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Fear of the dentist: what is dental phobia and dental anxiety?

It’s fair to say going to the dentists is few people’s favourite thing to do. In fact, over 45% of British people say they get anxious ...

  • 29/07/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dental, Brain & Mind

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NHS dental budget needs reform to meet patients’ needs

Routine scaling and polishing of teeth should be stopped as the NHS dental budget would be better spent elsewhere, experts warn. A stu...

  • 01/05/2019
  • Culture & Society, Dental

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Alzheimer’s is linked to gum disease – but bad oral health is not the only culprit

For most people, teeth cleaning may just be a normal part of your daily routine. But what if the way you clean your teeth today, might ...

  • 18/02/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dental, Brain & Mind

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Study shows vitamin D supplements are of no benefit to the over 70s

There is little benefit for those over 70 taking higher dose vitamin D supplements to improve their bone strength and reduce the risk o...

  • 31/01/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Bones, Joints & Muscles, Dental, Ageing

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The shocking state of oral health in our nursing homes, and how family members can helps

The recent report of a nursing home resident found with maggots in her mouth brings home how devastating neglected oral health can be. ...

  • 02/06/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dental

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Meet the researcher - Dr Sheena Ramsay

Meet Dr Sheena Ramsay, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Institute for Health and Society. She tells us what attracted her to Newcastle from UC...

  • 03/04/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dental

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Dental Problems at A&E: why it matters

Charlotte Currie, Clinical Fellow in Oral Surgery at the Centre for Oral Health Research, School of Dental Sciences at Newcastle Univer...

  • 23/01/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dental

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"Oral and Dental” Patient, Carer, Public Involvement (PCPI) group

The “Oral and Dental” Patient, Carer, Public Involvement (PCPI)  group meets every 3 months at Newcastle Dental Hospital. We always try...

  • 09/01/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dental

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The Dentists of Tomorrow: Involving the public in the interview process

The School of Dental Sciences runs two undergraduate courses, a five year Bachelor of Dental Surgery course (71 places) and a three yea...

  • 12/07/2016
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dental

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