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Published on September 6, 2016

People who visit GPs for toothache cost NHS £26million

People who visit GPs for toothache cost NHS £26million

It has been revealed around 600,000 GP appointments per year are being taken up by patients who are experiencing toothache and other dental issues. This trend not only potentially costs the NHS £26m in wasted appointments, but also lengthens waiting times for patients who would genuinely benefit from seeing a GP. But what is driving [...]

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Published on September 5, 2016

‘Night owl’ teenagers risk tooth decay

‘Night owl’ teenagers risk tooth decay

New research suggests that adolescents who prefer to stay up late at night are at a significantly higher risk of tooth decay. The study, published in the International Journal of Dental Hygiene, has found that teenagers who stay up late are up to almost four times more likely to suffer from tooth decay than those who [...]

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Published on August 23, 2016

Reflections on Internaut Day

Reflections on Internaut Day

Today is 23rd August 2016 – a beautiful, sunny and productive day, here in Luton at any rate! On this day 25 years ago Sir Tim Berners-Lee and CERN made his invention – the World Wide Web – available to the public to access for free. You can still visit the very first website over [...]

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