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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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Gum Disease May Contribute to Alzheimer’s disease

Research recently published in the journal Science Advances indicates that poor oral health is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. The research is looking to clear up whether gum disease is part of the cause in dementia or gum disease is a result of Alzheimer’s disease, as people suffering from the disease do not take […]

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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 […]