Dentistry

Not all dentists promote evidence-based treatments – four red-flag signs to look out for

Spotting rogue dentists and dubious remedies can be difficult for the layperson patient - so here's a guide to some of the common red flags

Activated charcoal is increasingly popular, so let’s talk about what makes for a good toothpaste

The alternative medicine community is very fond of their charcoal toothpastes, but the vast majority offer zero protection to teeth

What does Covid-safe dentistry look like?

Dentists are quite literally in the firing line when it comes to COVID-19, but we're taking every precaution possible to treat patients safely.

Despite scare stories from holistic dentists, cavitations probably don’t exist

Holistic dentists scare patients with warnings about cavitations - but the evidence for the existence of cavitations is flimsy at best

Anti-fluoride activists may disagree, but fluoridation is social justice in dental care

Water fluoridation isn’t a magic bullet to end dental decay, but for some it may be the only dental care they have access to - and for that reason it's worth it.

‘Mask Mouth’: a real dental phenomenon, or merely a confection?

Dentist Shaun Sellars looks at recent reports of facemasks causing a new dental phenomenon known as 'mask mouth'.

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