Seb Evans, Author at Dentistry.co.uk
Seb Evans

Seb Evans

Author at Dentistry.co.uk

Seb moved to FMC at the start of 2014. He is the editor of dentistry.co.uk, assistant editor of Dentistry magazine and editor of Dentistry Scotland. Email: [email protected] Tel: 01923 851751
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Public Health England launches healthy teeth lesson plans

‘Keeping our teeth healthy’ lesson plans are now available from Public Health England as part of its Change4life campaign. There are two plans, one aimed at five to seven-year-olds and one for seven to eleven-year-olds. The presentations use a simple science experiment to introduce the idea of how sugary drinks can affect teeth. ‘With 23% of five-year olds in England … Continued

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Gum disease increases chances of an early labour

Gum disease significantly increases the chances of pregnant women going into labour early, a new study has found. The study found that 45% of women who entered labour early had gum disease, compared with 29% who experienced a perfect pregnancy. Women with untreated tooth decay or fillings were also more likely to experience early births. ‘The … Continued

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A third of European dentists may leave the UK after Brexit

Almost a third of dentists from Europe are considering leaving the UK in the next few years. That’s according to a new report from the General Dental Council (GDC), published today. Despite this, the dental regulator claims it has seen no evidence of EEA-qualified dental professionals leaving UK registers. ‘Exploring the intentions of people who … Continued

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School children taught to count using sugar cubes to help curb obesity rates

Primary school children are being taught to count using sugar cubes to help combat childhood obesity. Worksheets, created by Public Health England (PHE), will ask pupils to calculate how much sugar is in different foods. Children will then be asked whether this is more or less than the recommended daily amount of sugar. ‘Children are consuming too much … Continued

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See Martin Wanendeya lecturing about practical tips for implant success at the Implant Dentistry Show

Martin Wanendeya from Ten Dental Facial will be lecturing about practical tips for implant success at the Implant Dentistry Show on the 26th January at Novotel London West – don’t miss out and register now for free! #ImplantDentistryShow19 https://www.d Martin Wanendeya from Ten Dental Facial will be lecturing about practical tips for implant success at … Continued

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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… Brexit – what’s next for dentistry? With Government Brexit plans up in the air, Michael Watson explains how the turmoil is affecting dentistry. After the Brexit vote earlier in the week, Michael believes the recruitment of dentists and … Continued