Changing Your Toothbrush is Important

Dentists suggest that toothbrushes should be changed every 3 months to preserve healthy dental hygiene. According to a new survey, women switch toothbrush twice as often as men – after approximately 92 days, while men do that after 185 days. The fact that 7 out of 10 men have used their partner’s toothbrush signify that […]

Is it time to reduce the antibiotics prescribing?

193 countries will sign a landmark declaration to redeem the world of drug-resistant superbugs. Dentistry accounts for up to 10% of all antibiotics prescribed in the UK, and the BDA has been determined to play their part in diminishing antibiotic prescribing. The BDA has recently pointed to studies showing the 600,000 patients with dental problems […]

New Dental Filling

More than 80% of the population in UK has or had, at least one filling. Professor Hill from Queen Mary University of London, presented the first evidence on dental fillings that can greatly repair tooth decay. The focus is on new bioactive glass composites which have an ability to release fluoride, calcium and phosphate, all […]