3D PRINTING – THE NEW...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
With an estimated 50% of the population at risk of gum disease (periodontitis), and resulting gum recession, there is increasing interest in dental implants. With an estimated 50% of the...
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3D TEETH THAT WREAK REVENGE...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
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. Scientists...
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A QUARTER OF PATIENTS IN...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
Fibbing about flossing; but who pays for it in the end? A recent survey by the American Academy of Periodontology, reports that 27% of dental patients admitted lying to their...
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BRUXISM – THE LONG HARD...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
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. Bruxism, the...
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CANCER TREATMENTS AND THE IMPACT...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
Many of us know someone who has had cancer, or we may even have suffered from it ourselves. Either way the good news is that survival rates continue to increase...
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COLLAGEN GRAFTS SIGNAL END FOR...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
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...
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DENTAL FLOSSING – HOW GOOD...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
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. A recent headline in the Daily...
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DIABETES IS NO OBTACLE FOR...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
Diabetes, when uncontrolled, is no impediment for patients wanting dental implants says the latest research from the University of Texas. Worries about patients with chronic diatetes at high risk of...
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DO PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
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. Harry goes...
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GENERATION FLUORIDE
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
THE CITY OF HULL ABOUT TO JOIN THE FLUORIDE GENERATION AS CHILDHOOD TOOTH-DECAY REACHES 40%. It seems ironic that in Third World countries where poorer populations have to fight tooth...
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