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‘Unsafe tooth whitening is putting the public at serious risk’ – says charity

29th Jul 2016

Following an increasing trend for teeth whitening procedures in the UK leading oral health charity, the Oral Health Foundation, is highlighting the serious risks that consumers are taking by opting fo…

Afraid of the dentist? Have no fear, charity says

09th Dec 2014

There is no need for people afraid of the dentist to give their appointments the brush-off, according to a leading oral health charity.The British Dental Health Foundation believes while many people w…

Saliva test 'could detect pancreatic cancer'

11th Oct 2013

Researchers believe they are one step closer to detecting pancreatic cancer - through a simple saliva test. The team at UCLA School of Dentistry1 were able to identify the same biomarkers associated w…

Keeping your teeth healthy without seeing dentist!

01st May 2013

From today there will no longer be a need to see a dentist before seeing a dental hygienist or dental therapist for your care, whether you are treated on the NHS or privately. These changes are inte…

Oral facts and tips: Tooth whitening

06th Jul 2011

Earlier this year the General Dental Council successfully prosecuted a non-registered dental professional for performing tooth whitening. The result is likely to cause upheaval and confusion amongst t…

Struggling with headaches? Visit your dentist

24th May 2011

If you have a headache, quite often the first port of call is the medicine cabinet for pain relief or a visit to the Doctors. However, if the problem persists it might be something you should mention …

No need to fear!

27th May 2010

Patients with dental phobias will now be able to relax in the dentist's chair, as new brain calming technology can help de-stress those with even the worst fears.New equipment developed by neuroscient…

Dental charity embraces new orthodontic research

27th Feb 2010

The UK's leading oral health charity is delighted following new research that reveals positive attitudes towards braces.The British Dental Health Foundation has applauded the results of a new report, …

Medication at root of dental issues

21st Jul 2009

Dentists have identified multiple medications as a cause for the growing problem of dry mouth syndrome.The UK's leading dental health charity has warned that increased medication on offer - some 400 o…

Power of dental treatment soothes arthritic pain

30th Jun 2009

Dental treatment could help soothe the chronic aches and pains of rheumatoid arthritis, according to new studies.The UK's leading oral health charity has reminded the public of the importance of denta…

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