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Life outside of dentistry

One of the first things I remember learning about in my first week at dental school all those years ago was the importance of doing things other than dentistry. Whilst I enjoy my job, I agree it is important to leave work at work and not think abo...

A ‘red’ dental patient

At a routine appointment, it was discovered that new patient Dominika needed a filling. As a teenager, Dominika had had a brace and had always been very conscientious about oral hygiene, but as an adult she had lapsed back into bad habits. Although s...

Food for a dental diet

Every time you eat or drink a meal, your teeth are under acid attack for up to one hour. The sugar which is in most food reacts with the bacteria in plaque (the sticky coating on your teeth) and produces harmful acids, which attack tooth enamel and c...