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Oral Health 2020

Time to stop brushing oral health aside

Oral health continues to be one of the most neglected areas of global health. The tragedy is that oral disease is a silent epidemic afflicting some 3.58 billion people—more than half the world’s population—while it’s largely preventable. Oral diseases, such as dental caries (tooth decay), gum disease and oral cancer, are the most common forms … Continued
Oral Health 2020

Dental hospitals improving oral health through specialised care, training and research

Dental hospitals not only treat us when we present with a problem; they also train the dentists of tomorrow and host research projects that advance our understanding of oral health. Training the future workforce and specialists Within the United Kingdom, there are sixteen dental hospitals, and a further two dental school clinics, that not only … Continued