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Coca-Cola and obesity debate neglects oral health

The debate raging over the impact of Coca-Cola on the obesity crisis overlooks the key point of its effects on our oral heath, dental therapists claim. The soft drinks giant was slammed this week when it was discovered it had […]

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Gum disease treatment hopeful for prostate sufferers

A study has shown that treating gum disease reduces prostate inflammation, also known as prostatitis. Researchers believe this study proves even further that gum disease is a ‘system-wide condition’

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Beware of hidden sugars in sports drinks, says IDA

Athletes should become more aware of the hidden sugars in sports drinks, says the new Irish Dental Association (IDA) president Dr Anne Twomey. Speaking at the IDA annual conference


Botox: the practice of dentistry?

Michael Aicken discusses the Irish Dental Council’s statement on non-surgical cosmetic procedures – and whether it has a place in modern dentistry In February, the Irish Independent published a

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Northern Ireland practice receives Worldhost accreditation

Photo: From left to right – Lynda Willis (customer sense), Philip McLorinan and Debbie McLorinan (Dunmurry Dental Practice) and Alderman Allan Ewart (Lisburn City Council) Dunmurry Dental Practice has

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New patient leaflet raises mouth cancer awareness

New posters and a patient information leaflet have been designed to raise awareness about mouth cancer detection and prevention. The patient resources, Focus on Mouth Cancer, were launched by

Today is World Oral Health Day

Celebrate World Oral Health Day today!

Today is World Oral Health Day (WOHD) and countries worldwide are celebrating lifelong oral health with the ‘Smile for life’ campaign. Some 95 countries, 65 national dental associations, 30

dentistry, international dental show, exhibition, dentists, teeth, gums

Record numbers hit this year’s IDS

Around 138,500 visitors from 151 countries attended the world’s largest trade fair for dentistry and dental technology in Cologne between 10-14 March 2015. The International Dental Show (IDS) has

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150th Chicago Midwinter Meeting turns up the heat

The Chicago Dental Society's (CDS) 150th Midwinter Meeting kicked off last week with impressive attendance. More than 27,000 guests attended the conference, including dental professionals, graduate students and exhibitors. Irish


Baby teeth do matter, says poster campaign

The Oral Health Services Research Centre has produced four Happy Teeth posters for display in dental waiting rooms. The posters advocate twice daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste (1,000ppm) from

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