dentists warn over halloween horror

We all know that during the night of Halloween kids will be hitting the streets looking for sugary treats. However, dentists have warned against the dangers of overloading children with sweets on Halloween. It’s hard not to just go for the easiest option when providing trick or treaters with their reward. They want sweets and…

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henry schein pamoja programme

Henry Schein UK is supporting dental screening and treatment for school children in Tanzania. Henry Schein has donated healthcare products to ‘The Pamoja Programme’. This donation allows the programme to continue their mission to help school children receive the dental treatment they need. ‘The Pamoja Programme’ is a joint venture from the European Dental Students’…

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what does smoking do to your smile

We all know that smoking is bad for us. However, while the majority of us are focusing on the cancer risk or our lungs, what does smoking do to our mouth? It has been estimated that every year in the UK around 96,000 people die from diseases caused by smoking. Also, about half of all…

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sugar tax

Childhood obesity rates are through the roof and the World Health Organisation is urging countries to enforce a sugar tax on sugary drinks. Their advice on the sugar tax comes alongside more and more countries are considering fiscal measures to dissuade people from buying large quantities of sugary soft drinks. Which have been identified as…

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oral cancer symptoms you should look out for

Oral Cancer is the 11th most common cancer, in males, in the UK. Do you watch out for oral cancer symptoms? There has been a 92% increases in cases of oral cancer since the 70s. There are thousands of new cases diagnosed annually. It’s estimated that 91% of the cases are preventable if they are…

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teeth whitening with activated charcoal

You may have seen this teeth whitening trend here and there. Activated charcoal has become the trendiest DIY way of whitening your teeth. If you haven’t heard of activated charcoal, then this is the article for your. We’re going to explain what it is, how it works and why it works. Just keep on reading!…

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improving children's oral health

To improve children’s oral health, issues need to be tackled in schools first. Children’s oral health has become more of an issue of late. With child tooth decay rising rapidly, it’s no surprise people want to see the problem addressed. In 2014/15 over 26,000 children aged between five and nine were admitted to hospital for…

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birth control linked to depression

A newly published study has found a link between depression and birth control. This study on birth control is the largest study of its kind. It was conducted by The University of Copenhagen and confirmed a link between hormonal contraceptive and depression. One million Danish women between the ages of 15 and 34 were tracked…

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