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Category list : Mouthcare

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    Standardising the delivery of oral health care practice in hospitalsSubscription

    Clinical23 October, 2017

    To improve the oral health of hospital inpatients, the Mouth Care Matters initiative was adopted in 12 acute hospital trusts. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion

  • Lasers used to regenerate damaged teeth

    Lasers used to regenerate damaged teeth

    NHS Choices6 June, 2014

    “Lasers have been used to regenerate parts of damaged teeth,” BBC News reports.

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    Mouth cancer patients 'wait a month' before seeing clinicianSubscription

    News11 February, 2014

    More must be done to raise awareness about the symptoms of mouth cancer, experts have said after figures show that patients wait for weeks on end suffering symptoms before seeking medical help.

  • NHS dentistry

    Treating gum disease reduces premature birthsSubscription

    News18 September, 2010

    Successful gum disease treatment may reduce women’s risk of giving birth prematurely, according to American research.

  • Bacteria that live in the mouth can cause a far bigger health risk than dental plaque if they are able to get into the bloodstream.

    Oral bugs 'lead to blood clots'Subscription

    News6 September, 2010

    Bacteria that live in the mouth can cause a far bigger health risk than dental plaque if they are able to get into the bloodstream, research has shown.

  • Clean teeth 'reduce heart risk'

    Clean teeth 'reduce heart risk'

    NHS Choices8 June, 2010

    “Brushing your teeth twice a day could save you from a heart attack”, the Daily Mail reported.

  • The risk of contracting cancer could be increased due to repeated exposed to dental x-rays, a new study has found.

    Dental x-rays may increase cancer riskSubscription

    News3 June, 2010

    The risk of contracting cancer could be increased due to repeated exposed to dental x-rays, a new study has found.

  • The independent inquiry into failures at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust has highlighted weaknesses in hygiene practice among staff.

    Weak hygiene practices found at Mid Staffs trustSubscription

    News24 February, 2010

    The independent inquiry into failures at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust has highlighted weaknesses in hygiene practice among staff.

  • Red wine and tooth decay

    Red wine and tooth decay

    NHS Choices5 December, 2009

    “Red wine can care for our teeth”, the Daily Express reported. The newspaper says that “a daily glass could help keep teeth healthy and reduce the need for fillings.”

  • Health Secretary Andy Burnham at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

    Health secretary opens new dental unitSubscription

    News2 December, 2009

    Health Secretary Andy Burnham has visited the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust to open a new dental unit for patients with special needs.

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