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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Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 2018: have you got your tickets?

The Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 2018 are just around the corner, and we want to make sure you’re ready for the only awardsceremony recognising clinical excellence in aesthetic dentistry! Taking place on 23 March 2018, the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards recognise excellence in the field of aesthetic restorative dentistry and facial aesthetics, and recognition by way of an … Continued

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BACD welcomes new president

Dr Donald Sloss has been named as the new president of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD). Donald, a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, has also passed membership exams of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and is one of the few dentists in the country to have passed … Continued

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Welsh government launches ‘Baby teeth do matter’ campaign

The Welsh government has launched a new campaign, ‘Baby teeth do matter’, to raise  awareness of the importance of adopting healthy dental habits early to prevent tooth decay. Speaking during a visit to Pontcare Medical Practice in Merthyr Tydfil in conjunction to the launch, health secretary Vaughn Gething commented: ‘While we’ve seen improvements in oral … Continued

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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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