Dental Tribune UK & Ireland - Articles

Search Dental Tribune

Articles
Filter
Interview: What will the future of dentistry look like?

For Dr Victoria Sampson, the connection between oral and systemic health is of central concern when dealing with her dental patients. She employs ...

save
General Dental Council commits to improving its services

LONDON, UK: In 2020, UK regulator the General Dental Council (GDC) commissioned a survey by DJS Research to identify and better understand the perceptions ...

save
COVID-19: Vaccines to be mandatory for frontline dental staff

LONDON, UK: Last week, UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Sajid Javid announced that frontline healthcare workers in England—including ...

save
UK chief medical officers endorse water fluoridation

LONDON, UK: Though the benefits of fluoride in drinking water for oral health are firmly established, it is estimated that just six million UK residents ...

save
Prof. Liz Kay assumes role of BDA president

LONDON, UK: On 7 September, renowned academic and dental public health specialist Prof. Liz Kay was inaugurated as the British Dental Association’s (BDA) ...

save
Survey highlights impact of video calls on smile self-consciousness

LONDON, UK: Though video calls have become a part of everyday work for many professionals during the pandemic, their increased integration has had some ...

save
advertisement
COVID-19: Examining role of oral microbiome and mucosal immunity in South Asian populations

LONDON, UK/CHENNAI, India: UK Research and Innovation and India’s Department of Biotechnology in the Ministry of Science and Technology have recently ...

save
Debate on how to repair Ireland’s oral health continues

DUBLIN, Ireland: In the lead-up to the Irish general election on 8 February, the Irish Dental Association (IDA) has voiced concerns over the incumbent ...

save
Combating dental caries with behaviour change techniques

LONDON, UK: A recent study has identified a cost-effective, low-intensity intervention technique that could prevent dental caries in thousands of children ...

save
UK makes progress on sugar reduction in yogurts

LEEDS, UK: The UK government has recently taken action to reduce sugar intake in the country and called for industry reformulation of foods that contribute ...

save
BDA pressures UK government to address oral health inequalities

LONDON, UK: In last month’s UK general election, the Conservative Party recorded a resounding victory, securing 365 seats to achieve an outright majority ...

save
Novel technology may improve early detection of mouth and throat cancer

DURHAM, N.C., U.S./BIRMINGHAM, U.K.: Cancers that occur in the back of the mouth or in the upper throat are difficult to spot and, as a result, are often ...

save
advertisement
European CanCer Organisation resolves to target HPV-related cancers

BRUSSELS, Belgium/RUGBY, UK: At the recent 2019 European Cancer Summit of the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO), the ECCO Oncopolicy Committee agreed on a...

save
Periodontitis could increase stroke risk, new study says

BELÉM, Brazil/RUGBY, UK: A recent study has investigated the association between stroke and periodontitis, one of the most common human diseases affecting ...

save
Study shows fillings may not be best treatment for childhood dental caries

LEEDS, UK: Though dental fillings are an established method of treating the presence of dental caries in permanent dentition, their usefulness for treating ...

save
Study finds chewing gum could help fight dental caries

LONDON, UK: Though the relative benefits of chewing gum are often subject to debate, a number of studies have shown that the sugar-free varieties can ...

save
advertisement
British Dental Association releases its 2019 manifesto

LONDON, UK: The British Dental Association (BDA) has launched its 2019 manifesto, just prior to the upcoming general election. In the document, the trade ...

save
Report shows oral health gap is closing for Scottish children

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Oral health in Scotland’s child population is generally improving, but the British Dental Association (BDA) Scotland has recently ...

save
Oral cancer incidence on the rise, reports show

RUGBY, UK/BOISE, Idaho, US: Oral cancer incidence is on the rise globally and awareness of mouth cancer remains low. To tackle the issue, the Oral Health ...

save
Vitamin D spray equally effective as capsules, study finds

LONDON, UK: All dentists know how important vitamin D is for healthy teeth and bones. In a new study, researchers from the University of Sheffield have ...

save
advertisement
Researchers find extra 100 ml of sugary drink can increase risk of diabetes

LONDON, UK: In a further development in the fight against sugary drinks, the Oral Health Foundation has called for people in Britain to change their habits ...

save
World Food Day highlights importance of healthy diet

ROME, Italy: World Food Day is celebrated annually on 16 October, marking the day the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), a United Nations agency, was...

save
advertisement
Artificial intelligence used to predict oral cancer survival chances

COVENTRY, UK: The impact artificial intelligence is having on the healthcare industry is becoming more and more evident on a daily basis. In dentistry, some...

save
ACFF addresses need to limit sugar intake in children

LONDON, UK: The Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future (ACFF) is a not-for-profit organisation formed by a group of dental professionals. According to the ACFF, ...

save
Results from research into soft drinks cause for concern

DUBLIN, Ireland: The negative impact of sugar-laden drinks on oral health is something dentists have known about for many years. However, that these drinks ...

save
Study examines oral health behaviours in elite athletes

LONDON, UK: Various studies have found that poor oral health may impair training and athletic performance. A recent study has examined oral health ...

save
advertisement
Charity shines spotlight on excessive sugar consumption

RUGBY, UK: Though the April 2018 introduction of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy—otherwise known as the sugar tax—has proved effective in reducing the ...

save
Oral organs of fish capable of tissue regeneration

LONDON, U.K./ATLANTA, U.S.: After examining tooth renewal in animals that have tooth replacement and regenerative abilities, researchers from the U.K. and ...

save
Report calls for better training in oral healthcare for retirement home staff

LONDON, UK: An ageing population is a topic of concern in many countries around the world. It is estimated that the number of those over 60 will have ...

save
Oral Health Foundation launches new guidelines for denture adhesives

RUGBY, UK/VANCOUVER, Canada: The Oral Health Foundation (OHF) has recently published a new set of global science-based guidelines for denture adhesives. The...

save
advertisement
advertisement