You may have heard of PRP and its implementation in dentistry before. If you haven’t and you’re asking yourself, “What is PRP?” this is the article for you PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma is a by-product of blood that is incredibly rich in platelets. PRP has been used for some time in hospitals to accelerate…

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Summer is coming to an end and we all need a little something to lift our spirits! We think now is a good time to treat yourself, or even those around you. Whether that might be a new haircut or colour, getting your nails done or a trip to the spa. We want to help…

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Of course we know that brushing and flossing is an important part of your dental routine, but why is tongue scraping important? You may or may not have heard of this technique before, however, tongue scraping does a lot to aid in your dental health. The small instrument is a plastic tool that you would…

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Hundreds of volunteers have offered up their help to aid in the research of the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. British researchers are aiming to find out more about the early life of Alzheimer’s disease by implementing wearable technology. Using the tech, which is known as biomarkers, they are looking to spot earlier signs of…

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The childhood obesity plan has been attacked and named an absolute disaster. After the Sugar Tax has been given the go ahead the proposed obesity strategy has been labelled weak by health experts, campaigners, MPs and the boss of one of Britain’s biggest supermarkets. The strategy now also includes a voluntary challenge for the food…

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With 50% of the population not regularly attending the dentist, it can be hard to reach those patients who don’t always show up. Technology could improve your relationship with your patients! Sticking to the method of sending letters when your patients may be due an appointment, may fall on deaf ears. It’s easy to misplace…

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This article on how you could be ruining your smile aims to show you small things you could change to improve your oral health. People have a more extensive knowledge of dental health these days, but brushing two times a day with toothpaste may not be all you need to do. Here are some hints…

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For some work is a passion, for others its an obligation and maybe for some its somewhere in between. However, everyone deserves to feel happy in his or her workplace. Last year stress accounted for 35% of all work related ill health cases and 43% of all working days lost due to ill health. Unhappiness…

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Olympians encouraged to take better care of their teeth. A recent report has found that athletes are more at risk of tooth erosion than non-athletes and, therefore, Olympic participants have been urged to be aware of their oral health. With the 2016 Olympics Games having officially kicked off on Friday night, all eyes are on…

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Whether you’re a patient or a dental professional you’ll be aware that people suffer with dental anxiety. It’s dealt with by both sides on a daily basis, around 25% of people globally suffer from dental anxiety. It may be the case that a reassuring dentist or sedation dentistry soothes some patients. However, for those with…

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It can be a task getting kids to take part in things that are meant to keep them healthy, eating vegetables and going to bed at the right time can be such a hassle. Dental hygiene and tooth brushing is no different. Ask any parent and they’ll tell you without hesitation that getting their kids…

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Would you like to work for one of the fastest growing dentistry websites in the UK? Do you have a proven record of successful sales and an understanding of the dental sector? Then we want you! Here at Defacto, we are looking for self-motivated, hard-working individuals to take on one of our business management roles. You…

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