defacto, predictions, 2018, funny, spoof

Did you see our predictions for 2018 blog post? If not, don’t worry, you can read it here. We can’t quite believe that we’ve come to the end of June already! Where is the time going? We thought now would be a good time to check in on our predictions for 2018, to check if any of…

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tooth erosion, enamel erosion, tooth decay, decay, herbal tea, salt and vinegar crisps

How much do you spend on your teeth? A new survey has shown that us Brits are spending just short of £200 every year to keep our teeth and gums fresh and clean. We spend almost £17 every month on dental products including toothpaste, brushes/brush heads and mouthwashes. The £17 also includes extras including sugar…

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covering smile

Your dentist has seen it all before. Have you ever avoided a trip, or trips to the dentist because you’re embarrassed about your smile? You keep cancelling your appointments or missing them accidentally but on purpose? Well you’re not alone. 1 in 4 adults say that they’ve avoided going to appointments at the dentist because…

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oral health, children's oral health, NHS Cuts, government cuts

How long is too long to wait for a dental operation? The number of children in England waiting longer than six months for a dental operation under general anaesthesia has risen by 52% over the past three years, data provided by NHS trusts suggests. Children are being forced to suffer due to continuous cuts to NHS dentistry.…

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onion, food,

As well as our teeth, we need to look after our gums. If we neglect our gums, they can become, sore, irritated and even infected (nasty, we know!). That’s why we need to care for our teeth as well as our gums, and it’s actually pretty easy! One of the easiest ways to take care…

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children's oral health

MANY children starting primary school in Brighton and Hove have suffered tooth decay, new figures from Public Health England show. Hundreds of children in Brighton & Hove are suffering from tooth decay, with many often needing emergency hospital trips for surgery under general anaesthetic. In almost 50% of cases, these children aren’t even of primary…

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dentaltownuk quiz March

Did you take part in this month’s DentaltownUK Quiz? Well it’s time to check how many you got correct! The answers to the quiz are below: 1. How many syllables are in a Haiku? 17 2. While NFL team’s logo is the only logo to face left? Philadelphia Eagles 3. “Octopush” is another name for…

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