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Oxfordshire patients can now access dental services by calling NHS 111

Oxfordshire patients can now access dental services by calling NHS 111

Patients in Oxfordshire can now access a wide range of health services by calling NHS 111, it has been confirmed. The new operators of the local NHS 111 system, the South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, have confirmed that patients will be able to benefit from dental, mental health and pharmacy services, as well […]


Dentists urged to play an active role in HPV detection and prevention amid rise in oral cancer cases

Dentists urged to play an active role in HPV detection and prevention amid rise in oral cancer cases

Dentists have been urged to play a more active role in discussing safe sex habits with patients in a bid to combat rising rates of oral cancer linked to HPV exposure. HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a very common sexually-transmitted infection. Public health experts have called for dentists to speak to patients about HPV as […]


Plans to open a new dental surgery in East Wichel submitted to Swindon Borough Council

Plans to open a new dental surgery in East Wichel submitted to Swindon Borough Council

Plans to open a brand new dental surgery in East Wichel have been submitted to Swindon Borough Council. The application has been put forward by representatives from Wichelstowe Dental Care and Hunter Page Planning. If the application is successful, the new clinic, which will provide both NHS and private dental services, will open six days […]


New study shows that brushing is not enough to keep childhood decay at bay

New study shows that brushing is not enough to keep childhood decay at bay

A new study suggests that brushing alone is not sufficient to prevent decay and eliminate the dangers of eating sugary foods. The study, which involved nearly 4,000 preschool children, revealed that brushing is not enough to nullify the dangers associated with eating and drinking sugary foods and drinks. Researchers from universities based in Glasgow and […]


Shocking scenes as car flies off the motorway and becomes lodged in dental office window in California

Shocking scenes as car flies off the motorway and becomes lodged in dental office window in California

(Image Credit: Orange County Fire Authority) Shocking scenes featuring a car lodged in a dental office window have been captured on camera in California. Photographs published on news programmes and in newspapers show a Nissan Altima stuck in the first-floor window of a dental clinic in Santa Ana, California. The car is believed to have […]


Oakham dental patients welcome the opening of a new NHS dental practice

Oakham dental patients welcome the opening of a new NHS dental practice

A new NHS dental practice has opened in Oakham, providing local dental patients with better access to NHS treatment. JDRM Dental Care Limited officially opened its doors to patients on Friday 12th January. The surgery, which is located on Melton Road, will open from 8am until 8pm offering routine and urgent dental services. The opening […]


Dorset dental patient warns of the risks of travelling abroad for treatment

Dorset dental patient warns of the risks of travelling abroad for treatment

A dental patient who travelled overseas for treatment has shared his story in a bid to encourage others to think twice before having treatment abroad. Pradip Pandya, from Wimborne, flew to India two years ago to have dental implant treatment. At the time, he was attracted by the fees, which were significantly lower than charges […]


Number of children having teeth extracted in England rises again

Number of children having teeth extracted in England rises again

The number of children having teeth extracted in hospital in England has risen again. New figures show that 42,911 procedures were carried out in English hospitals in 2016/2017 compared to 40,800 in 2015/2016 and 36,833 in 2012/2013. In light of the news, the British Dental Association has labelled the government “short-sighted” and urged ministers to […]


Burnley dental nurse prepares for once in a lifetime charity trip to Tanzania

Burnley dental nurse prepares for once in a lifetime charity trip to Tanzania

A dental nurse from Burnley is gearing up for the trip of a lifetime to Tanzania. Stephanie Wilson will travel to the African country as part of a project run by the charity Bridge2Aid. Stephanie was one of just three Oasis Dental Care employees chosen from more than 350 dental professionals across the country who […]


Bury-based company becomes the world’s first dental marketing agency to accept Bitcoin payments

Bury-based company becomes the world’s first dental marketing agency to accept Bitcoin payments

A company based in Bury has become the first dental marketing agency in the world to accept Bitcoin payments. The Creative Composite, which offers a wide range of services such as advertising and running social media campaigns, has started accepting Bitcoin payments after witnessing a surge in interest in cryptocurrencies among dentists. Recently, there has […]