Sophie Hatton, Author at Dentistry.co.uk
Sophie Hatton

Sophie Hatton

Author at Dentistry.co.uk

Sophie is managing editor of the clinical journal, Aesthetic Dentistry Today. She has nine years' experience in healthcare writing and editing. Email: [email protected] Twitter: @FMCSophie
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Liverpool named ‘Botox capital of the world’

Liverpool has been named the botulinum toxin capital of the world, according to new research. A new study presented at a meeting of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) revealed that four out of five worldwide Google searches for non-invasive Botox procedures are now made from the UK. Of searches made in Britain, … Continued

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Female cosmetic patients seeking Trump-like treatments

Women are using non-surgical facial aesthetics to emulate Ivanka and Melania Trump, according to an article in the Guardian.  Cosmetic surgeon, Norman Rowe, based in Manhattan, NY, says that once a week patients visit him hoping to copy Ivanka and Melania’s features. Some female patients,  Rowe claims, are spending up to £30,000 on botulinum toxin and dermal … Continued

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Profession warns consumers to choose wisely as corrective procedures increase

  A new survey has revealed that nearly three quarters of aesthetic professionals providing treatments such as teeth whitening and botulinum toxin have had to correct to work of another practitioner.  The research, conducted by CCR Expo 2017, questioned 102 dentists, doctors, surgeons, nurses, dermatologists, and practice managers. Seventy-two per cent had previously had to correct … Continued

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The key to happiness

A true pioneer of cosmetic dentistry in the UK, Mervyn Druian speaks to Sophie Hatton about a career of innovation spanning nearly 50 years, and those that have influenced him along the way. Dr Mervyn Druian is a name that every UK dentist should be familiar with. If you don’t know him as international president of … Continued

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Selfies could enhance post-treatment experience, study says

‭A new study has found that selfies can be used as an effective tool to enhance patients’ post-treatment experience, and alert the clinician to early post-treatment problems. Published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal and entitled, ‘Patient satisfaction with an early smartphone-based cosmetic surgery postoperative follow-up’, the study focused on patients of cosmetic surgery, but the results could be … Continued

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Vaping potentially as harmful as tobacco cigarettes, study concludes

Results of a new study have suggested that electronic cigarettes could be as harmful to health as tobacco cigarettes. Chemists at the University of Connecticut used a novel 3D-printed device to test the effects of e-cigarettes and the nicotine-based liquid within them. The researchers found that the nicotine liquid is potentially as harmful as unfiltered tobacco … Continued

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Nadia Sawalha receives botulinum toxin treatment for bruxism

Nadia Sawalha has revealed that she has undergone treatment with botulinum toxin to relieve bruxism, a condition that has caused her to lose a tooth. The Loose Women presenter revealed on the programme: ‘I grind my teeth so badly, front and back and to the side’, before stating that she has undergone treatment with botulinum toxin … Continued

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Cosmetic dentistry book for patients becomes best seller

A book designed to help patients understand the various facets of dental care – particularly cosmetic dentistry – has become an Amazon UK best seller. A Reason To Smile: Fixing Broken Confidence With Cosmetic Dentistry – with contributions by Drs Shital Patel, Randall Deaton, Stephen DeLoach Jacob DeVinney Randy M Feldman Scott Frank, Allen Ghorashi, Alan R … Continued

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Giovanni Pernice to return to Strictly with a new smile

Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer, Giovanni Pernice, is on track to complete orthodontic treatment with clear aligner therapy in time for the 15th series of the show, which kicks off in September. Last year, Giovanni’s Strictly partner, Coronation Street actress Georgia-May Foote, underwent Invisalign treatment, which piqued Giovanni’s interest in the treatment. ‘A smile, especially when you work in television, … Continued



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