Have you noticed your teeth wearing down? Do you suffer from headaches, earaches and inflamed gums? You might be suffering from Bruxism. Commonly known as grinding your teeth, bruxism is fairly common and can have a huge impact on the look and health of your teeth. It impacts around 10% of adults and 15% of…

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Your desk job could be the death of you but early death could be avoided with an hour of brisk exercise. A recent study has shown that having a desk job increases the risk of dying earlier but the risk can be reduced by 150 minutes of exercise per week. The study involved over a…

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Early exposure to two commonly found chemicals could cause irreversible damage to children’s teeth. A new study has noted that bisphenol A (BPA) and vinclozolin, which are found in food packaging and fungicides, may cause issues with the hormones involved in the growth of teeth. It seems that the most at risk component of your…

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As you may know its Euro Millions today and the jackpot is a whopping £45 Million. Most people cant even imagine what they would do with that kind of money, but what they do know is that they would leave their jobs and go live it up with their millions. In fact 82% of the…

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British public told they should be taking supplements due to scare sunlight. Public Health Advice in England and Wales says that Vitamin D intake cannot be achieved through diet and sunlight alone. It comes as a government commissioned report sets the recommended levels at 10 micrograms of the vitamin a day, however, due to the…

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Oral cancer communication guide created in London to help professionals discuss it with patients. The guide was developed in Kings College Dental Institute to help dental workers navigate the subject with their patients. Dentists have owned up to feeling reluctant to inform their patients that they are trying to detect signs of oral cancer during…

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Dysphagia is more commonly known, as swallowing difficulties can be an identifier of other, more serious conditions. Although, dysphagia itself is serious enough, some cannot swallow certain food and drink and others find that they cannot swallow at all. Due to its restrictive nature it can lead to a manner of complications. In an interview…

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Town Hall Dental is gearing up for Overgate Hospice’s Slip & Slide event. The dental group is supporting the local hospice in their bid to raise some funds with a community event. Overgate Hospice provides ‘specialist palliative and end of life care for adults in Calderdale who have active, progressive, life-limiting illnesses. They also support…

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Sensitive teeth affect a lot of people; it can alter your relationship with food and drink and be extremely irritating. It can feel anywhere between mild twinge to having severe discomfort that can last several hours. It is most common in people between the ages of 20 and 40; however, it can affect people in…

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New research shows dentists have pension problems and admit to not understanding how their pensions work. They may be unprepared for retirement with around 78% of them not knowing how much to save or how they actually save. On top of this news, over one in four (28%) dentists incorrectly believe they can withdraw their…

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E. Coli outbreak could be caused by salad. Over 100 British people have been affected by the recent E. coli outbreak and health officials are looking at contaminated mixed leaves as the culprit. So far, 109 people are known to have contracted the bug – 102 in England, with the South-west being the worst hit,…

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