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

Sophie Bracken

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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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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Calls for increased regulation of non-surgical facial aesthetics

Health experts in Wales are calling for increased regulation of non-surgical facial aesthetics treatments. In an industry worth almost £3 billion in the UK, aesthetic procedures such as dermal fillers and botulinum toxins can cause cause blindness and disfigurement if carried out incorrectly by non-healthcare professionals. Limited regulation ‘Areas which are common for fillers are around the eyes and frown … Continued

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Jennifer Aniston ‘makes best use of non-surgical aesthetic treatments’

  Jennifer Aniston is the celebrity making best use of non-surgical procedures, according to new research. Conducted on behalf of CCR Expo, the independent study asked over 100 dentists, surgeons, doctors, nurses, dermatologists, and practice managers working within UK aesthetic medicine to suggest people in the public eye who are  using non-surgical aesthetic procedures procedures to … Continued

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A star performance

Dentistry 17: Stars of Dentistry exceeded all expectations in what was arguably the best dental symposium ever seen in the UK. Dentistry was there to bring you the highlights. From the quality of the comprehensive lecture programme, the calibre of world-class speakers, the educational opportunities of the hands-on workshops, and the busy exhibition hall, Stars of … Continued

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Linda Greenwall honoured in Queen’s Birthday List

Dr Linda Greenwall (pictured left, with Baroness Helen Kennedy and Arlene Philips) has been awarded the British Empire Medal. The award was made as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, in recognition of Dr Greenwall’s services to the dental profession in the UK and overseas. A serial entrepreneur in the dental sector, Dr Greenwall runs … Continued

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Julia Roberts, Zac Efron top celebrity smile poll

A survey conducted in conjunction with National Smile Month has revealed Hollywood Julia Roberts as the owner of the UK’s favourite female celebrity smile. The survey, conducted by White Glo, revealed the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, in second place, followed by Our Girl actor, Michelle Keegan. Following closely behind, former First Lady of the US, Michelle … Continued

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Demi Moore reveals stress-related tooth loss

Demi Moore has revealed she has lost her two front teeth – allegedly due to to stress. In an interview on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the 54-year-old actor explained: ‘I sheared off my front teeth. ‘I’d love to say it was skateboarding or something really cool, but I think it’s really something that’s important … Continued



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