What you’ve missed this week
Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days…
A French study looked at the impact sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, can have on adults.
It found the association with cancer is just as strong with fruit juices as it is with sugary drinks.
Researchers from the University of Leeds’ School of Food Science and Nutrition and the School of Medicine have developed a draft Nutrient Profile Model in collaboration with WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe), for infants and young children aged from six to 36 months.
Some drinks contain five times the amount of caffeine found in a can of Coca Cola.
The move has been welcomed by the British Dental Association (BDA), saying energy drinks ‘have no place on the menu’.
A series in The Lancet is calling for radical reform of dental care and tighter regulations of the sugar industry.
It argues that around 3.5 billion people suffering from oral diseases worldwide have been let down.
The standards for restorative dentistry include endodontics, periodontics and prosthodontics.
Dental practice valuations have been declining from a high of 153% of fee income in October 2017.
The latest quarterly results show practice valuations are rising, from 126% to 131% of fee income in the latest quarter.
The findings, published by the Cochrane Library, contained the results of 33 trials in eight countries, encompassing more than 21,000 participants trying to give up smoking.
The latest acquisitions follow another 23 that completed in 2018.
The attractive, interactive pop up shop is located in one of the city’s busiest shopping centres, with thousands of daily visitors – including prospective patients who may be interested in teeth straightening.