth Council to provide free vapes to help pregnant women quit smoking

Lambeth Council has launched an initiative to provide free vapes for pregnant women. The council will be offering free e-cigarettes for pregnant women who are trying to quit smoking. The scheme will save expectant parents money and help those who find it difficult to give up smoking during pregnancy. The…

06 Apr
Dental professionals urged to join charity cycle to raise money for good causes

Dental professionals have been invited to take part in a cycling challenge in the Peak District to raise money for good causes. Mydentist has organised the event, which is open to all. There will be a choice of routes available, including a 50km, 100km and 16km circuit.

02 Mar
UK to introduce licences for Botox and filler treatment

The health secretary has confirmed that a new licensing scheme will be introduced to protect patients undergoing Botox and filler treatment. Under new guidelines, providers in the UK will be required to hold a licence. Currently, practitioners do not need a licence to offer Botox…

19 Jan
Study suggests children from wealthy families more likely to have signs of tooth wear

A new study suggests that children from wealthy families are more likely to have symptoms of tooth wear. Researchers found that children from affluent backgrounds are more prone to tooth wear. Data analysis involving 65 studies that evaluated dental health in over 60,000 children in 30 different countries revealed a…

05 Jan
New study outlines the impact of the pandemic, as DIY dentistry booms and oral health suffers

A new study has outlined the impact of the pandemic on the oral health of the nation, as DIY dentistry booms and people experience a decline in dental health. Research carried out by Rachael England, a doctor of public health indicates that the Covid-19 crisis has had a significant impact…

01 Dec
New study links good oral health with lower risk of pregnancy complications

A new study suggests that good oral health can help to lower the risk of complications during pregnancy and childbirth. Researchers at the University of Sydney found that preventing and treating gum disease reduced the risk of premature birth and low birth weight. The findings of the study have been…