U.S. Tooth Fairy Spending Rebounds, Up 15%

Tooth Fairy Now Leaves an Average of $3 Per Tooth, Up From $2.60 in 2011 Visa Creates Free App for Parents to Determine Their Own Payment Amount SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Economic conditions in the U.S. are improving in at least one sector – children who receive money from the Tooth Fairy. Continue reading “U.S. Tooth Fairy Spending Rebounds, Up 15%”

A perfect storm for dental associates? Alan Suggett’s opinion piece

Here’s an excerpt from the most recent UNW Dental Bulletin written by Alan Suggett and his team. I see little evidence to the contrary, in fact things are getting worse for some but not for all. To contact Alan & UNW: 0191 243 6009 07860 2460718 alansuggett@unw.co.uk http://www.unw.co.uk A perfect storm for dental associates? AContinue reading “A perfect storm for dental associates? Alan Suggett’s opinion piece”

A Multidisciplinary Approach To TMD Problems

Upcoming Course in Central London A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO TMD PROBLEMS  FRIDAY 26TH OCTOBER 2012 AT HOLIDAY INN, WELBECK STREET, OXFORD CIRCUS, LONDON, TEL: 0207 316 4663 PROGRAMME 08:30 – 09:00        Registration – tea/coffee 09:00 – 09:30 RICHARD DEAN – Is a general practitioner with special interest in occlusal, TMJ problems, and dental orthopaedics– ANContinue reading “A Multidisciplinary Approach To TMD Problems”

The Greatest Breakthrough Since Lunchtime #5 – Japanese invention could end tooth decay

Japanese invention could end tooth decay From Dentistry IQ Scientists in Japan have created a microscopically thin film that can coat individual teeth to prevent decay or to make them appear whiter, the chief researcher said. The “tooth patch” is a hard-wearing and ultra-flexible material made from hydroxyapatite, the main mineral in tooth enamel, thatContinue reading “The Greatest Breakthrough Since Lunchtime #5 – Japanese invention could end tooth decay”

Private dental school to open

From the Independent Britain’s first private dental school will open next September. The school, which will take 100 students a year on a five-year course costing £180,000, is expected to be the forerunner of many more private institutions offering specialist degree courses. Based in Leicester, it is the result of a joint venture by theContinue reading “Private dental school to open”

The Greatest Breakthrough Since Lunchtime #4 – New Discovery Related To Gum Disease

From Medical News Today New Discovery Related To Gum Disease A University of Louisville scientist has found a way to prevent inflammation and bone loss surrounding the teeth by blocking a natural signaling (sic) pathway of the enzyme GSK3b, which plays an important role in directing the immune response. The discovery of UofL School ofContinue reading “The Greatest Breakthrough Since Lunchtime #4 – New Discovery Related To Gum Disease”