Cookie policy: This site uses cookies (small files stored on your computer) to simplify and improve your experience of this website. Cookies are small text files stored on the device you are using to access this website. For more information please take a look at our terms and conditions. Some parts of the site may not work properly if you choose not to accept cookies.


Subscribe or Register

Existing user? Login

Linda Greenwall

Private dental practitioner, London

Recent stories

  • Charcoal toothpastes: what we know so farSubscription

    13 JUL 2017

    Charcoal toothpastes are a recent innovation in the oral healthcare product market, and some pharmacies have started stocking them. The marketing campaigns for these toothpastes are fashionable, trendy, and different to those for other toothpastes. This marketing has enjoyed considerable success, encouraging the introduction of related products, including ‘charcoal toothbrushes’, which have charcoal incorporated into the bristles. To date, there have been no scientific studies publishe

  • Managing stained teethSubscription

    21 JUN 2017

    Many people often visit pharmacies to ask for solutions to stained teeth. We write to highlight to pharmacists briefly the different types of staining and treatment options available. Staining of teeth may be external (extrinsic) or internal (intrinsic). Intrinsic staining may be caused by malformation or hereditary conditions of enamel and dentine, systemic illnesses (e.g. hepatic or haematological), medication, notably antibiotics, especially tetracyclines, during tooth development,

Newsletter Sign-up

Want to keep up with the latest news, comment and CPD articles in pharmacy and science? Subscribe to our free alerts.