THIS FILM, first shown at Europerio 8, was a collaboration between the British Society of Periodontology and the British Society for Dental Hygiene and Therapy and led by UCL Eastman Dental Institute with support from the UCL Public Engagement Unit. Please view the film ‘The Sound of Periodontitis’ and complete the very brief survey at
DID YOU KNOW: The Commonwealth provides assistance for 2-17 year olds through the Child Dental Benefits Schedule. Services for low income adults are currently funded through the National Partnership Agreement on Treating More Public Dental Patients. For more details on public dental services in your state or territory, visit your State Health Department’s website.
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Source: Huff Post Want a healthy smile for life? Cut out or reduce your consumption of the worst foods for your teeth: Ice For some people, part of the fun of a cold, iced beverage is crunching through the cubes once the drink is done. But dentists say chewing ice is a big no-no. “You’d
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 by Foundation Dental
Source: Daily Mail Medics have long warned of the link between cigarettes and gum disease. But it seems passive smoking is also a risk – with those who breathe in second-hand fumes 62 per cent more likely to have unhealthy gums than those who don’t. Researchers at the University of North Carolina analysed the medical
Friday, 20 March 2015 by Foundation Dental
Source: Dental Hub So you’ve sat down after a long, hard day and you’re ready to enjoy one of those guilty pleasures in life; a bowl of your favourite flavoured ice cream. You take your first spoonful and it hits you like a punch in the face, a screaming pain in your tooth. You know
Source: Bite Magazine Postmenopausal women susceptible to bone fractures may also be a higher risk for gum disease, according to researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and Case/Cleveland Clinic Postmenopausal Health Collaboration (CCCPOHC). Researchers found a link between postmenopausal women with high scores on a Fracture Assessment Risk Tool (known as
Source: Bite Magazine Researchers from the University of Granada have demonstrated for the first time that chronic periodontitis is closely related to the severity of heart attacks. In a pioneering research, published in the Journal of Dental Research, and titled “Acute myocardial infarct size is related to periodontitis extent and severity,” this team has demonstrated
Friday, 14 November 2014 by Foundation Dental
In a study of African Americans with normal kidney function, those with severe periodontal disease developed chronic kidney disease (CKD) at 4 times the rate of those without severe periodontal disease. The study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014. Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection of the oral cavity, and it
Here is a great video that demonstrates how dental implants work, showing 3 teeth restoration using crown and bridge supported on 2 dental implants. To find out more about how dental implants work, call us on 07 3878 2519 for an obligation-free discussion.
Article from The Satellite COLGATE has released new research as part of a national report into the country’s second most costly diet-related disease, which affects nine out of ten Australian adults – tooth decay – and it’s not just adults being affected. Tooth decay is considered to be Australia’s most chronic disease for children and