A dental hygienist in the States has developed a new way to achieve interdental cleaning. Following the controversial findings that challenged the beneficial uses of dental floss, Lisa Guenst has invented ToothShower.
In an era of evidence-based dentistry, how easy is it to ensure that orthodontic treatments are based on sound and up-to-date research? Not at all easy was a key message to speakers at the British Orthodontic Conference (BOC) 2017 in Manchester.
A new approach to retention underpins a campaign launched by the British Orthodontic Society at its annual conference in Manchester. Backed up by video and animation, the intention is to generate a viral #HoldthatSmile campaign to build awareness that retainers are for life.
Trudie Dawson explores the changing health and care demands of an ageing society, Priya Sharma considers the Impact of medications on the quality of life of an ageing population and Carly Greener-Simon considers a dental nurse’s role in looking after the mouths of those most in need.
Organisations across healthcare are supporting the national launch of the Dental Check by One campaign by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry.