World Oral Health Day is taking place with this year’s message being Act on Mouth Health. To mark the occasion, the Oral Health Foundation has compiled a list of five top tips to help us take steps towards a healthier and happier mouth.
Pregnant women with gum disease are significantly more likely to go into early labour, according to the findings of a new study.
A large team of researchers with members from the U.K., Canada, Uganda and Zimbabwe has found that the common antibiotic cotrimoxazole reduces adverse health events in children with HIV. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the group describes testing the effectiveness of the antibiotic in young HIV patients and what they found.
Oral health campaigners are welcoming the launch of the new Change4Life campaign, which aims to combat the high sugar intake of children across the UK.
When you’re suffering from a dental problem, you should seek prompt treatment from your family dentist. But, what if your issue occurs after hours, on the weekend or on a holiday? It’s important to understand the difference between a typical dental issue and one requiring immediate attention.