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Dental Tribune UK in 2018: New website, topical newsletters and Online Shows Dec 14, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Dental Tribune UK in 2018: New website, topical newsletters and Online Shows

LONDON, UK: With a new website, e-news for specialists and online dental shows, Dental Tribune is expanding its media offering in 2018. The new formats are intended to extend its reach in the growing field of digital media and will be available to all dental professionals, the publisher said.

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Rise in dental fellowships limited to early career stage Dec 14, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Rise in dental fellowships limited to early career stage

LONDON, UK: Dental fellowships in the UK have increased threefold in the last decade, but only for dentists in the early stages of their career, figures ...

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British Orthodontic Society announces leadership change Dec 12, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

British Orthodontic Society announces leadership change

LONDON, UK: Prof. Jonathan Sandler is the next president of the British Orthodontic Society (BOS), the organisation has announced. The 60-year old orthodontic ...

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Surge of oral cancer in young men Dec 7, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Surge of oral cancer in young men

LONDON, UK: Young men are more likely to develop oral cancer than any other demographic in the UK, new figures by Cancer Research UK suggest. While men ...

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What would Dr Mo Lar do? Part 11 Dec 5, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

What would Dr Mo Lar do? Part 11

Over the course of this 11-part series, the 4dentists group has explored ways to tackle a number of personal and professional challenges by providing advice and guidance to fictional character Dr Mo Lar. In this final article of the series, Managing Director of the 4dentists group Richard Lishman explains the importance of making a will.

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Ancient fish scales and vertebrate teeth share an embryonic origin Dec 1, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Ancient fish scales and vertebrate teeth share an embryonic origin

CAMBRIDGE, UK: Two new studies focusing on the evolutionary origin of teeth and of vertebra have provided further evidence of the human connection to marine organisms. One study has confirmed the long-held assumption that teeth and the scales of sharks and skates have a common evolutionary origin and the other has highlighted backbone formation as relating to common ancestry of all jawed vertebrates.

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National standards for implant dentistry announced Nov 30, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

National standards for implant dentistry announced

LONDON, UK: National standards for implant dentistry will be released by late next year, the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has said. According to the association, the evidence-graded recommendations will be categorised using its “ABC” (aspirational, basic, conditional) notation and allow dentists to optimise their quality of patient care and reduce variation in treatment outcomes.

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Only small adjustments needed to improve treatment of autistic children Nov 29, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Only small adjustments needed to improve treatment of autistic children

PLYMOUTH, UK: Giving paediatric patients with autism a choice on things like the colour of their mouthwash or brightness of the lights could significantly improve their treatment experience. According to research from the Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, other key factors for a less stressful visit to the dental practice were how confidently parents behaved and how good the communication between parents and the treatment staff was.

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Dental regulation in UK must overcome climate of fear, GDC exec says Nov 24, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Dental regulation in UK must overcome climate of fear, GDC exec says

MANCHESTER, UK: The deteriorating relationship between dentistry and its regulatory body has to be addressed, Executive Director of Strategy at the General Dental Council (GDC) Matthew Hill told representatives of the profession at a town hall meeting in Manchester yesterday. At the event, which took place at the Implant Centres of Excellence, he also laid out steps aimed at improving the effectiveness of the regulation in the UK and allowing the profession to increasingly be involved in all regulatory ...

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New campaign for oral health of children launched Nov 24, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

New campaign for oral health of children launched

LONDON, UK: Since 2011, the Dental Wellness Trust has been providing much needed oral health care to underprivileged children in South Africa. Its latest campaign, Saving Kids’ Teeth, however, aims closer to home by asking why over 45,000 children in England have been admitted to hospital for extractions necessitated by severely decayed teeth.

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Clear aligner orthodontics

Clear aligner orthodontics

Though still a relatively new orthodontic treatment modality, clear aligners have quickly become an increasingly popular alternative to fixed appliances ...

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Brexit

In February, Parliament cleared the way for government to invoke Article 50 that will open negotiations for the country to leave the European Union. Prime ...

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BDIA Dental Showcase

BDIA Dental Showcase

The premier dental business event for the UK market takes place at ExCeL London every two years. Every other year, the show moves to the NEC Birmingham. ...

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What would Dr Mo Lar do? Part 10 Nov 23, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

What would Dr Mo Lar do? Part 10

Over the course of an 11-part series, the 4dentists group is exploring ways to tackle a number of personal and professional challenges by providing advice ...

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Mechanism behind oral candidiasis discovered Nov 21, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Mechanism behind oral candidiasis discovered

LONDON, UK/PITTSBURGH, US: A recently discovered peptide toxin has been identified by a team of UK and US researchers as the cause of the development of ...

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