Why Parents Should Not Have Their Wisdom Teeth Removed

Claire Kirby | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Parents
Claire Kirby

By the time the painless bit of the appointment is done, my eyes are streaming, I am a hot sweaty mess, and it is down to sheer luck that I am not covered in my own regurgitated breakfast. My dentist tells me I am not his worst patient. I'm not entirely sure I believe him.

Fair Game?

simon baldwin | Posted 23.08.2015 | UK
simon baldwin

Huberta was a hippo, thought to have been born in 1928 on South Africa's Zululand coast. She made the news because, unlike other hippos, she liked to wander. By her journey's end, she had traveled well over a thousand miles. The media of the day reported her progress - she was a celebrity in her own right. When Huberta was shot dead, it caused an outcry.

Bleeding Hearts & Good Intentions Kill Wildlife

Brad Linzy | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK
Brad Linzy

Anytime there is a picture of a game hunter with a lion, the internet blows up with well-meaning, but ultimately wrong-headed reactions. Some of the more disgusting commentary threatens violence against humans.

Woman Lives With Drill Bit Lodged In Her Mouth For Two Years

PA Real Life Features | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has revealed how a drill bit remained lodged in her mouth for more than two years after it snapped off during a routine visit to the dentist. ...

Dentist Student Pulls Out His Own Wisdom Tooth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Warning: graphic content. A dentist student from Denmark decided to pull out his own wisdom tooth and post a video of the procedure online. Jesp...

This Woman Is Proof That You Should Never Superglue Your Teeth Back In

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Being scared of the dentist is far from unusual. In fact, one in four of us dreads paying them a visit, according to the NHS. While for most of us ...

Afternoon Snacks Ruining Your Teeth And Healthier Alternatives

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Breakfast at your desk, mid-afternoon snacks and sugary pick-me-ups: the working week can wreak havoc on your diet- and even more so, your teeth. ...

World Oral Health Day: Billions Are Still Suffering - And Some Dying - From 'Tooth Decay'

Mark Topley | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK
Mark Topley

If like me, you're not a dentist, your response may well be 'so what?' Given the level of other diseases we hear about, like ebola, that reaction is understandable. So why is oral health important, when there's so much else in the news?

Breaking A Tooth Saved My Life Says Mum Who Was 'Weeks From Death'

Photo Features | KELLY STRANGE | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: Graphic Images A mum-of-four has credited chipping her tooth while opening her son's juice bottle with saving her life, as her dentist d...

A Cautionary Tale About Scrimping On A Good Dentist...

Caters | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most women attempt to kickstart a healthy regime before their wedding day in order to look good, but all one woman wanted was a set of nice teeth afte...

Why You Might Have Bad Breath And Other Mouth Woes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Around 12% of us suffer from extreme dental anxiety. In fact, the British Dental Association says that 25% of the British population suffer from some ...

Could These Fad Diets Be Damaging Your Teeth?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you've yet to start your bid for that perfect beach body this summer, take note: fad diets could damage your teeth. So while the raw food diet ...

This Will Make Fillings A Thing Of The Past

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

No one relishes a trip to the dentist, especially when the phrase 'you've got a filling' is uttered. That only means one thing: the high-pitched whine...

Hypnotherapy and NLP Training Your Brain for Happiness and Health

Phil Parker | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK
Phil Parker

As soon as I mention hypnotherapy and hypnosis people often immediately imagine scenarios of people acting like a chicken or dancing like Elvis as a result of having seen a stage hypnosis show Hollywood movie.

All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth

Sadie Brown | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sadie Brown

On my wish lists each year, sometimes every six months depending on how things are going, 'Hollywood teeth' always feature along with the ususal suspects: some rock hard abdominals, a book deal, and a Cartier Love bracelet, one must dream.

10 Tips for Achieving a Kissable Smile

Eden Blackman | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Eden Blackman

So you've planned your gorgeous outfit, had a lovely romantic evening and then, as you lean into the stop! What's that smell? What's that on his tooth? The moment's ruined! Nobody wants that to happen now, do they?!

NHS Medics And Dentists With HIV Will Be Allowed To Practice

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK

NHS medical staff with HIV, including surgeons and dentists, will now be allowed to carry out certain procedures on patients, which the government sai...

Dentist Pulls All Of Man's Teeth Out Without Permission, Patient Says

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: graphic video and images may cause distress If you have a fear of going to the dentist, we suggest you look away now. Seriously. Wh...

Surely People Don't Die From a Toothache?

Mark Topley | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK
Mark Topley

It is 2013 and people are still dying from untreated dental decay. Two of our teams have just returned from the regions of Musoma and Bukoba in Tanzania, where for 10 days they have been training local health workers in emergency dentistry.

93-Year-Old Dentist Is World's Fittest Pensioner (VIDEO)

SWNS | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The world's fittest pensioner is refusing to take it easy in 2013 - tackling THREE major fitness championships at the age of 93. Sprightly Charles ...

We Need Volunteers, but Not Knee Jerk Reaction

Mark Topley | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK
Mark Topley

Today we celebrate volunteers and volunteering across the world. But for us this is not just a celebration of volunteers as a token, 'useful' contribution to enable the paid staff to carry on with their work; but as true partners, fellow family members working together to bring lasting change to people who are in pain.

WATCH: Man Films Wife After Wisdom Teeth Op

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Yeah, that's just what you need when you're coming round from the anaesthetic after having your wisdom teeth out, isn't it? The love of your life turn...

Half Of British Women 'Can't Afford' Dentist

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Half of British women don’t go to the dentist more frequently because they can’t afford it, a new poll by Simplyhealth suggests. Cost was the p...

WATCH: 'I'm A Wizard!" - Harry Potter Fan Suffers Dental Surgery Delirium

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Comedy

American YouTuber 'amcooksey' recently had her wisdom teeth out - and like most people who've had their wisdom teeth out, she was put under some prett...

Dentists 'Should Screen For Signs Of Alcoholism'

PA | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Dentists should screen patients for signs that they drink too much alcohol, researchers have said. Questionnaires could be handed out at the start ...