News & Advice: Oral Health and Science
Dentist Jessica Lee has been awarded the diploma in dental sedation by Kings College in London. Jessica is Ock Street's sedation dentist and is able to help people who experience fear of the dentist and fear of dental treatment. This... read more.
Jessica Lee Awarded Diploma in Dental SedationOctober 12th, 2012
Women who take care of their teeth are at a lower risk of developing dementia, according to the results of a study in California reported today in the Daily Mail. At first glance it is difficult to see how this... read more.
Dental Health Link to Dementia SuspectedAugust 22nd, 2012
The General Dental Council is to include the topic of oral cancer in its core curriculum of recommended subjects for the continuing professional development of dentists, hygienists and dental nurses. This is great news for patients, as dentists and hygienists... read more.
Oral Cancer to become Core Subject in TrainingJune 16th, 2012
If you are a smartphone user you can now get help with your oral health routine at home using your iphone or other smartphone. The way you look after your teeth at home has a huge impact on the health... read more.
Dental Apps for Smartphone usersJune 5th, 2012
We are delighted to announce the launch of our new service in Dr Jessica Lee is leading this new service and will be working with dentist colleagues and dental nurses at Ock Street Clinic to offer the best in pain... read more.
New Service: Sedation for Dental AnxietyMay 17th, 2012
I am pleased to give you some advanced notice of our new dental sedation service that we are launching in May 2012. read more.
Dental Sedation Arrives at Ock Street ClinicApril 28th, 2012
New research published in The International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology has revealed a link between mouth bacteria and meningitis. Our mouths contain huge populations of bacteria and one of these, streptococcus tigurinius, has been discovered both in the... read more.
Flossing can prevent Meningitis?April 12th, 2012
It seems strange to be writing about oral sex and dentists, but its an important subject that we have been thinking about for a few years at Ock Street Clinic.Last year (2011) the number of cases of mouth cancer rose... read more.
Why are Dentists concerned about Oral Sex?April 4th, 2012
Does Periodontal Health impact on longevity? This was the question posed at a recent dental seminar by Professor Iain Chapple from Birmingham University. His cental argument was based on a study of 1,200 males in Boston USA who were followed... read more.
Can Gum Disease Shorten Your Life?February 12th, 2012
It is thought that 620,000 people suffer from pneumonia every year in the UK with a 5% mortality rate, and new research from Yale University suggests that there may be a link to oral health.Bacterial chest infections are suspected to... read more.