Dental Health affects psoriasis

Research Links Poor Dental Health With Worsening Psoriasis

Research by Scientists in the U.S. suggests that improving dental health can help people plagued with psoriasis. The skin condition blights around 2% of the British population. Psoriasis causes scaly, itchy and dry patches of skin almost anywhere not he body, and in some cases all over. Flare-ups in the condition can be the most […]

Over 50% of British People Say Bad Teeth Affects Confidence

More than half of UK employees (58%) think that having bad teeth and a poor smile negatively affects their confidence, research by Unum Dental has suggested, as reported in their Cover Magazine.The survey of 2001 workers revealed that women were more self-conscious of having poor teeth, with 67% saying that their confidence in public would […]

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Need A Dentist?

Like many areas in the UK being able to get on the books of an NHS dentist is getting evermore difficult. Here in the far South West of England there are many trying to access dental serviced, particularly in Cornwall. 48,000 Cornish residents are waiting for a place with an NHS dentist. Others are facing […]

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Nurseries Focus on Children’s Dental Health

The British Dental Association (BDA) is pleased to work with the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) charity to improve the oral health of children attending nursery schools. Last week in March (25-29), the NDNA shared information, activities and resources, produced in conjunction with the BDA, with children, their parents and carers on how to develop […]

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Dentists Advice: “Don’t Rinse or Mouth Wash After Brushing”

Most people are concerned to improve their oral health, brushing regularly and using a mouth wash or rinse – but you may be surprised to learn that dentists will advise avoiding rinsing and using mouthwash after brushing your teeth. Most people automatically rinse after brushing, but it advisable not to rinse as it can remove […]

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Treating Gum Disease May Help Type 2 Diabetes

A study by Diabetes UK has found that treating gum disease could help people with Type 2 diabetes manage their blood glucose levels, and may reduce their risk of diabetes-related complications. Gum disease (periodontitis) affects somewhere between 50 to 90% of the population and people with diabetes have a higher risk of developing it. It […]

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Research Encourages Teachers & Parents to Check for Signs of Dental Decay

Research by King’s College Hospital, London, has lead to this involved calling on a teachers and parents to be alert to the affects of dental disease and hence reduce the number of cases. Dental decay is currently the leading cause of hospital admissions and surgical treatment under general anaesthetic among children in the UK. The […]