Why The UK Public Need To Be Better Informed About Teeth Whitening

Dr Peta Leigh | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Peta Leigh

Tooth whitening is a great way to make a subtle difference to your smile without radical changes, and there's no doubt that crooked white teeth look better than straight yellow teeth. However, with beauty salons and high street bought kits all promising white, bright teeth at a fraction of the price of professional whitening carried out by a dentist, it is crucial that the public are aware of the potential risks and limitations.

Five Frightening Facts From The History Of Dentistry

Dr Rob Davies | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK
Dr Rob Davies

(image: Pixabay) Everybody wants great teeth. We're willing to go through years of brace wearing agony, regular whitening sessions and hundreds of po...

The Sugar Tax: What You Need To Know

Dr Krupal Shah | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Krupal Shah

Last week, the UK government confirmed legislation for a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks, which is set to begin from April 2018. While some are sceptica...

Emergency Medical And Dental Care In The Demolished Jungle

Ali Amir | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ali Amir

Having set off from Cardiff on Friday evening, we had no idea of whether we would even make it to Calais due to heightened security on the border and media reports suggesting that the refugee camp in Calais had been demolished; all refugees had apparently been relocated across France. However, we arrived safely in Calais via the euro tunnel with our car stuffed with clothes, medications and dental materials.

A Single Mother's Journey to Becoming a Dentist

Keely Thorne | Posted 17.06.2017 | UK Parents
Keely Thorne

Finally, after 5 long, hard years, I'm just weeks away from graduating from dental school. This is something that seemed almost impossible a few years ago; when I found out I was pregnant during my second year of this difficult course. Even more impossible when, at 7 months pregnant I also became single.

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 ...

Adult Braces Indicate High Self Esteem

Jo Eden | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Eden

Getting a brace means you want to better yourself, you are not the type of person that just accepts this is it. If you can do better, you will.

Indian Teenager Has 232 Teeth Removed In ‘World Record' Surgery

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

Surgeons have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager. Ashik Gavai was admitted to JJ Hospital in Mumbai last week with swelling in...

10 Foods That Are Making Your Teeth Sensitive

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Over half of the population suffer from sensitive teeth, meaning some foods, no matter how scrummy, are just not comfortable to eat. Ice-cream is ...

Dentist 'Robs Woman Of Teeth And £4,000'

Caters | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

A dentist robbed a woman of her teeth and left her feeling like a "monster" after botched implant treatment. Despite paying over £4,000 for the t...

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 ...