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Dental Team Become Pirates and Tackle Charity Walk In Aid of Local Hospice

Dental Team Become Pirates and Tackle Charity Walk In Aid of Local Hospice

Shiver me timbers! A gallant crew of brave pirates took on the rain and bad weather to take part in a Midnight Walk in order to raise money for a local hospice. Cleveland Terrace Dental Practice in Darlington put on the eyepatches and skull and crossbones and took part in the walk to raise funds […]


Dentist Convicted of Mass Fraud Ordered to Pay £360,000 to NHS

Dentist Convicted of Mass Fraud Ordered to Pay £360,000 to NHS

A dentist that was convicted and imprisoned for defrauding the NHS for treatments over 6 years and worth hundreds of thousands of pounds has been ordered to pay £360,000 in compensation in a proceeds of crime hearing brought to Guildford Crown Court. Mark Walewski, a dentist who previously was the manager of the New Dental […]


New Regulations on E-Cigarettes Welcomed by Dentists

New Regulations on E-Cigarettes Welcomed by Dentists

New laws restricting the tank size of e-cigarettes in the United Kingdom, as well as the ingredients and strength of vape juice have been welcomed by dentists, as well as the Oral Health Foundation, as research continues into the potential long term and unknown side effects of using a vaporiser. The law that came into […]


One in Three Brits Using an Electric Toothbrush

One in Three Brits Using an Electric Toothbrush

New figures released today show a dramatic rise in sales of electric toothbrushes, as well as other dental products, according to analysts Kantar Worldpanel. Cosmetic dental treatments and private dental care have also seen a boost. According to experts, one of the causes for this rise is the popularity of social media, particularly for sharing […]


Connecticut Wolves Get Their Teeth Taken Care Of

Connecticut Wolves Get Their Teeth Taken Care Of

When someone’s tooth hurts it is time to send for a dentist, and this is just as true if you are a wolf. Beardsley Zoo in Conneticut recently as part of their regular medical and dental check-ups made sure two of their Mexican wolves underwent root canal treatments, as well as removing teeth,  in order […]


Dental Patient Asked to Fish Broken Crown out of Toilet, Wins £20,000 in Settlement

Dental Patient Asked to Fish Broken Crown out of Toilet, Wins £20,000 in Settlement

A dental patient has been paid £20,000 in an out of court settlement after a series of treatments for a broken tooth left her in agony for nine months, the biggest indignity being told to fish a broken onlay out of her toilet so a replacement can be made. Sally Bannister went to see Dentist […]


Leading Dental Experts Warn That “Extremely Acidic” Sparkling Water can destroy Teeth

Leading Dental Experts Warn That “Extremely Acidic” Sparkling Water can destroy Teeth

Despite commonly held beliefs that sparkling water is a healthy alternative to sugary fizzy drinks, it is very acidic and can damage teeth, Dr Adam Thorne of Harley Street Dental Studio claimed. Dr Thorne noted that on the pH scale of acids it had a pH number of 3, which it about the same on […]


Dental Nurse Imprisoned for Drug Supply has been struck from the GDC Register

Dental Nurse Imprisoned for Drug Supply has been struck from the GDC Register

A dental nurse imprisoned for possession and supply of Class B drugs has been told she can no longer work in dentistry after the General Dental Council reached their verdict yesterday following her appearance at Sheffield Crown Court. Simone Harper, who in 2015 was jailed for three months for supplying cannabis and possessing £3000 worth […]


British Dental Association sets out “Six Point Manifesto” for Politicians this Election

British Dental Association sets out “Six Point Manifesto” for Politicians this Election

On 8th June, residents of the UK will go to the polls to vote for who they wish to lead the country. Many issues have been the prime focus, but the British Dental Association have created a six point plan to ensure oral health is not left out of the agenda and avoid “political indifference” […]


Fourteen Thousand People Stuck on Dental Waiting List in Cornwall

Fourteen Thousand People Stuck on Dental Waiting List in Cornwall

New dental patients in Cornwall are facing up to eighteen months of waiting before they can register with an NHS dentist while the county faces a huge backlog for services, raising concerns that health and dental services are overstretched in the region, and leaving some residents travelling all the way to Devon to find a […]