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Jozef W

Toothpick In Numbers 2014 – Our Booking Data Revealed

As we venture boldly into 2015, we’ve taken a moment to reflect on the progress made in 2014. The results were so captivating we decided to put them in an infographic and share them with you. In short, we have truly seen the evidence that the UK population is increasingly moving online to book their… Read More

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Could you clone a human from a tooth? Say John Lennon?

Last week, we blogged about Canadian dentist, Dr Michael Zuk, an avid collector of celebrity teeth, who sent one of Elvis Presley’s dental crowns on a tour of UK dental clinics in a bid to raise awareness of oral cancer. Part of DR Zuk’s tooth collection included the wisdom tooth of Beatle musician John Lennon…. Read More

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Jozef W

Winner – Santander Breakthrough 50 in partnership with SMARTA

Toothpick is very proud to announce its inclusion on the Breakthrough 50 list, along with a raft of start-ups that are making a real difference across the UK. We would like to thank the judges and also congratulate all the other 49 successful companies in 2014 competition. Santander continues to support new business through initiatives… Read More

Health in the UK NHS
Jozef W

NHS e-Referral Service Replaces ‘Choose And Book’

Earlier this week, a report from the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee revealed that the NHS was set to replace an electronic booking system for outpatient appointments, Choose and Book. Choose and Book was a huge leap forwards in creating a centralised appointment service and up to 40,000 patient referrals are made through the… Read More

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TalkHealth Dental Forum Now Live!

We’re pleased to announce our newest partnership with TalkHealth, the NHS Choices partner for health forums and online clinics. Together with the British Dental Health Foundation we are backing their new dental health forum, where users can discuss anything to do with dental health and dentistry. Other forums and clinics on the site are already… Read More

Know how Botox at Dentist
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Did You Know Your Dentist Can Do Botox?

In the past, you might have gone to a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist for Botox injections. Getting Botox was a lot less common, with fewer professionals carrying out the procedure, also making it more expensive. Today, dentists and nurses, with proper training, can carry out the procedure as well. Botox is used to smooth… Read More

Know how How To Brush Your Teeth
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How To Brush Your Teeth, And What Can Happen If You Don’t

Everyone knows that lax oral hygiene can lead to a wide number of problems, but sometimes we all need a gentle reminder of the risk we run by cutting corners. In this article we run you through some of the most common problems that can arise and how you can make sure to avoid them…. Read More