Rebecca graduated from Dundee University in 2015 and has spent several years working in general practice, in both Scotland and New Zealand. Rebecca is currently working as a DCT1 in the Public Dental Service in Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Rebecca attained her masters degree in public health from the University of Glasgow in 2022 and has a keen interest in research, dental public health, and working with socially excluded groups.
In this blog Rebecca Manson takes a look at a review assessing the global prevalence of geographic tongue. 14 studies were included suggesting a prevalence of 3% (95%CI 0.4% to 5.5%)[read the full story...]
In her first blog for the Dental Elf Rebecca Manson takes a look at an in-vitro review of bioactive glass and hydroxyapatite for the occlusion of dentinal tubules. The findings provide some evidence that that bioactive glass/hydroxyapatite are effective in occluding dentinal tubules in an in-vitro setting. Well conducted long term clinical trials are needed to assess effectiveness in a clinical setting.[read the full story...]