Match Staff Latest News from the world of online Marketing, Get th hottest new marketing techniques as they happen Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:42:42 GMT en-us What's In A Mask? Visitors To Dental Practices Will Have Been Used To Seeing Dentists And Hygienists Wearing Masks For Many Years As It Has Been Standard Practice For A Long Time. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:01:57 GMT What's In A Mask? Visitors To Dental Practices Will Have Been Used To Seeing Dentists And Hygienists Wearing Masks For Many Years As It Has Been Standard Practice For A Long Time. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:03:28 GMT KIDS WHO WATCH TOO MUCH TV AT GREATER RISK OF TOOTH DECAY. Research By The Oral Health Foundation Shows That Children Who Watch More Than 90 Minutes Of TV Per Day Have Much Higher Risk Of Tooth Decay Than Those Who Watch Less. Fri, 22 Nov 2019 15:37:35 GMT Smoking - The Kiss Of Death For Romance. A New Survey By Change Incorporated Found That 53% Of Those Asked Said That They Would Not Kiss A Smoker. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:41:04 GMT Liver Cancer Added To List Of Diseases Related To Poor Oral Health Heart Disease, Strokes, Diabetes And Some Forms Of Dementia Have All Been Linked To Poor Oral Health. Now They Are Joined By The Most Common Form Of Liver Cancer. Fri, 04 Oct 2019 11:27:36 GMT Hospital Admissions For Children With Tooth Decay "Unacceptable" Says Faculty For Dental Surgery. A Call For All Schools In England To Become Sugar-free, By Leading Dentists, Highlights The Problem Of Poor Oral Health Among Children. Mon, 09 Sep 2019 14:57:48 GMT Mind Matters In Oral Health The Mental Health Of The Nation Has Been Given More Attention Recently Especially With Some High Profile Celebrities Coming Out To Say They Have Suffered Too. But What Impact Can Ones Mental Health Have On Oral Health? Fri, 09 Aug 2019 12:57:34 GMT Is Gum Disease Linked To Rheumatoid Arthritis? These Days Medical Science Is Becoming Increasingly Aware Of The Body As A Series Of Linked Systems That All Have Knock-on Effects One On Another. Fri, 02 Aug 2019 12:27:09 GMT SO, HOW MUCH BETTER IS IT TO VAPE EXACTLY? As Vaping Is Being Championed As The 'safer' Option When Compared With Tobacco Use Can Smokers Consider Themselves 'out Of The Woods' When It Comes To Swapping From A Habit That Is Bad For One's Health? Mon, 22 May 2017 15:18:59 GMT ONLINE TEETH WHITENING KITS CAN CONTAIN 250 TIMES RECOMMENDED DOSE OF HYDROGEN PEROXIDE. In Order To Save Money Having Tooth Whitening Carried Out At The Dentist; An Increasing Number Of People Are Turning To Online Kits Designed To Be Used At Home. Mon, 08 May 2017 15:52:05 GMT JOINT CONFERENCE ON DIABETES AND GUM DISEASE IN MADRID CONFIRMS LINK A Joint Conference Held In February In Madrid Between The European Federation Of Periodontology And The International Diabetes Federation Have Confirmed A Link Between Gum Disease (periodontitis) And Type 2 Diabetes. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:32:57 GMT SCREENING FOR DIABETES AT YOUR LOCAL DENTIST - A HOLISTIC STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION? Regular Readers Of This Blog Will Know That We Have Reported Before On The Impact Of Diabetes On Oral Health. Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:03:23 GMT ELEGANT SLUMMING A Recent Survey, Featured In 'The Dentist' Magazine For December 2016, Found That One-in-five People Admitted To Not Cleaning Their Teeth Over The Weekend. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:28:07 GMT DIVING INTO DENTAL PAIN Vinisha Ranna Is A Dental Student Who Loves Scuba Diving. She Recently Wrote A Paper On The Problems Some Divers Face Experiencing Tooth Pain Whilst Diving. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:00:57 GMT CAN WE HAVE OUR CAKE AND NOT EAT IT? The Anti-climax That Is January Is Officially Over And For Many Of Us That Means Our Tipsy Resolutions Have Gone With The Wintry Wind Too. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:58:32 GMT A NAUGHTY DINOSAUR HELPS CHILDREN TO CLEAN THEIR TEETH We've Reported Before On This Blog About The Terrible State Of Children's Teeth. A&E Departments Around The Country Have Been Reporting Startling Increases In The Level Of Extractions Of Teeth In Children As Young As Five. Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:38:04 GMT BOOZE CONTROL As We Rush Headlong Into The Christmas & New Year Season It Is Timely To Remind Ourselves Of The Dangers Of Over-indulgence In Alcohol. Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:06:47 GMT MELBOURNE RESEARCHERS GIVE SHOT IN THE ARM IN FIGHT AGAINST GUM DISEASE Vaccination May Be A Controversial Topic In Some Circles But It Remains The Best Way To Protect Ourselves Against Disease. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:12:58 GMT CENTENARIANS TOP TOOTH RETENTION A New Survey, Carried Out In The U.S. Shows That Those Who Live To Be 100 Years Of Age Have More Of Their Own Teeth Than Those Who Were Born At The Same Time But Who Died Younger. Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:44:16 GMT FLOSSOPHY - MAKING OUR JOB THAT BIT HARDER Michaela O'Neill, President Of The British Society Of Dental Hygiene And Therapy Responds To The Latest Research About The Effectiveness Of Dental Floss. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:43:20 GMT Mexican Implants From The 4th Century The Placements Of Implants Is Not A New Phenomenon As This Recent Find In Mexico Reveals. Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:14:52 GMT POST-SURGICAL PAIN STUDY: A MIND BODY PROBLEM Chronic Post-surgical Pain Is A Rarity For Periodontal & Implant Interventions But A New Study At Kings College London Has Been Investigating The Issue. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:33:51 GMT The Destructive Effects Of Khat A Recent Letter In The BDJ Highlights The Effects Of Recent Legislation On The Use Of Khat. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:42:34 GMT LONG TERM POT SMOKERS SHOW SIGNS OF INCREASED GUM DISEASE A New Zealand Study Of 1,000 People Found That Long Term Pot Smokers Were At Increased Risk Of Developing Gum Disease (periodontitis). Fri, 08 Jul 2016 16:38:07 GMT WHY MUST HUMANS CLEAN THEIR TEETH? When Was The Last Time You Took Your Pet For Dental Treatment? Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:48:59 GMT DITCH THOSE DENTURES – AT BEDTIME A Tokyo Based Research Group Has Been Monitoring Links Between Gum Disease And Susceptibility In Patients Over 85 Years Of Age. Fri, 27 May 2016 16:03:15 GMT MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECT ANNOUNCED ON THE EFFECT OF E-CIGARETTES ON ORAL HEALTH Vaping Is Being Marketed As A Major Improvement On Smoking For Those With The Nasty Habit But There Is Not Much Research Into The Long Term Effects Of The Practice On Health, Although Evidence Suggests It Is Better Than Cigarettes. Fri, 20 May 2016 12:13:35 GMT POOR ORAL HEALTH COULD SPEED UP ALZHEIMER'S PROGRESSION IN SUFFERERS. A Small Scale Study Run By Kings College, London And The University Of Southampton Have Found A Statistical Correlation Between Rates Of Dementia In Alzheimer's Sufferers And Poor Oral Health. Fri, 06 May 2016 15:09:44 GMT STATINS CAN REDUCE GUM INFLAMMATION TOO! Much Has Been Made Of Late About The Connection Between Heart Disease And Gum Disease. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 12:27:30 GMT 21ST CENTURY PREGNANCIES AT GREATER RISK OF GUM DISEASE The Office Of National Statistics, For The First Time Last Year, Announced That The Average Age For First Time Mothers Is Now Above 30 Years. Mon, 04 Apr 2016 14:55:29 GMT SUGAR TAX IS NO SILVER BULLET FOR CHILDREN'S HEALTH In A Move, That Even Took Celebrity Campaigner Jamie Oliver By Surprise, George Osborne Brought In A Tax On Sugary Drinks In An Attempt To Tackle Childhood Obesity. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 12:39:50 GMT WHY HAVING TRICLOSAN WITH YOUR FLUORIDE IS THE BETTER OPTION The Benefits Of Fluoride On The Re-mineralisation Of Tooth Enamel Has Been Proved Effective For Several Decades. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 16:04:12 GMT NEW COATING FOR IMPLANTS TO INCREASE BONDING WITH BONE COULD INCREASE SUCCESS RATE Increasingly, The Option For Dental Implants Is Proving Very Popular As A Long Term Solution To The Problem Of Missing Teeth. Mon, 29 Feb 2016 14:32:53 GMT SALIVA: THE MOUTH'S OWN HOME GUARD The Number Of Aids To Help Keep The Mouth Clean And Protected Has Increased Dramatically Over The Past Few Decades. Mon, 22 Feb 2016 12:09:43 GMT LINKING GUM DISEASE AND BREAST CANCER New Study Shows That Periodontal Disease Raises The Risk For Breast Cancer In Post-menopausal Women Especially If They Smoke. Mon, 15 Feb 2016 11:24:55 GMT A ROTTEN JOKE ABOUT OUR TEETH It's A Decades-old Joke In The US That Brits Have Terrible Teeth, But According To The Latest Research, Americans Have No Cause To Laugh; Their Dental Health Is Generally No Better Than Ours - And In Some Respects, It's Worse. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:38:03 GMT Teens Skipping Breakfast Can Be Recipe For Halitosis Horror! A Study Published In The International Journal Of Dental Hygiene Shows That Teenagers Are Almost Twice As Likely To Suffer From Bad Breath When The Skip Breakfast With One-fifth Questioned Admitting Missing This Most 'important Meal Of The Day'. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 11:59:55 GMT Flossing Will Mean You Go To The Grave With ALL Your Own Teeth Still In Your Mouth The Simple Fact Is 95% Of All Gum Disease Begins At The Gum Line & Between The Gum And The Tooth And Also Happens In Between Teeth. Tue, 26 Jan 2016 00:50:04 GMT Braces? Are You Brushing With An Interspaced Brush? If You Have Braces Then Brushing Regularly Is The First Step To Better Oral Hygiene – But Have You Tried An Interspaced Brush Yet? Tue, 26 Jan 2016 00:59:48 GMT WHAT IS THE TRUE COST OF SELLING HEALTHCARE? Eddie MacKenzie, Editor Of 'The Dentist' Magazine Writes In His Editorial For The December 2015 Issue: Fri, 04 Dec 2015 15:30:04 GMT Dr Alan Sidi Featured On New National Implant Dentistry Patient Website Westminster Dentist Dr Alan Sidi Is Featured On A New National Implant Dentistry Patient Website Called Click4teeth Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:27:01 GMT Say 'Hello' To The Tooth Scary! In The Same Way As The British Think The Americans Speak So They Can Be Heard The Other Side Of The World So The Americans Think The British All Have Bad Teeth. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 12:02:47 GMT OSTEOPOROSIS DOES NOT INCREASE PREVALENCE OF GUM DISEASE IN MENOPAUSE NEW FINDINGS SHOW New Research Published In The Journal Of Periodontology Concluded That Women Suffering From Osteoporosis Are Not At Increased Risk Of Suffering From Periodontitis (gum Disease). Mon, 09 Nov 2015 12:37:43 GMT 3D TEETH THAT WREAK REVENGE ON DENTAL PLAQUE We've Reported Before On The Impact Of 3D Printing On Dentistry And Although Research And Development Is Ongoing There Is Another Innovative Step In The Battle Against Tooth Decay. Fri, 06 Nov 2015 12:48:15 GMT DENTAL FLOSSING - HOW GOOD IS IT? Sadly, The Statistics For People Actually Carrying Out Any Sort Of Inter-dental Work Are Not Good Despite The Sterling Work Of Dentists And Hygienists. Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:50:51 GMT CANCER TREATMENTS AND THE IMPACT ON YOUR DENTAL HEALTH Many Of Us Know Someone Who Has Had Cancer, Or We May Even Have Suffered From It Ourselves. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:04:43 GMT DO PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH POOR ORAL HEALTH DESERVE TO BE BLAMED? Earlier This Year, Daily Telegraph Journalist, Harry Wallop, Confessed In An Article That His Six Year Old Has Just Received Her Third Filling And Had One Tooth Removed. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:25:07 GMT SMOKING MASKS SYMPTOMS OF GUM DISEASE Nothing Like Kicking A Bad Habit When It's Down... Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:53:48 GMT MICROBIOLOGY CONNECTING GUM DISEASE AND HEART DISEASE A Swedish Team Has Unravelled The Connection Between Gum Disease (periodontitis) And Heart Disease (atherosclerosis) And The Culprit's Name Is: Porphyromonas Gingivalis. Fri, 18 Sep 2015 14:13:22 GMT MILK IN YOUR TEA CAN PREVENT TOOTH STAINS In Dental Circles It Is Well Known That Certain Drinks Have A Propensity To Discolour Teeth. Red Wine, Black Coffee, Tea And Cola Drinks Among Them. Mon, 14 Sep 2015 12:12:30 GMT THE 14,000 YEAR OLD DENTAL PATIENT The 14,000 Skeleton Of A 25 Year Old From Italy Shows Signs Of Dental Treatment. Mon, 07 Sep 2015 12:40:45 GMT MECHANISMS CONNECTING PERIODONTAL DISEASE AND DIABETES Type 2 Diabetes Is A Global Problem, One-tenth Of The Population Presently Suffer With It And The Number Is Increasing. Projections Are That 50% Of The Population Will Be Affected By 2035! Fri, 21 Aug 2015 14:16:08 GMT WHAT ARE THOSE INGREDIENTS IN TOOTHPASTE FOR? Ever Wondered Just What All Those Chemicals Are For That We Brush On Our Teeth Twice A Day? Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:57:03 GMT BRUXISM – THE LONG HARD GRIND About 20% Of The Population Grind Their Teeth So Badly That Not Only Do They Wear Away The Enamel They Also Suffer From Headaches, Insomnia And Jaw Damage. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:45:45 GMT ROTTEN TEETH IN TODDLERS AT CRISIS LEVEL An Article In Yesterday’s Sunday Times Carries An Interview With Nigel Hunt Dean Of The Royal College Of Surgeon’s Dental Faculty Who Is Calling For Health Warnings On Sweets And Soft Drinks. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:29:43 GMT GETTING SOME SUN CAN HELP KEEP YOUR SMILE For Most Of Us The Sun Is The Main Source Of Our Intake Of Vitamin D Which Keeps Our Bones And Teeth In Good Condition. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:34:11 GMT A QUARTER OF PATIENTS IN THE U.S. LIE ABOUT FREQUENCY OF FLOSSING TO THEIR DENTISTS Fibbing About Flossing; But Who Pays For It In The End? Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:44:36 GMT Tepees And How They’re Used Want To Clean In Between You Teeth Far More Effectively? Try A Tepee Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:45:14 GMT Just Having An Electric Toothbrush Isn’t Enough Moving From A Manual Toothbrush To An Electric Toothbrush Is A GREAT First Step To Better Oral Hygiene – But Are You Using It Properly? Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:49:27 GMT ONE IN THREE CHILDREN START SCHOOL WITH SIGNS OF TOOTH DECAY The Blame For This Is Laid At The Door Of Soft Drinks And Fruit Juices Which Have High Sugar Content But There Is Also The Question Of Encouraging Small Children To Start Developing Good Habits In Looking After Their Teeth. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:55:10 GMT SHISHAS, KRETEKS, VAPES AND SNUS... WHAT’S YOUR POISON? The Re-packaging Of Tobacco Under Plain Covers And The Hiding Away Of Cigarettes Behind Metal Grills Can Only Add To The Branding Of Cigarettes As Dangerous Products; However A Rose By Another Name May Indeed Smell Sweeter. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:15:45 GMT DIABETES IS NO OBTACLE FOR PATIENTS WHO WANT IMPLANTS Diabetes, When Uncontrolled, Is No Impediment For Patients Wanting Dental Implants Says The Latest Research From The University Of Texas. Fri, 15 May 2015 15:29:22 GMT NOVELTY IMPLANT TO MAKE YOUR PARTY GO WITH A SWING. A Company Is Offering Free Implants But Could Put Your Teeth On Edge! Mon, 11 May 2015 15:56:24 GMT GUM RECESSION AND THE LINK TO MENOPAUSE Hormones Are The Chemical Messengers Of The Body Supervising Just About All Aspects Of Physical And Mental Development. If They Change Or ‘go Wrong’ Then The Effects Can Be Debilitating And Even Fatal. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:34:57 GMT THE CASE FOR HOLISTIC THINKING IN PATIENT CARE Maintaining A Healthy Life Is Just As Important To Our Patients As Having A Long Life And Dental Health Providers Have A Role To Play Here Too. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:55:30 GMT KEY BACTERIUM IN GUM DISEASE IDENTIFIED Key Gene In Virulence Identified Will Aid In Combating Gum Disease. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:21:24 GMT GENERATION FLUORIDE THE CITY OF HULL ABOUT TO JOIN THE FLUORIDE GENERATION AS CHILDHOOD TOOTH-DECAY REACHES 40%. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:21:56 GMT GRAPHENE: THE NEW HOPE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT BACTERIA A New Nano-product With Anti-bacterial Properties May Become A Powerful Alternative To Antibiotics. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:05:37 GMT 3D PRINTING - THE NEW WAY TO MAKE IMPLANTS? With An Estimated 50% Of The Population At Risk Of Gum Disease (periodontitis), And Resulting Gum Recession, There Is Increasing Interest In Dental Implants. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:00:54 GMT Why Stopping Gum Recession Has Become Important For General Well-being? Stopping Gum Recession Means Having The Right Diet, A Daily Care Routine And Visits To The Hygienist. But The Rewards Can Include A Longer Life And Better Quality Living. Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:04:54 GMT COLLAGEN GRAFTS SIGNAL END FOR PAINFUL GUM RECESSION Gum Recession Affects Over 50% Of The Population And Until Recently Meant A Life Of Sensitiviy To Brushing, Avoiding Acidic Foods And Using High-fluoride Toothpastes; Nothing Could Be Done About The Condition Itself. Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:42:42 GMT