Dental Professional News
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National Smile Month campaign gathers pace

This month sees the start of National Smile Month UK. Lead by independent oral health charity the British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF), this year's campaign slogan, 'Teeth4Life', highlights the importance of looking after your teeth and maintai...  Read full article

Bone growth after tooth extractions examined

The use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) following tooth removal appears to speed healing and bone formation, according to a new study.

When a tooth is removed, poor healing can lead to excessive bone loss in the jaw that can delay tooth repla...  Read full article

Call for dentists with Olympic spirit

The World Medical and Health Games are calling for sporty health professionals to compete in various sports in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Created in 1978, the Medigames now welcome more than 2,000 health professionals from 40 countries ...  Read full article

FGDP(UK) welcomes new journal editor

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has announced the appointment of John Stanfield as Editor of Team in Practice, the FGDP(UK)'s journal for dental care professionals. John, a dental hygienist, replaces Professor Ken Eaton who has ...  Read full article

Health Focus

Side Effects of Common Medications in the Mouth
Colgate has recently developed a continuing education programme that looks at the different side effects of a variety of drugs on the mouth, and how some can be effectively alleviated through simple modification of the patients oral hygiene regime. Read more