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Parents could be jeopardising their children’s oral health

A new study has shown that parents could be jeopardising their children’s oral health by being unaware of what they are having for lunch. The study, carried out by the British Dental Health Foundation, found one in 10 parents don’t know what …

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Oral Health Month 2014

Colgate and the British Dental Association are partnering during Oral Health Month to raise awareness of the importance of oral health in children. During Oral Health Month, Colgate is


Extra support need to help parents’ war on sugar

Colgate Press release New research from Colgate shows that parents need additional support to help look after their children’s teeth as healthy diet messages are failing to sink in. Almost

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UK has ‘flabbergasting’ disregard for oral cancer risks

More than 20 million people wouldn't change their lifestyle even if they knew someone with mouth cancer, according to new research. More than three in ten (31% cent) said

Christina Chatfield will be walking 500 miles for 500 smiles from Scotland to Brighton

‘I will walk 500 miles’

The Proclaimers sang about doing it. Christina Chatfield is doing it. Through National Smile Month 2014, Christina will be walking 500 miles for 500 smiles from Scotland to Brighton

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Alarm as teens buy into ‘glamour’ of slim cigarettes

Slimline cigarettes have been voted 'cute, classy and feminine' by 15 year olds who rate the slimmer brands as weaker and less harmful than 'smelly and disgusting' brown


50% fear mouth cancer above others

More than half of us are more frightened of developing mouth cancer than other cancers. Almost two in three (61.3%) admitted to being scared of dying from cancer and

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DH&T awards – the full shortlist 2014

You’ve got to be in it to win it Best Young Hygienist (under 30) Kate Atkinson – Thompson & Thomas Leanne Barwick – Chelsea Dental Lounge Sanjeet Dhillon – Frays Dental Gemma Langford


Updated Scope of Practice now online

The General Dental Council (GDC) has updated its Scope of Practice guidance to reflect recent decisions on direct access and the new Standards for the dental team. Scope of

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‘Half the population left vulnerable’

In a survey conducted by OnePoll1, three times as many people said they would support giving the jab to boys than were opposed to it. The poll also