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Published on January 23, 2017

Bye-bye fillings?

Bye-bye fillings?

The days of repairing tooth decay with fillings made from metal amalgam, or composites of powdered glass and ceramic could be over sooner than what we thought. Researchers at King’s College London have found that a drug named Tideglusib could encourage cells in the dental pulp to heal small holes by generating new dentine. Teeth […]

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Published on January 6, 2017

Dry January – It’s not all doom and gloom!

Dry January – It’s not all doom and gloom!

Dry January, Dryuary or Drynuary is the 744 hour challenge of not touching an alcoholic drink during the month of January. Brought to us by the charity Alcohol Concern, Dry January is now in its 5th year with 1 in 6 of the adult population attempting the challenge each year! I’m sure many of us […]

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Published on November 9, 2016

The Digital Dental Professional has Arrived

The Digital Dental Professional has Arrived

Dental professionals are traditionally wet-fingered so the digital revolution, which has consumed so much of our lives, has been a bit slow to hit them. Now it seems the digital dawning is well under way. In the past 18 months we have sent over 200k emails across 40 campaigns to dental professionals and digital engagement […]

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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 February 17, 2016

How times have changed…..or have they?

How times have changed…..or have they?

Imagine a world where healthcare marketing wasn’t regulated – no internal regulatory departments, no PAGB, no MHRA – how much fun could we have? I recently came across a series of health advertisements from years gone by and was slightly shocked, but more intrigued by the content and claims contained within them. In fairness back […]

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Published on October 12, 2015

Overcoming dental anxiety

Overcoming dental anxiety

Terrified of going to the dentist? If the answer is yes then you’re not alone. Dental anxiety is one of the most common phobias in the world with nearly a third of all adults disliking the dentist. Moreover, 1 in 10 of us have a phobia so strong that we avoid going to the dentist, […]

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Published on August 25, 2015

10 fascinating facts about children’s dental health

10 fascinating facts about children’s dental health

Summer holidays can consist of sugary and fizzy treats whilst children are not in school. However, as we are now approaching the end of the summer holidays it is important to ensure we do not damage our children’s teeth as we get ready for the back to school period. The British Dental Health Foundation has […]

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Published on November 6, 2014

Would you brush your teeth with bacon?

Would you brush your teeth with bacon?

Whilst carrying out some research recently, I stumbled across news of a world first for toothpaste. White Now, the first toothpaste especially for men, launched in France this summer. Promising whiter teeth after just one brush, the product addresses French men’s apparent desires for sparkly, pearly whites. I’m sure lots of men (and women) around […]

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Published on September 29, 2014

Stockdale Martin receives bronze award at the PM Society Digital Media Awards!

Stockdale Martin receives bronze award at the PM Society Digital Media Awards!

We’re pleased to announce that we have received a bronze award at the PM Society Digital Media Awards 2014. Celebrating the innovation, quality and results achieved by digital communications within the healthcare arena, the aim of the awards is to highlight the best digital programmes, tools and campaigns that exist within pharmaceutical marketing. Having received […]

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