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Dentists greet sugar levy announcement

The British Dental Association (BDA) has welcomed news the government will introduce a sugar levy on the soft drinks industry from 2018. The levy will be based on the volume of sugar with two bands: those with 5g per 100ml and those with more than 8g per 100ml – pure fruit juices and small businesses will be excluded. The Chancellor...

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Mild or Chronic – Pain cannot be ignored!

Pain, it’s something we all suffer with from time to time and sometimes  when dealing with toothache or orofacial pain the patient can have trouble locating exactly just where the pain origins. People can sometimes find it difficult pin-pointing exactly where it is coming from. When a patient presents us with a certain type of facial pain we sometimes ask our patients to...

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