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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 9, 2016

Flossgate… or is flossing worth the effort

Flossgate… or is flossing worth the effort

Last week Associated Press published a report that shook to the core one of the postulates of good oral health, namely “Thou shalt floss daily”. Here at StockdaleMartin we have been following the unfolding of the ensuing drama with interest. The original report said that the evidence for flossing is “weak, very unreliable,” of “very […]

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Published on May 31, 2012

Is Dentistry being bashed again?

As I’m certain many of you would’ve read this week, national newspapers are claiming dentists are ‘forcing’ 500,000 patients to pay privately for treatment, in light of the recently published OFT report.  The report suggests patients ‘may be provided with inaccurate information’ regarding their dental treatments and as a result they are paying more for […]

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Published on January 20, 2012

Announcing “The Dental Landscape”!

Here at StockdaleMartin we’ve got a bit of a reputation for knowing our way around the world of dentistry, and our clients come to us for our insight into the dental landscape – the facts and figures. Well – drum roll – we’d like to announce The Dental Landscape, a booklet packed full of handy […]

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Published on September 8, 2011

CBT helps with severe dental phobia

A recent study published by BDJ based on a session of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) could help those who fear the dentist chair overcome their anxieties. CBT is a type of therapy that aims to help manage problems by changing your outlook and the way you think about situations. The therapy encourages you to think […]

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Published on April 1, 2011

Adult Dental Health Survey 2009: Key Findings

Last week saw the release of the 2009 UK Adult Dental Health Survey findings. Conducted once every ten years since 1968, the survey (carried out over six months by a team of interviewers and clinical examiners) aims to provide an overall picture of the dental health and habits of British residents.     The 2009 survey indicated […]

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Published on November 9, 2010

Of fish, nuts and gum disease

We were intrigued to learn last week of a study which posited a connection between fish consumption and the prevention of gum disease. The research, published in the November Journal of the American Dietetic Association, examined the diets of 182 people over a 5 year period, and found that those who consumed large amounts of […]

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