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New implant standards

​The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has announced that it will be publishing new national standards on implant dentistry next year.

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Evidence hidden on sugar

​A US sugar industry trade group appears to have pulled the plug on a study that was producing animal evidence linking sucrose to disease nearly 50 years ago.

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Tributes to Jimmy Steele

Tributes have been paid to world-leading expert, Emeritus Professor Jimmy Steele CBE, who changed the way that dental services are provided in the UK and abroad.

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Energy drink health risks

​A new review of current scientific knowledge on energy drinks finds their advertised short-term benefits can be outweighed by serious health risks.

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Lowering blood pressure

​Treatment periodontitis significantly lowered blood pressure among Chinese patients at risk for developing high blood pressure.

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OHC 2017

The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) held yet another Oral Health Conference & Exhibition (OHC) full of education, celebration and inspiration.

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Help dentists in trouble

​Spare a thought for those within the profession who are struggling with financial difficulties this Christmas.

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Prescribe appropriately

A mass social media campaign is encouraging dental teams to reduce dental infections and the need for antibiotics in children as well as promote prevention to families.

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BADN Conference

Isopharm will be joining Robinson Healthcare, Splat, Purple Media, the University of Kent Centre for Professional Practice, and Mouth Cancer Action Month in sponsoring the BADN's 2017 National Dental Nursing Conference, to be held on 17 and 18 November at the Milton Keynes Hilton.

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Oral health and pregnancy

​The Oral Health and Pregnancy portal, recently launched by the EFP in partnership with Oral-B, is offering clear guidelines and answers to many commonly asked questions.

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HPV awareness low

​A new study investigating awareness of mouth cancer in the UK reveals a startling lack of awareness when it comes to the disease and one of its leading causes, the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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Fitness to Practise cases

Men are more likely to be involved in a General Dental Council's Fitness to Practise case than women and dentists were significantly over-represented at all stages of the process.

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New dental survey needs you!

​After 15 years in dentistry, Marketing Pirates of Dentistry and its network of dental principals are noticing it’s increasingly difficult to attract and retain good dental nurses, dentists, hygienists, therapists, practice managers and receptionists.