Dental nurses have joined the call on government for a swift implementation of a programme to offer HPV jabs for boys following yesterday's advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).
Tongue piercings may affect gums and teeth in close proximity with the piercing.
A new global classification system for periodontal health, diseases and conditions, as well as peri-implant diseases and conditions, has been announced today at the EuroPerio9 congress.
A study reveals that smoking impacts on the efficacy of periodontal healing after non-surgical treatment.
Ingrid Perry, Secretary and Trustee of the award-winning children’s dental health charity Teeth Team, is to be awarded an MBE for ‘Services to Education and Improvement of Dental Health in Young People’ in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
The decision to offer boys a vaccination against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), announced today by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, has been hailed by the Oral Health Foundation as a decision that will save thousands of lives every year.
A new study demonstrates increased levels of gum disease and disease-causing bacteria in individuals at risk of rheumatoid arthritis.