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The pandemic body: how the Covid era changed us – from hair loss to weight gain
Sore, blurry eyes, decaying teeth, spreading feet – the strange, difficult years of coronavirus have had unexpected effects on our general health

Amy Fleming

02, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Fluoride will be added to UK drinking water to cut tooth decay
Chief medical officers cite estimates that more mineral in water would reduce cavities by 28% among poorest children

Nadeem Badshah

23, Sep, 2021 @8:49 PM

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A kick in the teeth for northern dentists | Brief letters
Brief letters: Dentists | Child labour | Flying the nest | Boris Johnson | False advertising


23, Sep, 2021 @4:37 PM

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Digested week: start with a Monday from hell and go from there
The pandemic continues to be a ball-ache but we were given a tiny and surprising point of light

Lucy Mangan

17, Sep, 2021 @9:33 PM

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Bupa is being a real pain over my dental claim
My wisdom tooth needs to come out but it says the policy only covers ‘active symptoms’

Miles Brignall

07, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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I’m bracing myself for some adult orthodontics | Coco Khan
As someone who loves to wear a face mask, this is a great time to take my dentist’s advice and get my crooked smile fixed

Coco Khan

06, Aug, 2021 @1:00 PM

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What 22 years of terrible gum disease has taught me about pain, shame and politics | Zoe Williams
When a dentist is holding something sharp in your mouth, you need them to be infinitely accepting of you and your behaviour. A person like that is hard to find, writes the Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

12, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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I’ve found a special dentist for people who are terrified of dentists | Romesh Ranganathan

My sugar-loving sweet tooth has given me a lifelong fear of going for a check-up – can a specialist in nervous patients help?

Romesh Ranganathan

09, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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We won’t fix the obesity epidemic by locking people’s jaws shut | Arwa Mahdawi
This is an economic issue, and a ‘torture device’ that stops you opening your mouth properly isn’t the solution, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

29, Jun, 2021 @3:04 PM

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Mike Lennon obituary
Other lives: Innovative academic dentist with a wide public health perspective

Geoff Taylor

06, Jun, 2021 @4:43 PM

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Staff at UK GP surgeries facing abuse and ‘tsunami of demand’
Exclusive: emergency summit reveals deep crisis with serious impact on mental heath of doctors, dentists and staff

Adrian Warner

28, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Abominable teeth and the rotten state of NHS dental care | Letters
Letters: Lesley Whittaker laments the lack of affordable dentistry, and Marion Wallace asks why why universal healthcare stops at caring for teeth


25, May, 2021 @4:59 PM

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