Posts tagged 'facts'

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The C-Word

THE C-WORD. WHAT’S YOUR VIEW? There aren’t many of us whose lives haven’t been touched by cancer in some way.  If we’re lucky enough not to have been a victim ourselves, we’re sure to know someone who has. Personally, I had thyroid cancer in my early 20s that would have been spotted by a dentist had I been regularly attending appointments! Words By Joe Earl, Marketing Manager for Dental Sky wi...

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The True Value of Preventative Dentistry

The true value of preventative dentistry

To understand the true value of preventative dentistry is to understand that prevention is better than cure, or so the old adage goes. That certainly is true for caries, simply down to the fact that tooth decay can’t really be cured but the results of tooth decay can be restored. History tells us that once a tooth has had its first restoration, that tooth will continue to need restoring for t...

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F.A.C.E: Precision in caries excavation

F.A.C.E: Precision in caries excavation Most people know that the most common form of oral disease is tooth decay, Caries (tooth decay) produces acids that wear away at the healthy tooth structure over time, meaning it is extremely important to prevent the progress of the lesion to preserve sound tooth structure. As a dentist you know the constant challenge faced when removing caries is to a...
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A Handy Guide To Handpieces

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Kate Scheer's Handy Guide To Handpieces Kate Scheer is Marketing Communications Executive at W&H (UK) Ltd, a professional marketer with an MA in strategic marketing and over 25 years' experience working in the dental industry. A quality dental handpiece is crucial to everyday practice and achieving optimal treatment outcomes. For that reason, it’s important that dentists take their ti...

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Digital Technology Revolutionising Implant Procedures

Digital Technology Revolutionising Implant Procedures. This blog post was written by Kate, Marketing Executive at W&H(UK) Ltd. It’s no overstatement to say that dentistry has advanced significantly since the first implant treatments performed in the 50s and 60s. Implantology in the UK has only fairly recently become a more widely accepted treatment option by patients, and research into the...

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101 Years On, What Have We Learned?

101 Years On, What Have We Learned? Kate Scheer from W&H looks at the importance of hygeine and how far we’ve come since the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 which infected 500million people across the globe, and resulted in the death of an estimated 20-50million people. Kate Scheer is marketing communications executive at W&H (UK) Ltd, a professional marketer with an MA in strategic marke...

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Managing Dental Anxiety

Managing Dental Anxiety Dental fear (also known as dental phobia, odontophobia, dentophobia, dentist phobia and dental anxiety) is the fear of dentistry and receiving dental care. Fear and anxiety, however, toward the dentist and dental treatment are both significant characteristics that contribute to avoidance of dental care. Delaying dental care due to anxiety prevents early diagnosis of den...
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Be The Life And Sole Of Your Practice

Be The Life And Sole Of Your Practice Chantelle Leflaive from Toffeln discusses their scientific approach to design, introduces the new AktivFlex trainer and shares her top tips for choosing shoes for the dental practice. At Toffeln, we think you deserve to be loved. Since 1978, we’ve dedicated our lives to enhancing foot well-being. Helping professionals to have healthier, supremely well s...
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6 tips for effectively managing your dental practice supply inventory

Dentist ordering supplies

Managing the inventory of your dental practice can be a difficult task that, if not managed efficiently, can quickly spiral out of control, leaving your limited storage space cluttered and disorganised. As a dental supplier we know that there are an incredible amount of products needed for the smooth running of any dental practice. From your everyday sundries such as nitrile gloves and  fac...
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Mouth Cancer Action Month: Goccles

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Last year more than 7,000 people were diagnosed with oral cancer in the UK. In just a decade the disease has grown by a third, and of all the advances there have been in battling cancer, it is one of the few cancers that is actually predicted to increase. Of course there are several risk factors that are heavily linked to the disease, such as smoking, but oral cancer can affect anyone. Mout...