Sweets that are good for your teeth: Sugar-free treats said to reduce plaque and tooth decay

Sweets that are good for your teeth: New sugar-free treats said to reduce plaque and tooth decayPeppersmith's Tingz contain naturally occurring sweetener xylitolFlavours include strawberry and vanilla and orange and mandarinThe sweets are accredited by the British Dental Health Foundation By Ian Fletcher PUBLISHED: 00:57 GMT, 18 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 18 March 2013 'Cracking innovation': Peppersmith co-founders Dan Shrimpton, left, and Mike Stevens are behind the sweets that are good for you A range of sweets that are good for children's teeth is set to reach the shops this week.

Boy, 5, wins 9k payout from dentist who tried to blame his mother for loss of 13 milk teeth

Boy, 5, wins 9,000 payout from dentist who tried to blame his mother for loss of 13 milk teeth (but they'll have grown back by the time he gets his money)Cameron Jackson has been left with just seven teeth until his adult set growMum Wendy Jackson, from Bradford, took legal action against dentistHe has now won 9,000 payout which he will receive when he turns 18 By James Rush PUBLISHED: 14:53 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:55 GMT, 2 January 2013 Cameron Jackson, pictured with his mum Wendy, had to have 13 teeth removed after suffering toothache at the age of three A five-year-old boy who had 13 milk teeth removed after suffering severe toothache has accepted a 9,000 payout from his dentist.

Woman ends up with part of a dentist"s drill in her LUNG after swallowing it during surgery

Woman ends up with part of a dentist's drill in her LUNG after swallowing it during surgery The unnamed woman in her 60s was having dental implants when the incident occurredThe drill head came loose from the surgeon's grip and fell into her mouthDoctors tried to sit her up, but she had already swallowed it 1228/#.UOLNTKp-59E” rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”> The Local, an English language newspaper in Sweden.

Pregnant women who see the dental hygienist reduce their risk of a premature birth by a third

Pregnant women who see the hygienist reduce their risk of a premature birth by a third Severe gum infections cause an increase in the production of chemicals which induce labourWomen with gum disease who had a high risk of premature birth benefited from having a procedure called scaling and root planing | UPDATED: 18:06 GMT, 31 December 2012 Severe gum infections cause an increase in the production of chemicals which induce labour Pregnant women who go to the hygienist may cut their risk of premature birth by a third, new research suggests.

Do you really need to pay a dentist 700 to get white teeth like Holly"s?

Do you really need to pay a dentist 700 to get white teeth like Holly Willoughby'sDentists claim bleaching at home is dangerous, but sky-high prices see customers turn to home kits | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 15 December 2012 Celebrity smile: Holly Willoughby has confessed to teeth whitening Thousands of Britons have their teeth bleached to emulate the dazzling smile of celebrities such as TV presenter Holly Willoughby, who recently admitted to doing so ‘years ago’.

Mamma Mia! I saved 5,000 getting my teeth fixed – by going to Budapest

Mamma Mia! I saved 5,000 getting my teeth fixed – by going to BudapestMusical star Jackie Clune hits out at high fees for dental work in the UKAn increasing number of Brits travel abroad to afford dentistry | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 1 December 2012 Last year, two of my ageing dental crowns fell out – a front tooth and an incisor that was concealing an impacted canine.

Becomes mother after pioneering cervical cancer surgery

Blessed by a baby we feared we'd never have: Pioneering surgery saved woman with cervical cancer and left her still able to become a mother Katie Brown was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2010She underwent radical surgery to save her life and her fertilitySix months later she was pregnant, much to the amazement of her doctorMiss Brown and partner Adam Holtby delayed their wedding plans Baby Ethan was born healthy by Caesarean section | UPDATED: 06:55 GMT, 20 August 2012 Like most new mothers, Katie Brown readily admits she is besotted with her baby son.