Louise Clark a student Dental Hygienist at the Eastman has become the 1000th member of the popular forum Hygienist.co.uk. Louise is pictured with her gifts supplied by Hygienist.co.uk and Swallow Dental of a Waterpik Nano and a Montana Jack sickle scaler (PDT). Louise was introduced to the site by Shaun Howe who is a long serving member of the site and moderator.
HOW WOULD A DENTAL ASSOCIATION BE ORGANIZED if it was invented today and not a hundred years ago? That was the question which guided the development of the Dental Fusion Organization, the new association which launched on 9th November. Its mission is to support and represent dental professionals working in primary dental care, improve oral health and provide social and clinical training for members.
Dentalair the leading supplier of compliant oil free air compressor packages have announced that from the 1st October 2012 anyone surrendering their old un-compliant compressor and entering into a Dentalair fixed cost Total Air Care package before 31st December 2012 will qualify for a £495.00 cash-back allowance.
The British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF) has recently reported its support for the British Heart Foundation and the Children’s Food Campaign. The latter is a new initiative proposed by the UK government to label certain food items on the front of their packaging. The recent initiative is expected to provide a marked positive effect on the oral health of children.
Dentalair the suppliers of compliant surgery compressed air packages have announced that all new compressor packages from the 1st September 2012 will include, as standard, a written scheme of examination, this to adhere to the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 which is a legal requirement and is strongly advised to adhere to in the BDA Good practice Scheme.
A new polyclinic is going to provide dental care, along with other services such as eye care to athletes participating at London’s 2012 Olympic Games. The Olympic games are to begin later in July.
In recent research, carried out by Cancer Research UK, a team of scientists was able to define a protein, FRMD4A, which appears to play an important role in the growth of tumor cells in cancer of the oral cavity. After deactivating the protein, the cancer cells died. More about the study appears in the July issue of the Cancer Research journal. Researchers are hoping that by stopping the action of this protein using drugs that already exist they might find new treatment options for oral cancer.
In a recent study, a research team has used a peptide-based solution that is designed to be a new pain-free approach to minimize the effects of dental decay. This novel advance in dental therapeutics shows promise for reversing the enamel damage caused by dental decay.
According to data from www.whatclinic.com, a medical and dental research provider, the demand for dental implants among patients in the UK has increased by double in 2011.
The British Society of Occlusal Studies (BSOS) has recently announced that it is inviting all dental care professionals to attend a new course titled 'Occlusion in Everyday Dentistry', and membership of the society is not required for attending.