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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 December 5, 2013

The diet bra

The diet bra

The obesity epidemic is well and truly under way. Modern diets and busy lifestyles have left us grazing throughout the day and feeling lethargic after a long day’s work. I make the excuses on a weekly basis for reasons why I can’t go to the gym and even when I do make the effort there’s […]

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Published on December 13, 2012

How to drive patients to your practice

How to drive patients to your practice

Finding out what motivates your patients to visit you and what you can do to improve this – is the key to success. Recently, the BDTA teamed up with Ragdoll to conduct an in-depth study of how the public perceive dentistry and their dental practice. The findings were rather interesting, including: 25% of the UK […]

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Published on September 4, 2012

From popcorn to dental care products

Have you guessed what it is yet? We’re referring to the use of coconut oil. As strange as it may seem, the oil receives a lot of bad press – just last week I was at the cinema and ate a medium bag of popcorn, often viewed as a relatively healthy snack, to later find […]

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Published on June 19, 2012

Dental regrets of the past

We’ve all been there – young and free, partying ‘til the early hours of the morning and our twice daily teeth routine takes a back seat in our busy lives. But now we’re older and prefer the laid back life, we begin to regret skipping our teeth brushing as dental problems become prominent. The British […]

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Published on April 2, 2012

Study reveals office dogs reduce stress

According to a recent study, dogs in the workplace help boost employee morale and reduce levels of stress. We always knew there was a reason why everyone loves having our canine companion, Lottie, in the office. Lottie will be pleased to know she’s helping the team, whilst she wanders around the office letting us all […]

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